The national videogame arcade Galleries

The National Videogame Arcade has three carefully curated galleries, taking you through some of the most interesting videogames of the past, present and future.
This isn't a traditional museum though... Our games aren't behind glass, we want you to experience and play as much as you can.
From vintage arcade cabinets, to Virtual Reality to cutting-edge independent titles that aren't even finished yet - we're here to show you that there's something in videogames for everyone

More importantly, we want to inspire you to make your own...

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

We also sell Ticket Vouchers if you need that special gift! These can also be purchased online or at the ticket desk.


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welcome to monument valley

One of the most acclaimed tablet games series of the last few years, this exclusive exhibition takes you inside ustwo games, creators of Monument Valley.

An amazing collection of beautiful portrait and process photography, this is a room to take your time in...

(Oh, and don't forget to get your photo taken with the awesome DOORTEM on your way in! )


The Hall of Inputs

 

Videogames can be controlled in lots of different ways and the Hall of Inputs has most of them!

Strap in and race Sonic with a steering wheel.
Solve puzzles as Indiana Jones with a mouse.
We're adding new ways to play all the time!


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The LAB

The Lab is the creative core of the NVA, it’s all about game-making, game experiments and games in development. Play and test unreleased and unfinished games. Delve into the world of console development with our collection of game dev kits. Investigate games new and old with game experiments of our own!

 

 


A HISTORY OF VIDEOGAMES IN 100 OBJECTS

Travel through the story of videogames, as told in things ! The Magnavox Odyssey, Commodore 64, pirated home cassettes, gold master discs - this gallery has them all to discover - and lots more!