Unveiling the Story Behind the Pixels

Join the National Videogame Museum in Documenting Histories and Sharing Stories 

Preserving Their Stories

At the National Videogame Museum, we are dedicated to the preservation of the rich and diverse history of the videogame industry. Through meticulous curation, we preserve and showcase a wide range of videogame artifacts, as well as the stories behind their creation. We actively engage with developers, designers, and industry pioneers to record their stories, experiences, and insights. Through interviews, oral histories, and documentation, we capture the human side of videogame creation, providing a deeper understanding of the creative processes, challenges, and triumphs that have shaped the industry.

From Bits to Bytes

The Preservation Efforts of the National Videogame Museum

Digital Archive Of Documents/Software

We recognize the importance of preserving not only physical artifacts but also the written heritage of the videogame industry. Our digital archival efforts focus on safeguarding and providing access to both software and written documents that have played a crucial role in shaping the industry.  By leveraging advancements in digital technology and archival practices, we aim to create a comprehensive and accessible resource for anyone interested in exploring the history and cultural impact of videogames.

Industry Veteran Interviews

We believe in capturing and sharing the stories of the industry’s pioneers and veterans. Through our video interviews, we aim to preserve and document the rich history and cultural impact of videogames. We delve into the creative process and uncover the stories that often go unheard. These interviews not only provide a valuable resource for researchers, historians, and enthusiasts but also offer inspiration and insights to aspiring game developers and industry newcomers.

Physical Archive of Gaming artifacts

At the National Videogame Museum, we are dedicated to the preservation and archiving of videogame history. As part of our ongoing efforts, we have established a state-of-the-art warehouse facility designed specifically to safeguard and protect the vast collection of videogame artifacts and memorabilia. Every piece in our collection is meticulously cataloged, carefully stored, and monitored to ensure its long-term preservation.

Join Us In Preserving History

Preserving the rich history of the videogame industry requires dedicated efforts and resources. At the National Videogame Museum, we are committed to safeguarding and archiving valuable artifacts, documents, and stories that define gaming culture. However, we cannot achieve this mission alone. We rely on the support of generous donors like you to continue our preservation efforts. Your contribution can make a significant impact by helping us acquire, restore, and maintain rare gaming artifacts, expand our archival facilities, digitize important documents, and conduct research to uncover untold stories. By donating to our preservation initiatives, you are helping to ensure that future generations can explore and appreciate the fascinating evolution of videogames.