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Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM)

94501 Alameda, CA, United States of America (USA) (California)

Address 1510 Webster Street
 
 
Floor area unfortunately not known yet  
 
Museum typ
Pinball (Flippers)


Opening times
Tuesday - Thursday: 11am - 9pm; Friday & Saturday: 11am - 10pm; Sunday: 11am - 9pm

Admission
Status from 03/2020
Adults: $20; reduced: $15; Children: $10

Contact
Tel.:+1-510-205-69 59  Tel.2:+1-510-769-13 49  
eMail:info pacificpinball.org   

Homepage www.pacificpinball.org/

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Location / Directions
N37.773779° W122.276660°N37°46.42674' W122°16.59960'N37°46'25.6044" W122°16'35.9760"

Public Transit
Take BART to Oakland 12th Street Station, then take AC Transit Bus #51

AC Transit Bus Lines: 51, O, 63

Parking:
Plenty of metered street parking is available on Webster Street as well as free street parking on side and residential streets.

Description

Wikipedia:
The Pacific Pinball Museum is an interactive museum/arcade offering a chronological and historical selection of rare bagatelles and early games, to over 90 playable pinball machines from the 1940s to present day.
Throughout the museum are hand-painted murals, Jukeboxes and rotating exhibits

Collection

The museum's exhibitions include approximately ninety pinball machines ranging from 1879 until today. They are arranged in chronological order. In total, Schiess' collection comprises of 800 machines. Those not on display are maintained at a 8,000-square-foot secret location. Upon paying the admission, visitors can play any of the machines on display.
The oldest machine, from 1879, is a Montague Redgrave Parlor Bagatelle.
Contemporary machines include the The Addams Family and the Twilight Zone.
The museum also had a transparent pinball machine from 1976 by Gottlieb.
One of the most valued pieces in the collection is a 1930s-era Art Deco machine called the Bally Bumper. The machine was seized by police in Oakland during Prohibition.


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