After several years of being an occasional event, Power Up, the Science Museum’s festival of vintage gaming is returning, as a permanent feature of the museum.

A large room will be filled with 160 consoles and computers covering five decades of gaming, from Pong to Pacman and Minecraft to Mario. Throw in a  dose of Chuckie Egg and some Space Invaders, and it’s a nostalgia fest.

The now permanent installation returns on Thursday 27th July, and it costs just £15 for an annual pass offering unlimited repeat visits. You can also buy a single day pass for £10, but the cost difference is so slight that it’s worth buying the annual pass anyway.

Tickets to Power Up are on sale now from here.


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