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Address: 400 S. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone Number: 417-831-3665
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Wed - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Description: OPEN Wednesday through Saturday from 4PM to 11PM - Located in downtown...
OPEN Wednesday through Saturday from 4PM to 11PM - Located in downtown Springfield Missouri. Pay $5 at the door and play all the classic video games you want & pinball is just a quarter! Featuring games from the 80's! 1984 is THE 80's arcade! Stop in and get your 80's on in style. We have the games, the music, and the vibe from the greatest decade ever! Need a place to host your next event or party? We offer private events and party room rentals. 1984 features over 60 of the greatest hits from the arcades of the 80's. We are especially proud of our collection of Vector games like Asteroids, Deluxe Asteroids, Gravitar, Tempest and BattleZone! You will find almost all the classics here including Space Invaders, Ms. Pac Man, Centipede, Donkey Kong, Pole Position and many more. Of course we offer parties and an 80's vibe, complete with music videos from ABC to ZZTop. 1984 is located across from the downtown YMCA on Jefferson Street in Downtown Springfield Missouri. From National go West on Walnut, Turn South On Jefferson (its a one way street!) and We are immediately on the Left Hand Side Of the Road. Family Friendly, No Smoking, No Booze... Just Fun with Friends!
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Pretty Cool Place for Us 80's Kids

1984 is a neat place for those of us who grew up through the 80's and 90's. You have a set price to enter (I think it was $5 a person when we went) and then you play for as long... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Springfield, Missouri
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Springfield, Missouri
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149 reviews 149 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

1984 is a neat place for those of us who grew up through the 80's and 90's. You have a set price to enter (I think it was $5 a person when we went) and then you play for as long as you like. Think Pac Man, Frogger, Pinball, and Tetris all in one location! Pretty cool!

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Mesa, Arizona
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Saw this listed on Trip Advisor and knew I needed to check it out. So, I grabbed a friend and we headed over to play some games. An entire room full of pinball machines!!! And, lots of video games..Asteroid, Frogger,Pacific Man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Galaga and more. 5 bucks for however long you wanna play! Pinball .50 a play. The... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you grew up dropping quarters in games like Pac-man, Asteroids, Dig Dug, Donkey Kong, this is the place for you. They have taken old games and refurbished and brought them back to life. But you won't be dropping quarters, $5 gets you in the door and it's all you can play. If you want to play pinball then you... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This 80's arcade will take you back to the mall, Fast Time's at Ridgemont High, and a time before cell phones. Only this is better, $5 and you can play all night. This is a very friendly place, no smoking or drinking and all the kids under 18 must be with an adult. It is clean, well maintained and has... More 

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Republic, Missouri
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Love this place! There are games for everyone in the family to enjoy! The older games will bring back memories for all. The kids will have a blast and the price is right.

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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is my second review of this business, and it only gets better. They have expanded to their basement and added even more games. They show movies now, have an expanded concession bar, and large party rooms. This is a great place to take your kids for an evening of fun.

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United States
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45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

If you just want a little time to be goofy, then this is your place. They have a lot of the games from the 80s, not just the standard Asteroids, Space Invaders, etc. It's just a place you can have fun and relive a little of the competition you had with yourself while plugging endless quarters into the machine so... More 

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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

If you like old video games and pinball, you'd like this place. I think it's ran by hobbyists, because there is no way they're making enough to pay the power bill. Lots of old arcade games, all you can play for the $5 cover charge. Pinball is all 50-75 cents, they have concessions at reasonable prices, and the black-light in... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This historical arcade is a great place for a fun night out! They just recently added a downstairs area with more space to hang out. There are a ton of 80s arcade games, which is why its called 1984, there's a pinball area and a room downstairs to watch old 80s movies. My favorite arcade games to play here are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I love this place. I thought I was back in the 80s playing video games I grew up with. They have a huge selection of video games from the 80s. I especially enjoyed playing donkey Kong and asteroids I could have stayed for hours. I hope to visit again soon.

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Additional Information about 1984

Address: Address: 400 S. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone Number: 417-831-3665
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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