LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – The Pinball Hall of Fame is now open in its new location on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, near the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign.
For a while, the pandemic put the future of the Pinball Hall of Fame in jeopardy.
Acting as both a museum and an arcade, the PHoF is managed by Tim Arnold as a non-profit association.
Plans to move it from its original location on Tropicana Avenue near Maryland Parkway – not far from UNLV – were implemented before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Once done, the museum said it lost around 50% of its usual income.
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A GoFundMe has been established to seek funding for construction and relocation. In February, an anonymous donor helped secure the funds to keep him alive.
Clark County shared photographs of the grand opening on Thursday and declared it “Pinball Hall of Fame Day” in the county.
The Pinball Hall of Fame celebrates its official opening. @CommishJGibson presented a proclamation declaring it “Pinball Hall of Fame Day”! #Vegas pic.twitter.com/K3R2MnXqR5
– Clark County, Nevada (@ClarkCountyNV) July 2, 2021
The Pinball Hall of Fame is now located at 4925 Las Vegas Boulevard South. Learn more at pinballmuseum.org.