Satyrical Arcade in London
Satyrical Arcade in London

Satyrical Arcade in London

Looking for a hidden gem in London? Take a visit to the quirky alternative arcade of novelty automation, featuring 20 satirical arcade machines. There are loads of wacky games, including the timesaving ‘Microbreak’ – sit in the chair and travel on holiday, moved by the magic carpet, for an instant holiday! Other machines can help you get a divorce, lose weight, enrol the services of a chiropodist or launder money! Every machine needs tokens to play it takes 33 tokens to try every machine.

Why go to Novelty Automation?

If you are looking for some anti-corporate fun, with the weird and wacky, Novelty-automation will keep you entertained and is only a 5-minute walk from Holborn tube station or a 10-minute walk from the British Museum.

Novelty Automation is a mix of humour and engineering.  The majority of the machines are hand made by the fascinating mind of Tim Hulkin, who has been creating machines since 1980 and has 2 arcades one in London and one on the coast.

  • Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 6 pm, with late opening on Thursdays 12 – 8 pm
  • Free entry
  • Each machine costs £1 to play, with discounts on quantities. 10 tokens cost £9 and 33 tokens £25
  • The arcade can be hired out for any occasion
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