Working Models & Old Penny Games

Laughing Sailor
A wonderful collection of Working Models & Old Penny Games, from the piers and seaside arcades of Great Britain.


With 22 full sized working models on display and various penny games, the museum situated in Rye Heritage Centre is the largest public display of old pier working models in the country.

The machines are permanently located in the museum, however they are also available to hire for events, film, and tv. Already the machines have featured in films, at film premieres, corporate events and more.

The Museum

Come & See Us

Events & Hiring

Individual old penny vintage arcade machines are available for film and tv hire. In addition to the museum collection, there are other, old coin operated games and models available. As used on the piers and in the seaside arcades of Britain, throughout the twentieth century. Also, a collection of American one armed bandits from the 1920's, 30's and 40's. These have beautiful fronts such as 'The Roman Head', 'The War Eagle', 'The Peacock', Etc.


Below is a selection of our machines, both present in the museum, and available for hire. If you would like to know more about any of the machines, please do not hesitate to get in contact.


Rye Heritage Centre

Rye Strand Quay, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7AY

01797 226696

Or Call Steve Maxted

07961 805200

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