Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming


When:
July 29, 2017 – March 18, 2018 all-day
2017-07-29T00:00:00-05:00
2018-03-19T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
The Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 N. Congress Ave. Austin
TX 78701
Cost:
Museum exhibit admission: $9 - $13
Contact:
The Bullock Texas State History Museum
512-936-8746

EXPERIENCE THE PLAYER’S PERSPECTIVE ON A WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON

The immersive and interactive exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player’s experience.

Discover the scope and impact of the electronic gaming industry as a cultural and technological phenomenon through a behind-the-scenes look at the technology and artistry that drive modern game development.

Dozens of rare artifacts — brought together for the first time from extensive collections across the globe — will be on display, featuring key milestones in technology, art, music, and design that forever intertwined video and games.

PLAYABLE CLASSIC VIDEO GAMES. NO QUARTERS REQUIRED!

Oregon Trail
ZORK I
Centipede
Ms. Pac-Man
Tetris
Super Mario Bros.
Madden 95
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Atari 2600, Nintendo NES, and Sega Genesis classic console re-releases
Guitar Hero
Wii Sports
Angry Birds
Minecraft

On view at the Bullock Museum from July 29, 2017 to March 18, 2018.

The Bullock Museum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Museum exhibit admission is $9 for youth ages 4 to 17, $11 for college students/military/seniors, and $13 for adults.