In the heart of Leicestershire lies a building brimming with gaming history!

Featuring classic systems such as the Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga and Atari 2600. Gaming giants including Nintendo NES, Sega MegaDrive, Xbox and PlayStation. Plus the truly unique Virtuality VR systems and the one of a kind CD1200!

However we haven't got to the best bit! Everything is out to not only touch, but to play on! Using original hardware and with a colossal software library. It truly is a gamers paradise!

How to Visit


Normal opening hours are Saturdays & Sundays
10am - 3:30pm

Open on select bank holidays

Please check the opening schedule for full details

Opening Schedule


Unit A, Troon Way Business Centre,
Humberstone Lane, Leicester, LE4 9HA

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Ample free onsite parking
Wheelchair friendly


Adults £8.50
Students (with NUS card)/ Carers £7.00
Children (between 4 - 15) £5.00
Children (under 4) Free
Concessions (disabled/ over 65) £5.00
Group ticket (1 adult, 4 children or 2 adults, 2 children or 3 adults) £24.00
Special Events As Advertised

Contact Us


Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice 2023!

We have been awarded the Tripadvisors travelers' choice award for consistently earning great reviews from travellers and have been ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor

We currently sit as the 6th most popular attraction in Leicestershire and come 1st in the specialty museum category.

Check out our full reviews below;

Tripadvisor Reviews

What people are saying...

  • star rating  My 9 year old is a huge retro fan and loves the 80's style games consoles. This was the best day out for us! I highly recommend visiting the museum.... read more

    7 August 2022

    star rating  Fantastic day for me and the family, all the volunteers are lovely and approachable. We stayed a lot longer than I thought we would as there is so much to... read more

    17 April 2022

    star rating  We had a great time! The boys were blown away to see the pc's we had as kids We will definitely be back soon

    24 March 2022
  • star rating  Great place to cisit glad to see it back open friendly and polite staff lots of games and history to enjoy 10/10 would recommend.

    23 April 2022

    star rating  Visited the Retro Computer Museum multiple times and had always been a pleasurable experience. The volunteers are friendly, helpful and accommodating. The place offers a WIDE range of computers /... read more

    10 May 2022

    star rating  An absolute gem of a place - A wonderful place. All the retro computers are set up connected to TVs/monitors and are available to play with. We were greeted and given a little tour when we arrived,... read more

    17 September 2022
  • star rating  We took the 38th Leicester Cubs and Scouts with a few parents to look at and play with some of the old style computers and the Guys that run... read more

    1 September 2020

    star rating  Trip down Memory Lane - Trip down memory lane, quite funny seeing our children trying to use the joysticks for the games.
    They loved playing on the arcade games too.

    avatar thumb Vida D
    26 August 2023

    star rating  As a fan of Retro Gaming and Computers this place seemed like the perfect place to visit and indeed it was. chock full of machines to play on. Magazines and... read more

    Paul J
    12 August 2022


We host and attend several special events throughout the year. View our opening schedule to see when we are open and where we will be attending external events.
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