2418 W Bloomingdale Ave.
Adults and kids who are fans of Pac Man, Mrs. Pac Man and all the ghosts can learn the history of their favorite games at this anniversary experience. Nom Nom: 40 Years of Pac-Man Design and History explores the game’s development and evolution from its beginnings in Tokyo in the late 1970s to its introduction in the U.S. market where Pac-Man became a household name thanks to licensing, marketing and expanded design. The exhibit includes playable arcade cabinets and console titles, art and artifacts from the early development and advertising, and explanation about how the game transcended media, broke with arcade genres and evolved game technologies.
Event Cost: $5, Free 12 and under; advanced tickets required
Event Times: 1-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Feb. 7-May 30, 2021
Age recommendation: Early Elementary (K-3), Late Elementary (4-5), Parents only, Teens, Tweens