THE HOME OF RETRO GAMING

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

When

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

Open on select bank holidays

Please check the opening schedule
for full details

Opening Schedule

Where

RCM House (Unit Q),
Troon Way Business Centre,
Humberstone Lane, Leicester, LE4 9HA


Google Maps

Ample free onsite parking
Wheelchair friendly

Cost

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
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Special Events As Advertised


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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  Cool place nice and relaxed . Could easily spend few hours there going down memory lane - My younger boys loved it being able to use the computers was major plus and staff really helpful and friendly. Trip down memory lane for me too 😁. Loved the... read more

    avatar thumb paul k
    11 September 2023

    star rating  A fun travel back in time - What a gem hidden away in Leicester. I had no idea this place existed. I was amazed at how many different games we could play and the staff were all... read more

    avatar thumb 212carenf
    27 August 2023

    star rating  Such a cool place, exceeded our expectations. It’s less of a museum and more of a retro arcade with the amount of retro gaming systems you can play on.
    Nice... read more

    avatar thumb Nikix2713
    12 February 2023
  • star rating  The Retro Compter Museum is a great museum for adults and childeren alike. For adults who grew up in the 70s, 80s and 90s there is a lot to recognise... read more

    Dorine71
    14 August 2019

    star rating  Had a great day and everyone there was friendly and interesting to talk to, I had a go on various systems including a Commodore PET and also the Virtuality, very... read more

    gsclarky
    8 May 2022

    star rating  Fab afternoon out with my eight and eleven year olds. Amazing array of games to play with informative and helpful volunteers on hand. This place is a real gem.... read more

    Jambo871
    19 January 2020
  • star rating  Superb every time - Wonderful place to visit. Accessible in my wheelchair and great fun. Friendly and helpful staff. Always a great experience

    N786FVrichardf
    24 September 2022

    star rating  Best day out in Leicester - What an amazing collection. The retro computer museum is run by a great bunch of people who clearly have a passion for the subject. If you are into retro gaming... read more

    avatar thumb kevinnO2559IW
    27 August 2023

    star rating  Such a fun morning had at the Retro Computer Museum, the team there were clearly very passionate about the place, very knowledeable and really helpful whenever they were needed. Its... read more

    avatar thumb RichTrader
    26 October 2022

Events

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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