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Immerse Yourself in the History of Videogames at the National Videogame Museum

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Giant Pong

Prepare to witness a gaming marvel like no other at the National Videogame Museum: Giant Pong. Standing proudly at over 12 feet tall, this colossal exhibit pays homage to the game that started it all. Engage in an epic battle as you control enormous paddles, experiencing the thrill of Pong on a grand scale. With its impressive size and immersive gameplay, the Giant Pong machine offers a unique and unforgettable gaming experience that showcases this beloved classic.

Head To Head Wall

Experience the thrill of playing video games from various points in history, from the early days of pixelated pioneers to the cutting-edge technology of today. Challenge friends or family as you discover the evolution of gameplay and witness the advancements that have shaped the gaming landscape. The “Head to Head Wall” offers an interactive and immersive experience that showcases the diversity and progression of video games, making it a must-visit destination for gamers and enthusiasts of all ages.

Timeline of Consoles

Get ready to embark on a journey through time as you explore the varied history of videogame consoles. Using a giant SNES controller, navigate through a comprehensive database of gaming systems, from the earliest pioneers to the latest innovations. Discover fascinating facts, and delve into the stories behind each platform. Whether you’re a curious gamer or a devoted enthusiast, the “Timeline of Consoles” offers an interactive and nostalgic experience that celebrates the legacy and impact of gaming technology.

1980’s Bedroom

Step into a meticulously recreated bedroom that captures the essence of gaming culture during that unforgettable decade. Explore the vibrant colors, retro decor, and authentic memorabilia that adorned bedrooms in the 1980s. From the distinctive posters of pop culture icons to the cassette tapes lining the shelves, every detail has been carefully curated to transport you to a time of Dungeons & Dragons, Vinyl Records, and endless gaming excitement.

Rise of Computers

Experience the sheer ingenuity of early personal computers, from the legendary Apple II to the groundbreaking Commodore 64 and the trailblazing IBM PC. Engage with these vintage machines, each representing a significant milestone in the rise of personal computing, and dive into classic applications and games that captured the hearts and minds of early computer users, witnessing firsthand the transformative power of personal computers.

Virtual Reality

Explore the groundbreaking advancements that have revolutionized the way we experience digital realms. From the early experiments with VR in the 1960s to the cutting-edge headsets and immersive experiences of today, this exhibit allows you to step into the shoes of virtual adventurers and pioneers. From BattleZone, a game so real at the time, that it was used by the US Army to train Tank Pilots, to the PSVR, discover how VR technology has progressed over time, from early wireframe graphics to photorealistic environments.

Pixel Dreams Arcade

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of a bygone era as you step into this meticulously crafted arcade haven. From the moment you enter, you’ll be greeted by rows of vintage arcade cabinets, each faithfully restored to their original glory. Relish the familiar ambiance as you hear the clatter of buttons and witness the glow of CRT monitors transporting you to iconic gaming realms. Complete a live High Score board, you can relive the days of pure arcade bliss, embracing the nostalgic joy of competing for the top spot.

These are only a handful of the many Exhibits within the NVM! Want to see more? Come Visit!