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Thank you to Brandi Ivy for writing about us as one of the top four great things to do in Alameda! As a local 501c non-profit, we love having new people come visit and learn while playing on our 100 or so pinball machines that spans decades.  Read more about Fun Things to Do in Alameda!

Mark Gibson will be showing us "How it Works" when he joins the Pacific Pinball Museum for the upcoming Shoot the Moon Expo. The Expo runs from November 11-13th from 10am - 10pm and Mark will be sharing his wealth of knowledge with all of us there. Read more about Fun with Pinball!

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPC) today announced that the body that ranks the world's best pinball players, the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Read more about State Championship to be held at PPM

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) in California has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe. Read more about PPM signs contract with Phaeno museum in Wolfsburg, Germany.

99% Invisible came to the PPM and also talked to Roger Sharpe.

This great pinball pod-cast playing on NPR and online.

Check out the following links to some great articles about the Pacific Pinball Museum (or in conjunction with us).
In 2012 we worked hard to spread the love of Pinball Machines to other venues besides our own.
In partnering with other museums and art galleries we have branched out to groups of people who may have never been introduced to Pinball on their own.
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Written by Alameda Sun Published: FRIDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2012 02:41
Read more about Museum Nets Mural Grant

According to Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) curator, Michael Schiess, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) has agreed to match up to $8,000 raised by PPM before April. The EBCF agreed to the grant after PPM raised $3,200 in a little under a month. Read more about Museum Nets Mural Grant

Alameda Island, the site of a former military base, can feel like a 1950s-era small town, with its Craftsman-style homes and neighborhood bars. The addition of a pinball museum, where old-fashioned bonks are more common than electronic beeps, has only heightened that effect. Read more about Pacific Pinball Museum in the New York Times