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Address: 400 S. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone Number: +1 417-831-3665
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Wed - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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1984 is an 80s time machine! All original 80s video games and 80s theme'd...

1984 is an 80s time machine! All original 80s video games and 80s theme'd hangout. Pinball for 50¢. Entry Admission is $7.50 per person. Your admission is an all-night pass, no cost for re-entry on the same night.

We also have Party Rooms for rental, and we do Private Events. Please call to book in advance.

Find us at 400 S. Jefferson across from the downtown YMCA.

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Blast From The Past

This was a great place to go! I took the kids there to celebrate a birthday. My three oldest (9, 8, 5) loved it and have a great time playing games. I showed them the great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Donovan N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to go! I took the kids there to celebrate a birthday. My three oldest (9, 8, 5) loved it and have a great time playing games. I showed them the great 80's arcade games and they enjoyed playing. It was a bit difficult for my little girl to reach but the stools helped. Once it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Let the crew at 1984 take you back to your childhood or introduce your friends and family to the way 80's arcades helped us pass time. Complete with pinball machines (league play is fun and open to all), awesome party rooms, and a continuous flow of fun plans and events. They really know how to pull things together so if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time here! Took me back to my youth! Great place for the price? All kinds of variety of games, snacks and gifts.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I took my 6 and 8 year old children back to my youth. If you get there early, the games are more accessible. We arrived at open and spent 2 hours playing. I would have stayed longer but we had to go to dinner. I wish they were open more. I visit every time I am in Springfield, but they... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I took my entire family; including my three children to the 1984 arcade which brought back many memories of my childhood hanging out in these arcades. We all enjoyed our visit.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

After paying a flat fee of $7, you can enjoy unlimited use of many classic video games (Galaga, Pacman, etc.) and play pinball for $0.50 a game. As someone who was a teenager in the first part of the 1970s, it's the kind of place I'd enjoy visiting once or twice a year. Others, including teens that have used more... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is cool! I'm an 80s girl! I lived all those games! Great price $7 to get in for unlimited games. All games are from the 80s! Frogger, asteroids, pac man and on and on! The memoribilia alone is worth the trip! Want a fun night out with the Fam?? 1984 is the place!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

When I went it was New Year's, and packed. Due to this I wasn't able to do a tun, but for what I did do it was super fun. This was the first arcade I'd ever been to. It is tighter space wise, but totally worth it, if this is for you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

It's kind of sad that arcades are out of style, I fondly remember a day when they were a relatively common feature of malls, pizza parlors and bowling alleys. But with the passing of time, that makes a visit to a place like 1984 a real treat for all ages. All video games (and there are a ton of them)... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Had a very nice and fun evening playing arcade games. Had a blast playing pinball. Nice place. For a entry fee you can play all the arcade games you want. Pinball is extra but only 25 or 50 cents a game.

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