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1984

400 S. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806
417-831-3665
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Ranked #7 of 21 Attractions in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: 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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Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had my son's birthday party here! What a great time! Very nice owners and they made sure we all had a great time! I cant' wait to go back soon!

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Branson, Missouri
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

So I have teenage boys and took them up to 1984 for a birthday party. they had a blast. this was 4 years ago. We still go back every year my one son is 20 now. and his friend and he still go. you pay one price to get in and all the games are free. Any old arcade game... More

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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I lived thru the 80s and remember the first video games. I knew I would enjoy 1984 but want sure about my nine year old daughter. We both loved it. It is great to find a place that both parent and child can have fun. The $5 price is very reasonable. You can even leave and come back the same... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Retro games, snack bar,all for $5.00. Glow in the dark bathroom is super clean and cool. I wish they had more seating for parents, but my son loved it! we will be back!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

My 15 year old twin boys and husband had a great time. Only complaint was that it was a little crowded. Sometimes had to wait a bit longer and sometimes people would get on one machine and just stay there. Awesome concept, you pay $5 admission and then play whatever video games you want without feeding quarters. Wish they had... More

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Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place was great to take the family and let them enjoy the games. My husband and I grew up in the 80s and he had a blast with the old games. Everyone should go and have fun. You can't beat the five dollar admission and the food is good too! So go have fun, it is a once in... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I love the 80's and this place takes me back to being a kid again. Retro games and pinball. Unfortunately it was shoulder to shoulder and we couldn't play a game without being bumped or shoved. Would be more fun if they watched their capacity, it seemed a bit much but was was still fun. I would however prefer if... More

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Berwyn, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

1984 was jam-packed with gamers when our family of four walked in on a Saturday evening. For the boisterous college-age patrons, this place was just a precursor to other amusements, and the crowd soon thinned out. What remained were others just like us--middle-aged parents with 8-bit stars in our eyes showing their kids the ropes. Who needs to bond with... More

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Branson, Missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Although I am no longer a video junkie, this place reminds me of those days so much! They make sure everything is in working order and it is everything that you can remember playing in 1984! Only like $5-$6 and play as long as you like. So worth an opportunity to go back in time, if only for a few... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We made a return trip to Springfield for 2 things: Springfield Cardinal baseball and 1984! My kids, 13, 10, & 9 are huge fans of this establishment! $5 covers your admission for unlimited arcade play. Dig Dug, Pac-man, Ms Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr, Frogger, BurgerTime, Q*bert, Tetris, and many others! Who can resist? My boys were excited to... More

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