Nickel City

Northbrook, IL

Where are we going?

Nickel City
575 S Waukegan Rd
IL 60062


What is there to do?

It's all about video games at Nickel City with over 100 video and redemption games - that all operate with just nickels!

Kids can enjoy indoor fun in Northbrook where they can just immerse themselves in the world of the video game. The redemption games also disperse tickets that you can exchange for prizes too! Amazing!

The games at Nickel City range from those classics, to those hottest new releases. Games range from Skee-Ball, to Bozo Buckets and even basketball!

You can race against other friends and enjoy some fun competition, and see who can get that highest score, or you can work together and try and beat the game itself!

It's a great place to actually play with the family too!

Did you know that there are even FREE play games at Nickel City? These are perfect for the classic gamer, with over 30 video games on Free Play at all times. Here, you can take on the world famous Pacman, battle it out in Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, or Wrestlefest!

Nickel City also host birthday parties, so if you want to celebrate that special day with your favorite video games, it's the perfect place! Great fun for kids and their friends. 

A fun family entertainment center with classic video game enjoyment - now, the biggest question is - who will get those highest scores?

How much does it cost?

Adults: $2 entry, then all games nickels (or free play)

Children: Same as adult


Need a little extra help?

Just give them a call if you have any questions about the accessibility!


When can we go?

2pm - 10pm Mon - Thurs / 12pm - 1am Fri / 10am - 1am Sat / 10am - 10pm Sun

Year round. Special hours for holidays, winter and spring break


I’m Hungry!

All those videos are hungry works! They have snacks, treats, pizza, hot dogs, chips, fries, and more!

Healthy Eating

They sell bottled water and tea - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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