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Address: 400 S. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone Number: 417-831-3665
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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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Great fun for the family!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Sarahandisaac1
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Republic, Missouri
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Republic, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Springfield, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Pay one price, and it's all the classic video games you want! $5, and you have unlimited access to Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, Donkey Kong, etc. SO much fun to play these games again! Pinball machines are extra, and the place can get crowded with 12-year old boy birthday parties...but all in all, a good place to hang out for... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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119 reviews 119 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

So much fun for young and young at heart, this place makes you feel like a kid again! If you like video-games ~ I highly recommend visiting this wonderful place! the owners are great and it's only five bucks! wow! I'll be Back

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Wichita, KS
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This place is definitely worth the money. $5 dollars per person gets you all the arcade games from your childhood with unlimited credits.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This place was really fun! It took you back into the 80's with all of the fun old video games. I love playing pacman and played it for hours!

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