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Musée Mécanique, San Francisco, California

 
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Distance from city center: 11.3mi
Myguytrip's pictureby Myguytrip Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 15th of April, 2011
Hidden in the back of Pier 45 is an warehouse converted into an old arcade Museum.

Featuring a variety of games dating back to the early 1900's. This museum is a hands on enjoyment of the past. Includes old mechanical baseball games, fortune tellers, trains and scenery that move, and some mechanical pellet shooters. 

With free admission and only a handful of quarters, one can easily spend a few hours here.

Price:
Free Admission.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri 10 am - 7 pm
Sat-Sun 10 am - 8 pm

How to get there:
From downtown, take Taylor Street northbound.

Phone number:
(415) 346-2000

On the web:
http://museemecaniquesf.com/

 
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