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The Science Museum Computer Games Festival is extended

Power Up, the Science Museum’s sold-out vintage games festival, has been extended due to demand for tickets to attend. With a collection featuring over 160 consoles – ranging from the Atari 2600 and SNES to Switch and VR headsets – gamers can explore 50 years of gaming progression.

Due to end on Tuesday April 19, it has now been extended until Monday June 6.


  • Sunday to Thursday – Adult: £10 | Reduced rate and child: £8 | Senior 60+: £9
  • Fri & Sat – Adult: £18 | Reduced rate and child: £14 | Senior 60+: £16

You can book tickets from here.

Power UP sessions are also still available during the Science Museum‘s Gaming Lates event on Wednesday, April 27. This special after-hours gaming extravaganza includes free activities, workshops and a speaker series.

You can book tickets for the Lates session from here.

Alastair Otto, Associate Business Director, Science Museum Group, said: “Bringing together iconic games from the past 50 years, Power UP offers our visitors the chance to experience the groundbreaking technological advancements and storytelling developments that have shaped an industry and influenced broader popular culture. We’re thrilled that with the expansion of Power UP, even more visitors can now experience the best of gaming over the decades.

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