This Missouri Arcade With Nearly 100 Vintage Games Will Bring Out Your Inner Child

Remember how much fun life was as a kid? Riding our bikes to the closest store as soon as our favorite teen magazines hit the shelves. Knowing all the words to the opening of Family Ties, Who’s The Boss, and Growing Pains. And, hoarding our quarters, so we could spend our free time at the local arcade. Wouldn’t it be fun to relive those days for just a few hours? Well, you can. Travel back to the 1980s – when we all knew the answer to where’s the beef? – with a visit to this vintage arcade in Missouri.

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Address: 1984 Arcade is located at 400 S. Jefferson Ave., Springfield, MO 65806