Where to Play Pinball & Arcade Games
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Pinball Hall of Fame
The Pinball Hall of Fame is the perfect place to test your pinball skills or learn about the history of the game. With over 300 pinball machines on location, it's the largest pinball location in the United States. The brand new building opened in 2021 and is located at 4925 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas NV 89119. The Pinball Hall of Fame hours are: open to the public every day Sunday to Thursday 10am till 9pm. Friday and Saturday we stay open till 10pm. Whether you're a pinball wizard or just a fan of the game, you'll have a blast at the Pinball Hall of Fame.
Past Times Arcade
Step into the captivating time warp that is Past Times Arcade. A veritable treasure trove of nostalgia and fun, this retro-inspired gaming haven harbors an astonishing collection of over 300 pinball machines and 150 classic arcade games. As if plucked from the dazzling decades of arcade glory, every game, spanning nearly a hundred years of production, is a beautiful memento of gaming heritage.
Whether you’re yearning for the clinking and clanging of the electro-mechanical pinball era or hungering for the high-speed thrill of today's latest releases, Past Times Arcade caters to all. Maintained impeccably and in pristine working order, these machines offer an undiluted, authentic gaming experience
Come pinball wizards, come one, come all! If you're looking for a pinball paradise, look no further than Pinball Perfection in Westview, PA. This place has one of the largest pinball collections in the United States, with over 300 machines to choose from. And it's not just about quantity - these are all high-quality pinball machines that are sure to provide hours of fun. Whether you're a pinball novice or a seasoned pro, you'll find plenty to enjoy here. Pinball Perfection is open year-round, five days a week. So if you're in the area, be sure to check out Pinball Perfection - you won't be disappointed!
Next Level Pinball Museum
Step into the next level of nostalgia at Hillsboro's Next Level Pinball Museum. 475 vintage and modern arcade machines, including a staggering 247 pinball machines, await your challenge. Free play with a $20 admission, all day. Tournaments and events regularly held. Basketball hoops, air hockey, skee-ball, and more. The decor is a collector's dream, with vintage toys, signed movie memorabilia, and pop culture artifacts covering every inch. No food or alcohol, but feel free to bring your own. This is a sanctuary for gamers, pure and simple.
Are you ready to travel back in time to the golden age of arcade gaming? Look no further than Pinball PA, a retro pinball and video game arcade located just outside of Pittsburgh.
As you step inside, the sound of the machines and the flashing lights transport you to a different era. With over 170 pinball machines on location, it is truly a mecca for pinball enthusiasts and one of the largest collections in the United States. And the best part? All the games are set to free play with your admission fee, so you can relive your glory days without breaking the bank. But Pinball PA is more than just pinball, it also has skee ball, retro arcade games, air hockey and more. It's the perfect place to bring the whole family for a day of nostalgia-filled fun. Don't miss out on this opportunity to relive the past and make new memories at Pinball PA.
Game Galaxy is like a wizard's world for video game and pinball lovers. It is an enormous warehouse of classic machines that will give you a total nostalgia flashback to being a kid and spending hours putting quarters into arcade machines. They have over 400 pinball and arcade machines on free play. They often run IFPA sanctioned pinball tournaments and wizardly staff are always happy to teach newcomers how to play. The store is located at 3 S Lowry St, Smyrna, TN 37167. If you love video games, then this is the place for you! You won't be disappointed.
Wizard's World is a pinball arcade in Fort Wayne, IN that opened in December 2017. The arcade has over 140 pinball machines to play, making it one of the largest all pinball arcades in the world. Wizard's World frequently runs pinball tournaments and is located at 14613 Lima Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818. The arcade is a great place for pinball enthusiasts of all ages to come and enjoy some pinball fun!
District 82 Pinball
If you're a fan of pinball, then District 82 Pinball is a place you need to visit. This De Pere, Wisconsin location has over 110 machines, and they only open for events and tournaments. That means you'll have to plan your trip around one of their frequent tournaments if you want to check it out.
Don't worry though – these guys take their pinball seriously. The machines are in incredible condition, and the competition is fierce. Many of the top competitive players in the world travel to District 82 Pinball for tournaments.
So if you're looking for a great place to play some pinball and meet some of the best players in the world, District 82 Pinball is definitely worth checking out.
ElectroMagnetic Pinball Museum
Pawtucket, Rhode Island is home to the Electromagnetic Pinball Museum and Restoration, one of the largest pinball arcades in the United States. With over 80 active pinball machines on location, it's a paradise for pinball lovers of all ages. The entry fee gives you unlimited free play on all of the machines, making it a great value for your money. In addition to the pinball games, the museum also offers a small number of video and arcade games alongside the pinball collection. The games span all eras, so there's something for everyone. If you're looking for something a little different, the Electromagnetic Pinball Museum is definitely worth a visit. Plus, they offer repairs and restoration services if you're in need of some help with your own pinball machine.
Located in Nashville, TN, Game Terminal is one of the largest arcades and barcades in the United States. With almost 100 active pinball machines on location, they offer a wide selection of games for all ages. In addition to pinball, they also offer a selection of classic video arcade games. Game Terminal is 21+ most nights and dog-friendly on their outdoor patio for those who want to bring their furry friends along. And if you're feeling hungry, they offer a full menu and bar. Whether you're looking to relive your childhood or have some fun with friends, Game Terminal is the perfect place for you.
Pacific Pinball Museum
The Pacific Pinball Museum is a must-visit destination for pinball fans. With over 90 games on free play, all for just a $22 admission fee, it's one of the best-known and most popular pinball museums in the United States.
The museum has games from all eras, so there's something for everyone. They're also a certified non-profit organization, so they do a lot of fundraising and support STEAM education field-trips. Plus, they have rotating exhibits that are always worth checking out.
And if that wasn't enough, the museum is currently photographing all the backglasses in their collection for the public to view. So if you love pinball and want to see some amazing artwork, the Pacific Pinball Museum is definitely worth checking out.
Silverball Retro Arcade (Asbury Park)
Silverball Retro Arcade in Asbury Park, NJ is the spot to hit up if you're looking for a blast from the past. They got nearly 100 pinball machines, plus all kinds of other retro arcade games, skee-ball, air hockey, and more. Everything is free play with your admission fee, so you can just play all day without having to keep feeding the machines. They even got a cafe on site that sells pizza and other beach boardwalk classics. It's a great place to bring the family, and it's right on the boardwalk too. You can't miss it.
The Pinball Palace
The Pinball Palace in Brunswick, Georgia is one of the largest arcades in the United States. They have almost 100 machines on location, making it one of the largest arcades in the US. Not to mention, they also offer a selection of video arcade games, air hockey, bubble hockey and more. Plus, the Pinball Palace is family and kid friendly - they even have a bounce house room for the kiddos! And if you get thirsty while you're gaming, they offer a selection of soft drinks, wine and beer. If you're looking for a unique arcade experience, the Pinball Palace is definitely the place to go!
Pocketeer Billiards and Bar
Poketeer Billiards and Bar in Buffalo, NY is a destination for pinball enthusiasts for miles around. This pool hall has over 80 pinball machines – making it one of the largest pinball arcades in the United States – with all of the most popular modern games, plus some well maintained classics, and a few you can play for free on Tuesdays. Join a league, compete in tournaments, and watch for their frequent pinball events. There are also a few video arcade games, plenty of darts, and 20 pool tables, including bar and full sized tables. Poketeer also offers pub grub, including pizza and wings, and a full bar. Pocketeer is family friendly all day and 16 and up after 9pm.
The Pinball Gallery is one of the largest arcades in the United States, and it's located near Philadelphia in Malvern, PA. The arcade has over 80 active pinball machines, and it also offers video arcade games and console gaming. The Pinball Gallery is a great tournament and league pinball location - the flat fee for entry means that you can play as many games as you want once you're inside. The arcade is clean, well lit, and the staff is friendly. If you're looking for a fun place to spend an afternoon or evening, the Pinball Gallery is definitely worth checking out!
Rec Bar 812 is a truly one-of-a-kind destination. Located in New Albany, Indiana, Rec Bar 812 is one of the largest barcades in the United States, with 80 active pinball machines on site. In addition to its impressive selection of games, Rec Bar 812 also offers a full food menu, featuring items like sandwiches, tacos and tots. And of course, no bar would be complete without a full bar offering craft beer and cocktails. Rec Bar 812 is open to guests 21 and over after 10pm at night. In addition to its many arcade-style games, Rec Bar 812 also features ping pong and arcade-style basketball games. But perhaps the most distinctive feature of Rec Bar 812 is its giant Toys "R" Us and Blockbuster signs - a true blast from the past!
CP Pinball is a pinball lover's paradise, located in South Roxana, Illinois. With over 80 active machines on location, it's one of the largest pinball arcades in the United States. The best part? It's free play with an entry fee - meaning you can play as many games as you want without having to put more quarters in. And if you get hungry, no problem - you can BYOB and bring your own food.
Silverball Retro Arcade (Delray Beach)
Looking for a fun and retro way to spend an afternoon or evening in Delray Beach, Florida? Then be sure to check out Silverball Retro Arcade! This large arcade and museum has over 70 active pinball machines on location, making it the perfect place for pinball enthusiasts of all ages. Plus, Silverball Retro Arcade also has a selection of classic arcade and video games, plus redemption-style games like arcade hoops and skee ball. And if you get hungry while you're playing, Silverball Retro Arcade also has a full bar and food menu with sandwiches, wings and fries. Best of all, Silverball Retro Arcade is family and kid-friendly, so everyone can enjoy a day of gaming fun.
If you're looking for a fun-filled day of gaming, look no further than the original location of Pinballz Arcade on Research Blvd. in Austin, Texas. This old school arcade is perfect for arcade gamers of all ages and skill levels, with 80 active pinball machines on site. You can also find a great selection of arcade and video games, plus redemption-style games to feed your ticket habit. And if you get hungry, there's even a food truck on site serving American food and pizza. Plus, Pinballz Arcade is BYOB, so you can enjoy your favorite beverage while you play. And best of all, it's kid and family friendly, so everyone can enjoy a day at the arcade.
Recbar in Louisville, Kentucky is a large pinball arcade and barcade with over 65 active machines on location. The sister location to Recbar 812 in New Albany Indiana, Recbar boasts a full bar and food including craft cocktails and craft beer. The food menu includes comfort food staples like sandwiches, burgers, tacos and tater tots. All ages are welcome until 10pm when it becomes 21+. 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Recbar is an adult focused arcade with all the games and drinks you could want!
Idaho Pinball Museum
Idaho is home to many quirky and interesting attractions, and the Idaho Pinball Museum is no exception. This large pinball arcade and museum is located just outside of Boise in Garden City, ID. With over 70 active pinball machines on location, there's something for everyone. Best of all, the games are on free play with a donation at the door. In addition to offering leagues and tournaments, the Idaho Pinball Museum is also a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the appreciation of pinball. So if you're in the area, be sure to check it out. Just remember to BYOB and bring your own food. Trust us, it's worth it.
Clubhouse Arcade in Fremont, Michigan is like no other arcade you've ever been to. For starters, it's huge - with over 65 active machines on location, they've got one of the biggest pinball selections in the state. And if you're into competitive pinball, they're definitely the place to be - they host IFPA tournaments regularly and take the game seriously. But Clubhouse isn't just about pinball - they've got video arcade games, redemption machines, skee ball, board games, and more. Plus, all of their games are set to free play with your admission fee, so you can stay as long as you want and play as much as you want. And if you're looking for a unique venue for a party or event, Clubhouse Arcade is definitely worth checking out. So whether you're a pinball wizard or just a casual player, Clubhouse Arcade is sure to have something for everyone.
Roanoke Pinball Museum
Discover the science, art and history of pinball at the Roanoke Pinball Museum in Roanoke, Virginia. With 61 pinball machines spanning multiple eras of the game, this interactive museum is a must-visit for anyone who loves pinball. From the 1930s to today, the games are fully playable and showcase the evolution of this beloved arcade classic. The best part? All the games are set to free play with just a small admission fee at the door. The museum staff is kind and knowledgeable, and the facility is kept clean and well-maintained.
Crazy Quarters Arcade
Crazy Quarters Arcade in Bay City, Michigan is a must-visit spot for any pinball enthusiast. They've got 65 pinball machines on location from all eras, plus retro and modern arcade and video games, Dance Dance Revolution, skee-ball, and more. The pinball selection is impressive, with modern Stern machines like Avengers: Infinity Quest, classic 90s games like Baywatch, and rare games like Zaccaria's Farfalla. The focus at Crazy Quarters is all about the games, so there's no restaurant or bar on site, but it's a reliable, family-friendly arcade and gaming destination that's worth checking out.
Flippers Arcade in Grandy North Carolina is this really cool retro pinball and video game arcade that's housed in a common gas station/convenience store. It's not what you expect but trust us, it's amazing. They've got over 80 pinball machines, plus all sorts of other retro and modern arcade games, skee-ball, laser tag, and more. It's a great place to bring the family and kids, and the best part is, $10 gives you 40 credits and almost every game costs 2 credits, so you get great bang for your buck. They have an extensive pinball collection from multiple eras, including a collection of classic arcade machines from Donkey Kong to Dig Dug. It's a must visit spot if you're in the area. Flippers Arcade also runs the occasional pinball tournament, including being an official location on the Stern Pro Circuit.
Replay Museum is an arcade and pinball museum in Tarpon Springs, Florida. With over 120 games on free play with admission, it's a great place to relive your childhood or experience some classic games for the first time. They have a mix of everything from well-known arcade classics like Pac-Man and Defender to more obscure pinball games like Bad Cats and Aztec. In addition to their regular lineup of games, they also offer the occasional pinball tournament for competitive players. Whether you're a seasoned arcade pro or just looking for some fun, Replay Museum is worth checking out.
Pinball nostalgia awaits at Pastime Pinball, Manchester Center's retro arcade & museum. 64 machines, multiple eras. Free play with admission. Snack bar serves up hot dogs, popcorn, ice cream, pretzels and more. Adult beverages include local craft beer, wine, cider. Games in top condition, well maintained. Indulge in pinball history.