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Fun place to go spend an evening

This place has many 80's arcade and pinball machines. The games take some getting used to (I play a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Springfield, Missouri
So Rad!

This place is a gem! You get a great deal for free play on the games plus the 80s decorations were... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
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4 weeks ago
“Fun place to go spend an evening”
Aug 1, 2018
“So Rad!”
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...more
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400 S Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65806-2316
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has many 80's arcade and pinball machines. The games take some getting used to (I play a lot of new games) but they are just as fun and addicting as newer games. Love taking the family here, its an inexpensive way to spend...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem! You get a great deal for free play on the games plus the 80s decorations were over the top! The staff were super friendly and helpful. The choices of games were everything that I played as a kid and more!...More

Thank JJG72
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I was feeling nostalgic and I mentioned to a coworker about wanting to play video games from my youth (I grew up in the ‘80s). He told me about 1984 so I went to check it out. Let me tell you, this place is now...More

Thank Colin V
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This place is one of the main reasons we travel to Springfield, MO. I am an 80's gal, so brought my son, he is a gamer. However, these games are more challenging as there is no auto reset when you run out of lives. The...More

Thank Addie V
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem, a genuine throwback to the great 80s arcades, and a great value to boot. For the at the door fee you get unlimited game machine plays and all the 50¢ pinball you want. It’s a fantastic place to spend a...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I visited this place a while back and it seemed SUPER FUN, but it was sooooo packed with kids and teenagers that it felt like it wasn't worth waiting to play. Probably best to avoid peak hours.

Thank MahCarrenho
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Any Pinball Wizard around the world would enjoy a trip to 1984 Arcade in Downtown Springfield, MO. I love how you pay to get in and then the games are free. It makes it so much easier to have a fun night out with all...More

Thank Ashley T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Located downtown near Missouri State University and a 5 min drive from the Rail Haven Motel. For this 40 something it was like stepping through a portal back in time 30 years to before the X-Box and PlayStation when the only place to find games...More

Thank Suzibeaton
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great way for teens yo experience how video games started. My husband enjoyed playing games he played as a kid. Nice variety. Two floors of games. My son enjoys this every time we come

Thank gardeningteacher8
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Imagine playing all the video games you ever loved until you can't stand up for one low price! Old friends, slight acquaintances, and maybe a few games you missed back in the 80's and 90's are all united in one glorious setting. Pinball costs extra,...More

Thank Dave11974
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7 June 2015|
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Response from gailharris60 | Reviewed this property |
Retro video games and pinball machines. You play a flat fee and play the arcade (video) games free. The Pinball machines you pay extra. A very nice friendly fun environment. It is all inside and there are no rides. It is a... More
7 June 2015|
Response from hspencer2 |
@superpops 1984 is an arcade with vintage video games. There are no rides.