Grab a roll of quarters and head to one of the best arcades in the area including American Fun Center, Dave & Busters and Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum. Get your fix of skeeball and claw game and don’t forget to get your tickets redeemed for some cheap toys and candy.


American Fun Center

Oakland Mall
642 West 14 Mile Road
Troy, MI 48083

It’s a classic arcade and local fans say that the staff are friendly and courteous. Play some of these novelty games: Pirate’s of the Caribbean Pinball, Mad Wave Motion Theatre, Final Furlong, Zero Gunner 2, Ferrari Kid Car, Batmobile Kid Car, Radion Bartop.


Dave & Busters

45511 Park Avenue, Suite D
Utica, MI 48315
(586) 930-1515

Each Dave & Buster’s offers an extensive array of interactive entertainment attractions such as pocket billiards, shuffleboard, state-of the-art simulators, virtual reality and traditional carnival-style amusements and games of skill. Dave & Buster’s emphasizes high levels of guest service in an upscale atmosphere to create casual, yet sophisticated, ideal playing conditions.


Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum

31005 Orchard Lake Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48334-1384
(248) 626-5020

The museum contains all sorts of odd and unusual coin operated games ranging from the oldest gypsy fortune telling machine of the early 1900’s, to the lastest video games. Admission to Marvin’s is FREE. Most of the machines have a small, hand-lettered card that notes its origins.