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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
+1 248-626-5020
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Fun for all ages!

What a fun place. I went to a birthday party here as a kid and never forgot it. Most recently I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessika W
Canton, Michigan
via mobile
Fun looking at the old machines

Lots of different arcade games, some newer and some are antiques. Most of them are in working... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
+1 248-626-5020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun place. I went to a birthday party here as a kid and never forgot it. Most recently I went with five kids - 15, 13, 12, 7, and 3 - and all enjoyed their time there. We spent about $40 in tokens...More

Thank Jessika W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of different arcade games, some newer and some are antiques. Most of them are in working condition, but a few are just for display. I took my niece (8) and my nephew (6), they had a blast exploring the aisles of games and trading...More

Thank Kayakgirl86
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The big thing for me with M4 was always the weird and wacky. This place has some stuff you won't see anywhere else and that was always what got me out there. The old mechanical contraptions that you slide a token or two in and...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My grandchildren demand a visit whenever they sleep over. Marvin's is truly unique and special and everyone has a ball. It's particularly both fun, and ridiculous watching them cash in their tickets for prizes. I don't think there is anything else like it in America...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Flash from the past. So much fun to play the machines but also just to look at them. Things for a little ones to do and teenagers and adults alike

Thank sadlady
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fun time for the whole family. It is free to get in, but you definitely want to have a lot of quarters to drop just to see all the exciting things.

Thank W7397UQshannonc
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Because my husband misunderstood (based on the name) the nature of this place, it was on his bucket list for our trip to the Detroit area. He was expecting a museum full of mechanical contraptions (which would seem to fit the name of the place)....More

Thank Sherri M
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made a trip here so we could check out some of the Vintage arcade games this place is really neat and has crazy stuff all over everywhere we loved all the old vintage machines and only played a few of the...More

Thank Jake C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Unique place, a lot of dime and quarter games all inflated in costs. Doubt I will return. I feel don't waste the time to go. Maybe if you are a pinball gamer you might go, but the days of three, 5 ball games for a...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This has all the old favorites going way back plus a couple of modern games. You can win tickets, there is a snack bar, you can have your birthday party there so it trys to include the elements of Dave and Busters.

Thank BillyMacPSU
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Nancy B
16 February 2015|
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Response from Hal405 | Reviewed this property |
The answer above addresses it exactly. I would like to add that although a few (very few) machines may not work, I found it a great trip in nostalgia. I thing kids would get a kick out of the older machines that appeared... More