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Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley

0 Memorial Drive, GPS: Use 43 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
+1 413-625-6179
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Looking forward to an evening of bowling with a couple of beers! Googled the bowling alley! Opening... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lynn Y
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Authentic and a bit off the beaten path.

Experienced and novice candlepin bowlers will thoroughly enjoy visiting this 100+-year-old alley... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RobertD807
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Opened in 1906, the Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley is the second oldest bowling alley still in operation in North America. This eight lane candlepin bowling alley offers eight lanes of bowling and a full bar. It is accessible through a narrow alley off of Bridge Street in the village of Shelburne Falls.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
4 weeks ago
“Authentic and a bit off the beaten path.”
26 Apr 2017
“One of those hidden place”
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0 Memorial Drive, GPS: Use 43 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
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+1 413-625-6179
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking forward to an evening of bowling with a couple of beers! Googled the bowling alley! Opening times: Monday through Thursday 2pm until 10pm! Great! Except when we arrived on Tuesday at 4pm, we were informed "closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday in the summer!" Nice to...More

Thank Lynn Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Experienced and novice candlepin bowlers will thoroughly enjoy visiting this 100+-year-old alley. Be prepared not to be barraged by electronic distractions and sharpen your math skills, since the location is devoid of video games and bowlers must keep their own score. This enhances the overall...More

Thank RobertD807
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Before the building burnt down on main street the real fun was walking up the Alie between two building to get there ...After a few games head on over too Bakers Pharmacy for a real treat. An old time Soda Fountain and get your self...More

Thank Darrell E
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My sister had visited previously (we are Aussies) and had a ball playing candle pin bowls. My family and I were present during a tournament which was fun to watch. We also enjoyed a drink at the cosy bar, chatting to the bartender and other...More

Thank Rhonda F
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Such a cool scene...candle pin bowling and a party! And right in the sweet little village of Shelburne Falls. Have a cocktail, listen to some fine music, whether from a live band or from the well-stocked jukebox! And get serious about your bowling...you'll be in...More

Thank LisaKClark
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Are you kidding me!! This small town has one of the best venues I've ever been to. Great service, great history, great drinks!!! Everybody was so friendly, the atmosphere was perfect! Local or passing through this is a great place to visit!

Thank Brandon O
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Fantastic place for first time candlepin bowling with family and friends. Small historic place with great drinks, friendly staff and customers. All around great time and throwback to a simpler time. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Mackemart
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Love the bowling alley, the father/son owners are delightful, the drinks are cheap and strong, the bowling is a hoot and the live music nights are legendary. I've brought my 5 year old niece here for a fun game of bowling on a rainy day...More

Thank HappyEscapist
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great time candle pin bowling for an hour with a group of four. We called ahead of time to see if there were lanes open just in case because this spot can be very popular. This is a one of a kind experience....More

Thank Michie1291
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Down an alley to the alley! We just spent 2 hours bowling - eight of us ranging in age from 10-71. It was the best family fun! There are only 8 lanes. It's like stepping back in time. The staff is friendly. It's clean. No...More

Thank skyqueenvt
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