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Roanoke Pinball Museum

1 Market Sq SE, 2nd Floor, Roanoke, VA 24011-1429
+1 540-342-5746
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So fun!

The pinball museum is such a fun spot! They have a wide selection of pinball machines from a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jesserlaw13
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Ring back memories

Went to the museum, well worth it to play pinball again. Can’t believe how difficult it is after so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joeboy69
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Pretoria, South Africa
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The Roanoke Pinball Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to the science & history of pinball. We have over 45 machines with production dates ranging from the 1940s to the 1990s. Admission or membership allows unlimited free play! Our mission is to cultivate curiosity in science, art, and history through pinball while preserving and honoring its role in American culture. School tours and party rentals are also available. Tuesdays from 5 to 8 pm is members only and league night.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Market Sq SE, 2nd Floor, Roanoke, VA 24011-1429
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pinball museum is such a fun spot! They have a wide selection of pinball machines from a variety of time periods and themes. We had a blast playing them all and thought admission was very reasonable. They often do fun events where the museum...More

Thank Jesserlaw13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the museum, well worth it to play pinball again. Can’t believe how difficult it is after so many years ... there are maybe 50 different machines to choose from and you don’t have to pay to play as it is included in the...More

Thank Joeboy69
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of classic and vintage pinball machines that you can play as much as you want for a one-time entrance fee. I believe that the admission fee covers the whole day; thus, you can take a break to go eat/drink, and come back to flip...More

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

My friend brought me here while I was visiting her in Roanoke. It was a lot of fun if you enjoy pinball machines. Clean and just family fun. My friend paid for my ticket, I believe it was 12.50 per person. Definitely stop in. We...More

Thank Suzette C
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We arrived about 15 minutes before closing, but were still able to go in for a small donation between the four of us. Unlimited games and majority of the machines were working. It's great to see the different pinball machines through the years (you do...More

Thank Bklyn_family_fun
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I was just at this place and it was so much fun.I lost track of time.They have some of the oldest pinball games to some of the newest.Go and have a blast trying them all out

Thank Victor A
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

My grandsons spent a whole afternoon here, playing on the all free pinball machines. Stop in and spin, you won't regret it.

Thank Patti B
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I'm not a pinball fanatic, but the price of admission to the museum was included in a downtown New Year's Eve package I purchased. I was really glad they were open because it was freezing outside that night! Much to my surprise, I genuinely enjoyed...More

Thank MissTravelBug91
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I had a fantastic time at the Roanoke Pinball Museum. They have over 40 games and nearly all of them were available to play and in good working order. For one low price you can play all day. It got a little busy, but it...More

Thank Swissgator
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

A variety of pinball machines to play. Most in good working order. Very informal setting. You pay one entry fee and play as long as you want for no extra charge. The machines range from electric to electronic to digital, covering many eras of pinball....More

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William S
11 July 2017|
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Response from Joseph M | Property representative |
Our current hours and rates are listed on our website: roanokepinball org / hoursrates There is no cost if you just want to look at the machines and not play them. Thanks!!
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Joan F
12 April 2016|
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Response from Kathleen F | Property representative |
Beginning on Sunday, May 1, the summer hours for the Roanoke Pinball Museum will be: • Monday: 10 am – 2 pm • Tuesday: 11 am – 5 pm* • Wednesday: 11 am – 5 pm • Thursday: 11 am – 5 p* • Friday: 11 am – 8 pm • Saturday 10 am... More
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