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There's no substitute for the real thing. Here are some places in Britain where you can see and play old slot machines. Click on the titles or logos for more details. Do check before making a long trip - these attractions tend to come and go. Are there more? Please let us know via the Postbox or email the Archive.

Penny Machine Locations (2 of 2)


Tim Hunkin's Under the Pier Show: is an arcade full of the world's weirdest home made slot machines and simulator rides. Also a brief history of amusement arcades.

Southwold Pier
Tel: 01502 7221055


Steve Maxted presents one of the best public exhibitions of working models in the country. There are also some amusement machines and fortune tellers.

Rye Heritage Centre
Strand Quay
East Sussex TN31 7AY
Tel: +44 (0) 1797 226696
Email: ryetic@rother.gov.uk

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Nostalgic seaside amusement arcade with a nice selection of games from the past and present.

Playbox Arcade
The Esplanade
Isle of Wight


Amid the labyrinth of paved courtyards and cobbled streets of this redeveloped Victorian brewery nestles a unique Shopping Village packed with specialist shops and attractions. There are also a few antique machines, including a Merchantman crane, working model etc. near the Courtyard Restaurant.

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Woodspring Museum

Burlington Street
BS23 1PR
Tel 01934 621028

What we think is here: Mills Owl Lifter, Ahrens Footballer, Mutoscope, Palmist fortune teller, Laughing Sailor, American Execution and Haunted Room working models


Southampton Hall of Aviation
One repro Aviator Fly-a-coin machine.

Albert Road South
SO14 3FR
Tel: +44 (0) 23 - 8063 5830


Jelle Zijlman's slot machine museum on the outskirts of Amsterdam contains many rare British, European and American machines. Open Sundays and by appointment.



Brighton Museum and Art Gallery houses a very early (circa 1884-1915) coin-operated model steam locomotive, a tin-type Mutoscope and an Adelphi Manufacturing Co. Gipsy fortune teller.


Paris-based museum of pinballs, bingos, jukeboxes, slot machines and arcade games.


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Novelty Automation is a new London arcade of home-made machines built by enthusiasts (twinned with Tim Hunkin's The Under The Pier Show, Southwold Pier).




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