$7 for One Adult Admission to the Pacific Pinball Museum ($15 Value)


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About 90 contemporary & vintage free-play pinball machines flex their flippers as visitors peruse exhibits on the art & science of the game

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Promotional value expires Aug 10, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Not valid on New Year's Eve or during special events. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Playing an arcade game is the most fun a person can have with a quarter, aside from attempting to rip it in two to impress job interviewers or giving George Washington a tiny makeover. Keep your quarters intact with today's Groupon: for $7, you get one adult admission to the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda (a $15 value).

An on-site collection of about 90 machines lines the senses-stimulating confines of the Pacific Pinball Museum, featuring rows of both contemporary and vintage models. Machines dating back to 1936 beckon to visitors, who have free playing rights with their admission. Pinball's ancient ancestors reside untouchable behind a red, velvet stanchion and include Montague Redgrave Parlor Bagatelle, which in 1879 supplanted filling the moats of neighboring castles with shaving cream as the most popular pastime. Grandiose murals of classic-machine art adorn the walls above machines ranging from 1950s woodrail to modern-day dot-matrix display. Pull the plunger on games such as Twilight Zone, Funhouse, CSI, El Dorado, and Creature from the Black Lagoon, which emerges from the depths of the museum with a single silver ball.

Customer Reviews

best place to play pinball
Leonides J. · January 28, 2016
It's really fun!
Natalie L. · December 1, 2015
It was lots of fun for us and our son and daughter-in-law! I was surprised to see parents with their young children ---the youngsters were having a ball!
Barbara B. · July 12, 2015
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    1510 Webster St.

    Alameda, California 94501


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