Most Recently Added Vintage Penny Machine Locations
Australia's largest working museum of mechanical slot machines and fairground memorabilia, in the historical Port Douglas Shire Hall. An eclectic mix of over 70 rare machines, each originally part of an Australian funfair or amusement palace, including 'What The Butler Saw ', Scientific Palmistry, Automata, Peepshow Viewers & Mutoscopes, Fortune Tellers, Allwin/Wineasy Games, Love Testers, Strength Testers, Coin Flickers, Claw Machines, Destiny Predictors etc. Entrance fee includes old pennies to play.
The 'novelty-orium' opened September, 2019, in the free interactive exhibition area, comprising 22 fun vintage machines and novelty amusements dating from the early 1900s - 1940s. Games include working models, a beach-themed Carousel, a Gypsy Fortune, Bullion and Shoot. The machines can be played for £2 for ten tokens.
Anderton Boat Lift, Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW
The Old Penny Arcade at Woodbank Nurseries & Garden Centre, Harden Road, Harden, Bingley BD16 1BE contains a great selection of classic vintage games and working models in an attractively decorated 'seaside' interior.
About a dozen machines including an Ice Hockey, Time Limit allwin, Carousel allwin, 3-4 bandits (German), 1930s small fortune teller (nice rare thing), pusher, Challenger, etc. It also has an American Diner with a very nice set of 1930s fortune teller scales and jukebox. It's open every day, upstairs at The Shake Shop, 12 Market Square, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6BB
Describes itself as the world's largest museum of jukeboxes, pinballs and coin operated entertainment machines displaying about 700 items from between 1890 to 2018. Terra Technica is in Excalibur City, Chvalovice - Hatě 195, CZ 66902 Znojmo, the Czech Republic.
German Automata Museum
The museum contains around 1,800 coin--operated exibits incorporating the Gauselmann and Jean-Claude Baudot collections and is located at the Gauselmann Group's Castle Benkhausen, 1, Espelkamp 32339. Germany.
Approximately 30 to 35 old amusement machines in a new vintage arcade is to be added to the largest UK indoor modelling attraction in early 2018. Wroxham Miniature Worlds, Station Business Park, Horning Road West, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QJ.
Arcade includes machines from the 1900s to the 1970s, from one arm bandits to allwin machines, and electro mechanical and pinball machines.
Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Milford, Lifton, Devon PL16 0AT
Neat working display of seaside amusements in interesting "Southsea at Play" gallery. Free admission. Closed Mondays. Portsmouth City Museum, Museum Rd, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ
Carousel Old Time Machines
An interesting collection of vintage amusements converted to decimal currency. Open all season when the landmark Brighton seafront Golden Gallopers carousel is running.
Free admission to this bijou seafront Purbeck exhibition. An original 1896 model B clamshell Mutoscope with Victorian reel and an Ahrens Cathederal viewer with stereocards, both giving delight to admirers of the well turned ladies ankle. The Square, Swanage BH19 2LJ
Original Sooty Band on 20p. Eastgate, corner of High East St. & Salisbury St, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1JU. Tel. 01305 266040
A developing project, at present over 25 vintage machines working on old pennies. Human Analyst, Jigsaw, TuckShop, Waltons Twins. Bursledon Brickworks, Swanwick Lane, Southampton, SO31 7HB. Tel: 01489 576248
Five vehicle related vintage machines,incl a Marathon Cycle Race, on new money. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH
About twenty arcade pieces, mainly working models and fortune tellers, on decimal currency, situated in boathouse 7, next to the café. (Public admission to the dockyard is free, if you insist). Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ
Twenty vintage machines, many football related, including a Full Team Headball, all working on old pennies from a change machine. Free admission (£3 gift expected). National Football Museum, Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG. Tel. 0161 605 8200
Amusements you would find when you took the train to Weston-super-mare. Ten vintage machines on 20p, with a 1932 Nestles chocolate vending scales on the station platform.
Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon, SN2 2EY
Fifteen or more vintage machines converted to run on today's coinage. Palmist, racing games, working models etc. Free admission to the machine/café area. Civic Centre, Havelock Road, Southampton, SO14 7FY
A part of Milestones Museum, Basingstoke, laid out as "Milestones Pier". Various vintage and less vintage machines available to play for ten old pennies a £1.
Basingstoke Leisure Park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke RG22 6PG
Play with the unique collection of 50 vintage coin-operated amusement machines, perfect your pinball skills, and even find out your fortune. Celebrating the history of Newcastle’s much-loved Hoppings fair. Open 03/06/17 to 01/10/17 at Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
This attraction includes a small vintage amusement arcade. Open every day from Easter or last week in March - whichever is earlier - until the end of September from 11am with last entry at 5.30pm, later in high season. 7, Queens Row, The Cliffs, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3QE
Includes a few working models.
Includes a small vintage amusement arcade. Stover, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6JD
Includes several Edwardian coin operated wall machines and working models. Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EHm
A range of classic gaming machinery, some over a century old, can be played using old pennies. Located in Bygone Two, Grove Mill, The Green, Eccleston, North Chorley, PR7 5TZ
The vintage penny arcade on the 3rd floor has a large collection of vintage penny slot machines. Old pennies available from the change machines. Canal Mill, Botany Brow, Chorley (Junction 8 M61), Lancs. PR6 9AF
Fine collection of classic arcade games. Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1PR
On the Esplanade of a sandy beach, this amusement arcade offers a collection of older games, fruit machines plus some modern games in a working museum. Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BN
Around a dozen allwins, working models, cranes, a merchandiser etc. Flower of May Holiday Park, Lebberston Cliff, Scarborough, Yorkshire, Y011 3NU
The Pier Pavilion houses a cafeteria and traditional penny slot machines.
Tokens can be purchased at reception for machines in the Traditional Fun Fair Gallery. The vintage arcade games use modern coins, from 1p to £1 per play and there are lots of traditional slot machines which operate on 1p & 2p coins. Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Milford, Lifton, Devon PL16 0AT
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. Hope Square, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8TR
Jelle Zijlman's slot machine museum on the outskirts of Amsterdam contains many rare British, European and American machines. Open by appointment to groups only.
Paris-based museum of pinballs, bingos, jukeboxes, slot machines and arcade games. Visits by appointment.
London arcade of amazing and amusing handmade coin-operated amusement machines built by Tim Hunkin. 1a Princeton St., London, WC1R 4AX
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, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7AY. Tel: +44 (0) 1797 226696
Tim Hunkin's Under the Pier Show is an arcade full of Tim's handmade slot machines and simulator rides. Also a brief history of amusement arcades. Southwold Pier, Southwold, Suffolk. Tel: 01502 7221055
Catch the steam train to Swanage and play the original Edwardian gaming machines (What the Butler saw etc.) playable by purchasing old ‘pre-decimal’ pennies from the Pier shop. There's also a display of Donald McGill’s ‘naughty’ seaside postcards of the mid 1900s. The Pier is normally open during the summer months (April - October) from 8am (7am Bank Hols). Closed approx. 1 hour before dusk. Pier Approach, Swanage BH19 2AQ
Merrivale Model Village Railway and Gardens incorporates the Old Penny Arcade with a good selection of well maintained vintage slot machines. Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29
There are a number of old machines in the toy museum that you can play. Stansted, Essex. CM24 8SP. Tel 01279 813237