We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Do you miss old school arcades?”

Main Street Amusements
Ranked #4 of 10 Fun & Games in Lafayette
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

If you are older than 30 you probably remember hanging out at the arcade playing pinball and video games. But for the most part those old school arcades disappeared. But Main Street Amusements captures those days and you can take a step back in time.

The location is great with the only challenge sometimes being finding a parking place. Also check to make sure they are open since they aren't open all the time. Even though its in an older part of town I still felt safe being there after dark.

MSA has some key differences from the arcades you may remember. Its well lit, clean, and not a teen pot dealing hangout. The prices on the games are very reasonable, most of them are working 100%, and are well maintained. The added bonus is that the owner actually runs the place and is an arcade enthusiast.

They have a great mix of machines including mechanical and electronic pinballs as well as a mix of video games.

Ther is a good restaurant/pub next door so you can grab a bite to eat. If you want to relive the days of the arcades, or share the past with your kids or grandkids, this is the place to go and is well worth the stop.

1  Thank Falconfixer86261
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (8)
There are newer reviews for Main Street Amusements
See the most recent reviews
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

8 - 8 of 8 reviews

Travelers who viewed Main Street Amusements also viewed

 

Been to Main Street Amusements? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing