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Blast from the past

Took my grandson to visit. He was impressed with what I had played way back when. Some were things... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bmurphytx
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Frisco, Texas
Games you haven't seen in years!

There is a lot of inventory to explore and a good number of hands-on opportunities. My dad worked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laural P
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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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The National Videogame Museum is the country's first dedicated videogame museum, established to document, preserve and exhibit our industry's rich history. This museum has 20 interactive exhibits on display including an 80s-themed arcade, gaming...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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8004 Dallas Pkwy, Ste. 300, Frisco, TX 75034-4003
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my grandson to visit. He was impressed with what I had played way back when. Some were things his dad had told him about but he had never seen. We even got to play Pong. Great time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot of inventory to explore and a good number of hands-on opportunities. My dad worked for Texas Instruments and I was shocked to see the museum had the TI system I grew up playing! The arcade at the end was a little...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Laural P
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

At Thanksgiving, we took visiting family here. Everyone had a great time — even the non-gamers. They have every game you have ever seen. And, they have every game system including variations. Your admission includes tokens to play your favorites. The staff is friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great for families and adults over 30. Brings back the great times of being a kid playing video games. The Arcade at the end is fun!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

This is an ok place to spend some time in a rainy day. Maybe good for locals for entertainment and birthday parties but I would not recommend it as a tourist attraction... it is a small place with video games from all times but you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

I’ve played several video games over the years, but these games are far from my favorite form of entertainment. So, when the family decided to visit the National Videogame Museum, I braced myself for an hour or so of boredom! To my surprise, I found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

So fun! I expected to be able to play a few games but they have a TON! Every exhibit was amazing and the arcade is AWESOME (especially the music). Best part....giant Pong and OREGON TRAIL!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CourtneyAnnefromOK
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This museum has many working games going all the way back to the original Pong, and even more on display. Your admission includes some game tokens so you can play some of the vintage arcade games yourself. Fun for both kids, and "former kids".

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MP0707
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is an excellent museum! Everything is laid out in chronological order and most game systems can be played and experienced. Even as a mom who watched most of these systems come into existence, loved the experience of seeing everything and enjoyed myself immensely. Come...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CarolBTX
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

great experience. Very interactive the staff was amazing great layout on the history of video games!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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FromTulsaOK
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Kathy W | Reviewed this property |
Plan for at least 2 hours. Take time to following the stages of development exhibits in order. The jumps in technology, in such short time spans, is amazing and helped make playing the evolving games more enjoyable!
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