The National Videogame Foundation
A pioneering new not-for-profit organisation launches in Notts
Play all day!
We are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm
NVA Birthdays offer special hires for 6-60 yr olds! Celebrate with Mario, Minecraft and more...
It's a special triple Completathon! Get as far as you can in the FREE monthly mystery game tournament!
Out of the Box
Join Chimera and the NVA in a night of tabletop gaming! Bring some games and have fun! FREE entry
Our new acoustic night at the toast bar: craft beers, toast and tunes! FREE ENTRY
OpenNVA is your space to showcase what you do, within The National Videogame Arcade and its events.
Who? What? Why?
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The National Videogame Arcade
24-32 Carlton Street
For more information click on the map below or see our visitor info
Gallery opening times:
Fri – Sun 10am until 6pm
The Toast Bar:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 10am to 6pm
Wednesday, Thursday 10am to 11pm
Friday, Saturday 10am to 12 Midnight
“I love this place never mind the kids! Takes you back years with a history of working video games and some future ones too.”
“If you like video games, old or new, then this is a great place to visit. It’s a cross between a well laid out video arcade and the design museum.”
“…the NVA is a great place to visit if you’ve ever picked up a joypad, know the relevance of QWOP or experienced an R Tape Loading Error.”
“This is a true hidden gem in Nottingham.”