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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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Expensive retro

Unique place, a lot of dime and quarter games all inflated in costs. Doubt I will return. I feel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael D
via mobile
A different type of arcade - Classic trip back in time

This has all the old favorites going way back plus a couple of modern games. You can win tickets... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Novi, Michigan
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
+1 248-626-5020
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is like going to the fair. Coin operated machines and games that keep you either giggling or engrossed. It is well worth the coins for the vintage toy experience.

Thank whitehawk16
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Its much more than an arcade palace, its an homage to everything that is weird and wonderful. Its a place to discover lost memories of your youth, or to amaze the youth of today. I know I'm waxing poetically, but its a unique place. There...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It's like going back to your childhood ... a place jam-packed with fun. And today's kids enjoy it as much (or more) than their parents. There are arcade games you haven't seen in years ... and a few that aren't quite that old. But no...More

Thank edlexin
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We loved the endless discovery at Marvelous Marvin's! What a fun place! Several attractions had historical value, most were fun for all ages, there were many photo opportunities. It's a super place to plan a birthday party! I bet it would also be a fun...More

Thank BodhiMom
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Typical arcade games, but also a lot of vintage ones. Worth a quarter to give them a try. We had one game not work and we were cheerfully refunded. Not a big place, but packed full of stuff from floor to ceiling. Most games were...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Always a fun time especially if you have small children or grandchildren. Very nostalgic for seniors as well.

Thank realtorgal
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

An amazing collection of nostalgia and mirth. Free admission but expect to spend plenty of quarters.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My kids are in their late teens and twenties and we still reminisce about all the good times at Marvelous Marvins as well as enjoy looking at all the pictures we took there. A great place to spend a couple hours playing the old fashion...More

Thank Debra B
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Nancy B
what is the cost of admission? are there any other charges?
15 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