Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 5pm
Plus school and bank holidays -
(we know that school holidays can be erratic, so we'll always post our holiday openings on the front of the site - to be TOTALLY SURE!)


The NVA CaféBar is open to the public during gallery opening times.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 5pm.
And Thursdays 5pm till late.
Plus school and bank holidays.

The Toast Bar is also open for special events. See event listings for details.

Your National Videogame Arcade day ticket grants you entry to 3 floors of fully interactive games from 10am till 5pm. You will receive a hand stamp when you purchase your ticket in our lobby which allows you re-entry to the galleries anytime during your visit.

Tickets for admission to our galleries can be booked in advance online, or on the day at our ticket desk.

We also sell Ticket Vouchers! These can be purchased online or at the ticket desk.


  • Adult: £10.50
  • Concession*: £8.50

  • Family: £35 (1 adult, 3 concessions or 2 adults and 2 concessions).

  • Under 5s go free!

  • Carers accompanying disabled visitors go free.

  • Children under 12 need to be accompanied by a paying adult at all times.

  • Groups: groups of over 10 visitors get their 10th ticket for free! (Just book 9 tickets through our website and bring your 10th person absolutely FREE!)

* Under 16’s, over 60’s, job seekers and UK Students. Proof of status required.