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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Most Fascinating Collection

I was surprised and pleased. Old time machines, everywhere,and they all work. No admission, and you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Guilford, Connecticut
One of a Kind

I can't think of any other place like it. It takes some getting used to, but kids 9 and 11 had a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Jersey
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“arcade games”(28 reviews)
“win tickets”(8 reviews)
“all ages”(21 reviews)
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31005 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was surprised and pleased. Old time machines, everywhere,and they all work. No admission, and you can have a lot of fun for $10 worth of quarters There is a Wizard of Oz pin ball that has a spinning house, a wizard, and Dorothy. Flippers...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't think of any other place like it. It takes some getting used to, but kids 9 and 11 had a good time. Several of the machines were broken, but staff was quick to provide a refund. I loved the old fashioned pinball machines...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

My 11 year old grandson wanted to "hang out" with me on a Saturday. I had heard about Marvin's from a friend, so off we went. All I can say is I had a ball. All the old games, PacMan, Space Invaders, Frogger just waiting...More

Thank Arlene734
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I love it. I've been coming here since I was a kid and just visited for the first time in about 6 years. This place is a great spot for weird old machines and playable arcade games. It's a really cool spot that I think...More

Thank luchalik
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

It is noisy. It is cramped and dingy. It has a lot of gross and disgusting machines. It is free to enter but could cost a fortune if you found things you wanted to try. Personally, a display that simulated vomiting and cost money to...More

Thank solomon5
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had fun at this arcade. There are games for all ages with lots of lights and bells. You will ooh and aah at things you’ve never seen. Tickets earned can be redeemed for prizes. Here’s a little bumper car game and the concession area.

Thank Tamekaye
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This place is SO much fun! I especially love the vintage machines. It's great to be able to share those with younger people who live in today's video game world.Where else will they get a chance to see those and actually play them? It's an...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The co-pilot and I were in Detroit for Volleyball nationals in late June / early July 2018. We had a couple days to kill so we decided to check this place out after seeing a flyer in the hotel brochure rack. Was sort of a...More

Thank Trixx P
Reviewed 5 July 2018

What a wonderful collection of arcade machines. The enjoyment and frustration to explain how people hundred years entertain themselves to kids who carried their entertainment in their pocket. I could spend hours staring at the walls and ceiling. My kids could spend hours collecting coupons,...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This place is the Best it's Reasonable, Snackbar food is good, Games is fun and different i just love coming here and bringing my kids here i wish the play was bigger with more fun things to do here for a reasonable price but this...More

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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