Best Place For Carnival Games

Musée Mécanique

Try your luck at San Francisco's best midway, the Musée Mécanique, a collection of more than 300 vintage coin-operated arcade games. Admission is free, so step right up and pay a nickel (times five) to fire up the old favorites like Arm Wrestling, have your destiny revealed by the Fortune Teller, or take snapshots in the photo booth. Our favorites are Susie the Can-Can Dancer, Laffing Sal, and, of course, the Carnival. Founder Edward Galland Zelinsky began collecting the unique pieces at the age of 11 and his son Dan now runs the museum. A visit to the Musée Mécanique will really take you back to Playland at the turn of the century.


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