Did You Know Illinois is Home to the Largest Arcade in the United States?
Gamers from all over the country flock to the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, Illinois for three very big reasons; the size, the vibe, and the deals!
Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, Illinois
This building located at 9415 Ogden Ave. in Brookfield, Illinois may not look like anything terribly exciting, but inside you will well over 800 arcade games and pinball machines!
3 Things That Make the Galloping Ghost Arcade So Special
I may not be an avid gamer, but when I discovered all these cool things about the Galloping Ghost Arcade, I couldn't wait to go experience it for myself!
1. It's the largest arcade in the United States - As you could see in the video above, the Galloping Ghost Arcade recently debuted its 900th game on the arcade floor. In fact, I just checked the website, and as of today, they have 913 games to choose from! Have you ever been to an arcade that had that many gaming options before?!?
2. It's a retro gamer's paradise - One of the first things you'll notice upon entering the arcade is the variety of classic games they offer. From favorites like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong to lesser-known gems like Karate Champ and Tapper, there's something for every type of retro gamer. The arcade also has a wide selection of pinball machines, including some rare and hard-to-find titles.
3. No quarters or tokens allowed - One thing I know about arcades is that you can go through a LOT of money FAST, but the games at the Galloping Ghost don't take quarters or tokens to play. Gamers pay a $25 admission fee upon arrival and then get unlimited gaming for the rest of the day. How's that for an awesome deal?!?
The Galloping Ghost Arcade is open Monday through Thursday and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. They also host several fun events and gaming tournaments throughout the year, so you probably visit gallopingghostarcade.com to find out more!