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1984

400 S Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65806-2316
+1 417-831-3665
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One of the Best Gems in Springfield!

This place is a gem, a genuine throwback to the great 80s arcades, and a great value to boot. For... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Rob T
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Springfield, Missouri
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Fun, but crowded with kids (as you'd expect)

I visited this place a while back and it seemed SUPER FUN, but it was sooooo packed with kids and... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2018
MahCarrenho
,
Sao Luis, MA
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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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  • Average6%
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Mar 3, 2018
“One of the Best Gems in Springfield!”
Feb 9, 2018
“Fun, but crowded with kids (as you'd expect)”
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400 S Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65806-2316
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Reviewed March 3, 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 February 10, 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
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Reviewed February 4, 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
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Reviewed January 22, 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

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Reviewed January 21, 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

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Reviewed November 12, 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

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy arcade style games and pinball, 1984 is the place to go. For $7.50 at the door, you can play all of the video games you want, FOR FREE! (Pinball does cost you either 25 or 50 cents. This is due to the...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

While visiting a friend in Springfield, he suggested we check out 1984 arcade, knowing my love for retro gaming. Honestly, I was shocked when I walked in -- not only at the huge variety of games (cabinets were in great shape, by the way), but...More

Thank Tyler H
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

I found this place online and couldn’t wait to get there. I wish we had this place in San Diego because while Springfield is my home away from home I want it at my main home. Well taken care of and clean can’t wait to...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

I was introduced to this place through my grandson. What a blast! This place is great for the whole family! Classic and modern Pinball games. Original 1980's video games. For the kids, this place is just cool. For those who actually lived through the 80's...More

Thank trtzw
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Superpops
June 7, 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
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Superpops
June 7, 2015|
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Response from hspencer2 |
@superpops 1984 is an arcade with vintage video games. There are no rides.
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