Museum of soviet arcade machines, St. Petersburg

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Have some old-school fun and see what the world of arcade games looked like behind the Iron Curtain at Museum of soviet arcade machines. Here you won't find any of the well-known game titles from the West. Instead, the museum offers a rare opportunity to play a series of original products of the Soviet gaming industry on the authentic machines of the era. For an enhanced sensation of the bygone days there is also a restored Soviet soda vending machine that you can use. The admission fee for the museum includes a handful of old USSR kopeck coins on which the machines run. While some games might be difficult to understand without some knowledge of Russian, most are self-explanatory and can be fully enjoyed by everyone. Put Museum of soviet arcade machines on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our St. Petersburg online tour itinerary planner .
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  • Nice little place to spend hour or two playing old games. Tons of fun. You get a feeling of how fun looked like 30 years ago.  more »
  • We expected to have fun, but not as much as we had at the end. Museum works until 9pm even though everywhere else says it works until 8pm. It works on Monday too! Which is very useful as all other big...  more »
  • Ok, well, you cannot call it a must-see attraction of the town but certainly is interesting to pop in to see something pretty different.  more »
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  • Very cool place, you can actually play a lot of games that were popular in ussr there! Important: be careful with a machine for measuring your muscle power, it can be very dangerous, read the manual carefully before standing on it. I'd put 5 stars, but that machine has put the health of my friend into serious danger, since they're was no warning written in English.
  • Fascinating museum/video arcade. Even if you aren't into arcade games, there still a ton of interesting Soviet history, plus a cafe bar.
  • Different sort of place. Hard to locate (used Google maps in the end) Great fun playing old fashioned games for an hour or so
  • Couple of really fun machines. All signs in Russian. Would love some translations. Lastly, it is a pricey.
  • Very interesting place, but some of the machines weren't working. I found it hard to spend up all the tokens.

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