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Roanoke Pinball Museum

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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So much fun

Had a great time playing all the different games. It was a lot of fun. Stayed about an hour and half

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roanoke, Virginia
Best wsy to spend a few hours!

This place is fantastic. We laughed, we played, we rocked our way through a morning of playing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colleen K
Sydney, Australia
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The Roanoke Pinball Museum is an interactive showcase cultivating curiosity in science, art, and the history of pinball while preserving and honoring its role in American culture. We have over 55 playable machines with production dates ranging from...more
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1 Market Sq SE, 2nd Floor, Roanoke, VA 24011-1429
+1 540-342-5746
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All reviews unlimited play older machines working order blast playing hours playing video games hand stamp all ages old school lots of fun blast from the past her phone whole afternoon small snack bar entrance fee few bucks rainy day
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time playing all the different games. It was a lot of fun. Stayed about an hour and half

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. We laughed, we played, we rocked our way through a morning of playing pinball machines you have got to go here!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Colleen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with a date, and although we didn't work out, this place was great! ...is full of nostalgic games, and they happened to be on free play the day I went. I had no idea such a place existed, and if I ever...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stillnotmixxed
Reviewed 9 December 2018

$12.50 gets you hours of pinball fun. I could have spend many hours there reliving my youth, but my son who was born in the post-pinball era got bored after only an hour. There's really not much in the way of information or history; they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alice N
Reviewed 21 October 2018

If you have kids that have never seen a real pinball machine or if you have not touched one in years, this is the place to go. It is noisy, but you can go back in time and play to your heart's content. All machines...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

This hands on museum in Center in the Square is a rollicking good time. There are some classic machines here. $12.50 will get you an all day pass (less If you’re under 11 years old). And that’s it, unlimited play for the day!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mpomm
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This place was not at all what I expected for a museum. It was in the sense that there were old pinball machines, but there wasn't really any education given about the game, or its history. It's a really fun place to go to play...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amy B
roanokepinball, Manager at Roanoke Pinball Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Hi Amy! A fair observation and one which we are busily working to improve! The first order of business has been to bring the games up to the best possible quality (a HUGE undertaking!). Now that we have achieved that, we are in the process...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

What a great place for pinball lovers of all ages. Unlimited play for the day, you can leave and come back (with a hand stamp) and they have pinball machines from every decade. Loved playing Haunted House. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CTF1965
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This place is an absolute blast! They often have a Get Tilted event on weekend from 8pm to 12am, with music, food and beer. You can come early of course which I did and played for hours. The machines are in very good shape and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mitchells232
Reviewed 15 August 2018

As a lover of arcades, This.Was.Amazing. Infinite plays for games. It was nice being able to play games from my childhood. Then being able to play vintage games from the 40's and 50's was great, because it had actual bells sounding when you hit targets....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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15 January 2019|
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Response from roanokepinball | Property representative |
Yes we have multiple full-height, half-height, and step stools available.
26 November 2018|
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Response from roanokepinball | Property representative |
Eugene Jarvis mostly wrote the software for some Atari and early Williams pins. We do have Gorgar which he created the sound for. Soon we will also have a Firepower. We have two games featuring Python Anghelo's work: The... More
5 August 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so, Max (at least when we went last year).