In July, 2006, I was in Las Vegas to attend the Pinball Fantasy 2006 show, which took place at the Plaza Hotel.  While I was there, it was time to check out the one and only, Pinball Hall of Fame.  I was there on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon, since there were so many pins to check out. This was their first location, at 3330 E. Tropicana, which was open from early 2006, to November 3, 2009.  Their new, larger location, is at 1610 E. Tropicana.

There was a great article about The Pinball Hall of Fame, published in Forbes Magazine on May 21, 2007, which you can read here.

For more info on The Pinball Hall of Fame, check out their site here.



It was over 100 degrees in Vegas, but we didn't mind.  Koi Morris, noted photographer, tournament guy, and pinball fanatic, was quite excited to see The Pinball Hall Of Fame for the first time ever.  I was quite happy too.

The competition?;)  Looks like I'm not the only one who had a camera. This guy came from Texas to see The Pinball Hall Of Fame, I think for the first time ever.

It's about a 20 minute ride.  PHOF is located to the left of The Tropicana Cinemas.  Check out a movie, then play some pinball.  Sounds like a winner to me.

We're here!

Over 200 games the sign says.  

Eh, I'll take Tim's word on that. Time to play some pinball!

I see Gottlieb EM's!

The first thing I saw when I entered PHOF.

The first pins spotted.  Abra Ca Dabra, Atlantis, King Pin, and Sky Jump.

Sky Jump, Spin-A-Card, and Bowling Queen.

It's not just pinball.  A kinda rare Space Pilot is also in the first row.

And the next pin is a 70's Gottlieb classic:  Sure Shot.


No problem finding the change machine.

A rarely seen Fun Land gun game.

The flash kinda got me.  Here's a closer look at Fun Land.

A rare Hit The Deck, and an even rarer Impacto, which I have never seen before.  This was my favorite game here.

Read more about this game at The Internet Pinball Database.

Day-glow hippie babes:)