If you have ever played a game on your computer or mobile, you will love the Computer Games Museum in Berlin.
Locally it is referred to as Computerspielemuseum.
It is the first European museum for video and computer games, which appeals to both adults and kids and gamers and non-gamers.
The museum has more than 300 computer games related physical exhibits – rare originals, classics still in working order, and unique art pieces.
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What to expect at Computer Games Museum
Take a tour with Lara Croft, play full-sized Pong, PlayStation, and Pacman on a giant joystick, and learn about the history of video games, from arcades to Atari.
Your inner computer geek will be ecstatic to see rare originals that are still functional.
After being greeted by Lara Croft, you will meet Nimrod, the first computer created solely for gaming, and tour an exhibition of over 300 games and computer-related things.
You will be amazed to see how far we have come from coin-operated devices to the Tamagotchi to Grand Theft Auto IV and more in this fantastic tour through the twenty-first century.
You will see more than 50 fan-favorite gaming devices on the Wall of Hardware.
Test your talents on ‘Game & Watch,’ a 1980s Nintendo electronic LCD game, Donkey Kong, Asteroids, and even Space Invaders.
Computer Games Museum’s tickets
Berlin’s Computer Games Museum ticket gives you complete access to all the exhibits for up to two hours.
To limit the number of guests inside, the museum requests the visitors to leave the premises after two hours.
Since this is a Skip the Line ticket, you can avoid the lines at the ticket counter.
On the day of your visit, you can show the ticket on your mobile and enter.
This fantastic Computers Games Museum tour lasts around one-and-a-half-hour.
You can cancel this ticket up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
Cost of tickets
Regular ticket (18+ years) : €9
Reduced ticket (6 to 17 years, with ID): €6
For students, apprentices, volunteers, retired, unemployed, severely handicapped
Family ticket: €19
For two adults and three children
Kids under 5 get in free.
How to reach the museum
Computer Games Museum’s address is 93A, Karl-Marx-Allee, 10243, Berlin. Get Directions
From Alexanderplatz, you will get here by metro in only five minutes.
The Computer Games Museum is open from 10 am to 8 pm on weekdays and weekends.
The last admission is one hour before closing.
The Computerspielemuseum is open every day, including all national holidays.
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