BEFORE THERE WERE VIDEO GAMES, THERE WERE THESE ARCADE GAMES DATING BACK TO THE 1930'S.
Did you know many arcades were actually gambling devices? Games like the claw, digger and rotary were all games of chance. These games were built by the same companies that built slot machines, companies that still exist today like Bally's.
These 1950's games are the predecessors to pinball machines.
These might look like pinball games, but they are not. Before the flashing lights and flippers became popular i nthe 1970's, there were games dating dating from the 1950's which were mechanical versions of games like baseball, golf and shooting ranges.
They are meant to be played!
We don't just display these antique and vintage games. We let you play them! How good are your skills?
These games are glorified with digital screens and mechanicals movements, they are a direct mechanical extention of your fingers.
Race a Car
Grab the steering wheel of this 1962 Williams Road Racer and see if you can keep the car on the road.
Are your hands steady enough to fly this helicopter through a course? What out, it becomes addictive!
What is your fortune?
You may not know your fortune, but Zoltar does. For a small fee, he will tell you yours. Just don't wish to be big.
Be a Penny Pincher.
Did you know the first Penny Smasher was developed in Chicago in 1893? We have eight different designs you can collect.