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“Well worth the price of admission”

Asheville Pinball Museum
Ranked #7 of 194 things to do in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

This is a great place to take kids of all ages. One of the few places where they didn't get bored and ask when it was time to leave. Would definitely visit again!

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

This place was AWESOME! (note hours are from 4pm until 9pm). We weren't quite sure what to expect, but for $10 we got to play unlimited amounts of pinball! :) The machines are set up chronologically to show the history and special features. There is even a scavenger hunt. Kids (6 and up) and adults should really enjoy this place. The owner is very laid back, helpful and knowledgeable. A great afternoon stop!

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

This place is awesome. Like the best rec. room you've ever been in, multiplied by 10. The owner is super nice, really happy to chat, and seems to really love pinball and his shop. I've been to other pinball museums, shows and collections and I must say his games all work 100% and are in great physical shape. Pay one price and play as much as you want. Plus he sells cans of beer or soda if you so desire. He also moves machines through inventory, so machines change, sometimes quickly. I love this place! You need to go.

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

We had our 5 year old's birthday there today. It is fabulous- the employees are helpful and educated about the machines. The parents of the kids that attended couldn't stop complimenting the place- fun- clean- safe!! And beyond that- this is a museum!!!

It is historical- the machines have rich history and culture that evokes conversations and memories. It is artistic- there is no art like that of the pinball machine- from the style, to the illustrations, the age and the function. The machines honor a part of our culture, and are both exhibited and stored- and even better- available for use and purchase. Each machine notes age, number made, and other interesting facts- some boards are displayed on walls, one machine acts as a coffee table.

I grew up at the Jersey Sore and have a love for old pinball machines- this place brought back memories that I treasure, and we will most certainly come back!!!

Thank you!!!

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We absolutely loved our afternoon at the Pinball Museum. It's a museum and arcade all in one. The pinball games are from all different eras, one even had a frame made of wood, and all of them are in working order and available to play as much and as long as you want for a $10 entrance fee per person. My husband and I, in our mid 50s, spent close to 3 hours in there and could have spent more time (I didn't get a chance to play all of them!), but we had to go. Best $20 we ever spent! Highly recommend for any ages.

Thank Robskaren
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