17 Most Unusual Vending Machines

17 Most Unusual Vending Machines

With consumers wanting quick and convenient access to various products, it is possible to buy almost anything in a modern vending machine.

This post features a collection of the world’s most unusual vending machines.

Socks Vending Machine

Useful machine for when you are in desperate need of socks. [link]

Socks Vending Machine

Apple iPod Vending Machine

Innovative vending machine where you can buy an iPod by selecting it on a touchscreen and entering your credit card information. [link]

Apple iPod Vending Machine

Gold Vending Machine

The gold from the “Gold-to-Go” vending machine comes with its own gift box, and at a price 20% cheaper than what customers could get at a German bank. [link]

Gold Vending Machine

Replacement Body Parts Vending Machine

To highlight the consequences of poor work safety practices, WorkSafe Victoria brought to life the terrifying nature of work place incidents with this striking installation. A vending machine designed to sell spare body parts. The Body-O-Matic. [link]

Replacement Body Parts Vending Machine

Wine Vending Machine

Wine Vending Machine

Anger Release Vending Machine

Passive aggressive anger release machine by Yarisal and Kublitz allows you to experience the most satisfying feeling when a piece of China breaks into million pieces. All you have to do is insert a coin, and a piece of China will slowly move forwards and fall into the bottom of the machine. [link]

Anger Release Vending Machine

Bike Vending Machine

Bike Dispenser allows you to rent a bicycle from one vending machine, ride it to your destination, and then drop it off at another vending machine. [link]

Bike Vending Machine

After Party Shoes Vending Machine

Vending machines conveniently located in clubs and restaurants around London sell comfortable after party Rollasole ballet flats. [link]

After Party Shoes Vending Machine

Board Game Vending Machine

Unusual vending machine from Japan that sells board games. [link]

Board Game Vending Machine

Best Buy Vending Machine

Now you can buy tech gadgets directly from Best Buy vending machine in the Dallas/Forth Worth airport. [link]

Best Buy Vending Machine

Pizza Vending Machine

Wonder Pizza is developing a vending machine that cooks and serves 9″ whole pizzas in just under 2 minutes. [link]

Pizza Vending Machine

Boardshorts Vending Machine

Vending machines containing limited edition Quiksilver boardshorts and bikinis can be found at The Standard Hotels in Hollywood, Los Angeles, New York, and Miami. [link]

Boardshorts Vending Machine

Pot Vending Machine

In Los Angeles, 24-hour medical marijuana vending machines will distribute the drug to people with cards authorizing use. [link]

Pot Vending Machine

Books Vending Machine

Vending machine that sells books spotted at London Gatwick airport. [link]

Books Vending Machine

Soccer Ball Vending Machine

Nike “Joga Bonito” vending machine sells soccer balls. [link]

Soccer Ball Vending Machine

Gun Vending Machine

These vending machines were placed on university campuses and in shopping malls demonstrating how easy it is to get hold of a gun in South Africa. The line under “insert coin below” reads: “Your donation will go to the Gun Control Alliance, for a gun-free South Africa”. [link]

Gun Vending Machine

Jeans Vending Machine

Cool vending machine that allows you to purchase Closed jeans. [link]

Jeans Vending Machine

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  1. Pacwan

    Hhaha funny no japanese ones!

  2. dante

    there is actually.. look at the board games.. its from japan

  3. Paul Sample

    Wow, I love the concept about Gun Vending Machine.

  4. sarah

    some of these are pretty novel.

  5. oria

    Isaw also flowers vending machines in Madrid, Spain

  6. tech-mad

    crap.. now i’m craving for pizza!

  7. Julie

    Hahah! I love that china breaking one! :D

  8. nerkan

    waaov! after party shoes vending machine!
    very creative:)

  9. Karin L Stewart

    Pretty ingenious! I have seen a few of these in my travels around the States. I think they serve a needed purpose!

  10. Screen Sleuth

    My fav is the guns vending machine…now there’s a political statement for you (albeit an expensive one).

  11. Hsoj Spillihp

    all pretty unique or cool… except for the pot vending machine?… can you imagine how many stoners would vandalize that thing trying to get in?… i hope it’s strong.

  12. morfikirler

    My favorite : Gold Vending Machine

  13. NG

    In the Jerusalem, Israel, Central Bus Station there is a vending machine that sells small books of psalms and audio recordings of lectures by rabbis.

  14. Graydian

    oh god, they book of high school musical? the fans of that are too stupid to read anyway. but the guy on the gun vending machine looks TANGO-ED

  15. Karen

    these are kinda cool, and the sock one isnt too unusual, they normally have those at bowling alleys and skating rinks…

  16. tailornation

    all r the amazing machines. i liked the post.

  17. Gambo

    Soccer ball? Its a football. They use their feet, unlike American football where the use their hands most of the time.

  18. Beatle4

    Gambo…. In the U.S. and Canada, that is called a soccer ball. The football is almost oval in shape and has laces on one side.

    Only Europeans call what is in the vending machine a football.

  19. Votre Nom Ici

  20. Various

    In japan they literally sell EVERYTHING in vending machines (fresh veges, cigarrettes, mags, u name it!)

  21. Rmoney

    I remember when i was younger, the local bait shop near my lake house had an after hours bait vending machine. it was just an old soda vending machine with Styrofoam containers with worms and dirt in them. you could select what kind of worms you wanted from night crawlers, to blood worms, to garden worms, and salmon eggs.

  22. Shane

    They need the gun vending machine here in TX lol

  23. Larna

    Gold Vending Machine is ridiculous…thieves can simply wait for you and watch u like a prey waiting for the gold to come down! and then..zas!

  24. Diana

    Amazing!! Damn that’s good to see that in other countries there are a lot of vending machines… Here at my country… We just have the usual one4… I’m from El Salvador… So that’s like a movie 4 me :)

  25. Mary

    There also are lobster claw machines in resterants that if u win they kook it

  26. Dustin

    Body parts. Are they real?

  27. Will

    In my city, Edmonton Alberta, the public library has a vending machine in one of our train stations where you can take out books, and then go and return them when they’re due. It’s all hooked up to the library database. Very cool, and very useful.

  28. Leighton Cavendish

    Yeah…and used to have cigarettes available like this…look how THAT worked out…LMAO
    Not sure I would buy gold from a vending machine…and why would you WANT to?
    The gun one did not actually sell guns, of course.Would have been ripped off first day.

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