Vintage Penny Machine Locations
Abbey House Museum
Includes several Edwardian coin operated wall machines and working models. Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH
Black Country Living Museum
There's a small traditional funfair on the Black Country Living Museum grounds, with a vintage amusement arcade. Black Country Living Museum Trust, Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ
Bones Lane Museum
A working penny arcade with 20 coin operated machines that can be played. Watch and listen to the unique carousel or have your fortune told by Madame Battlebridge.
Some of the late Joe Pettitt's choice coin-op automata at the Bridgebarn antique shop, Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE
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
Bursledon Brickworks Museum
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
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
See What the Butler Saw, challenge your friends and family to a game of football or pinball, have your fortune told. When you've finished playing on the vintage amusements, wander through the fantasy world of miniature mechanical displays. Press the buttons to bring each scene to life - iconic sights of the world, ski village, fairground, circus and castle on the mountain. Fore Street, St. Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4PR
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.
Carters Steam Fair
Carters wonderful traditional steam-powered fair touring around the London area, includes a traditional travelling penny machine arcade.
Cheddar Crazy Golf
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
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
Drayton Manor Park
Drayton Manor family theme park owned by the Bryans' family includes a small museum (within the zoo area) featuring slot machines plus original tools and machining equipment from the old Bryans Works.
Drayton Manor Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 3TW
Haynes International Motor Museum
Five vehicle related vintage machines,incl a Marathon Cycle Race, on new money. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH
House on the Hill Toy Museum
There are a number of old machines in the toy museum that you can play. Stansted, Essex. CM24 8SP. Tel 01279 813237
A part of Milestones Museum, Basingstoke, laid out as "Milestones Pier". Ninety five different old penny working vintage machines. Many seldom seen, let alone played on, early arcade pieces. Fantastic family fun - ten, old pennies for £1.
Basingstoke Leisure Park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke RG22 6PG
National Football Museum
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
London arcade of amazing and amusing handmade coin-operated amusement machines built by Tim Hunkin. 1a Princeton St., London, WC1R 4AX
Paris Pinball Museum
Paris-based museum of pinballs, bingos, jukeboxes, slot machines and arcade games. Visits by appointment.
Mechanical Memories Museum
A great variety of vintage machines at Mechanical Memories Museum operated by Jerry Chattenton. 250c King Road Arches, Albion Beach, Brighton BN2 1TD. Phone: 01273 608620
Percivals Old Amusement Arcade
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
Merrivale Model Village
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
Fairground Heritage Centre
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
Wroxham Miniature Worlds
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.
Portsmouth City Museum
Neat working display of seaside amusements in interesting "Southsea at Play" gallery. Free admission. Closed Mondays. Portsmouth City Museum, Museum Rd, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ
Portsmouth Naval Dockyard
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
Rye Heritage Centre
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
Sands Mechanical Museum
Lynne and Michael Sands museum of remarkable machines at: 1652 Kennewick Drive, Sunnyvale, California 94087 USA
Scarborough Fair Collection
Around a dozen allwins, working models, cranes, a merchandiser etc. Flower of May Holiday Park, Lebberston Cliff, Scarborough, Yorkshire, Y011 3NU
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
STEAM Museum of the GWR
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
Swallow Amusement Machines
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
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
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
Teddy Bear Museum
Original Sooty Band on 20p. Eastgate, corner of High East St. & Salisbury St, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1JU. Tel. 01305 266040
Trago – Newton Abbot
Includes a small vintage amusement arcade. Stover, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6JD
Under the Pier Show
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
V&A Museum of Childhood
A few coin-op automata are on display at the
V&A Museum of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9PA
Family attraction includes mechanical music and antique pier machines.
Watermouth Castle, Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9SL
Weesper Automatic Cabinet
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.
Fine collection of classic arcade games. Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1PR
Wookey Hole Caves
A large collection of old machines in the "Edwardian Penny Arcade" at Wookey Hole Caves. Visitors can play them with pre-decimalisation pennies available at the kiosk.
Brewers Quay Emporium
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