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Museum of Pinball – Banning, California

Whether you’re a pinball wizard or just a sorcerer’s apprentice, Museum of Pinball in Banning, California is the place to be if you want to hone your craft or rediscover your love of the game(s).

Located just outside of Palm Springs, Museum of Pinball houses a collection of over 800 vintage and modern pinball machines in a 40 000 square foot facility. Welcome to pinball heaven! The facility is run by pinball enthusiasts who have set their sights on preserving pinball history and championing the sport of pinball to future generations.

The museum is only open to the public during special events hosted by the museum each year. Their annual Arcade Expo is a massively popular event that draws thousands of pinball fans and players. As if you needed a better excuse to visit California!

Update: The Museum of Pinball announced it would be permanently closing in 2021.

Plan your next vacation to include a visit to a play-related store, museum, or private collection.