a person with a vr headset on A fun, interactive day out with all of your friends and family. Electric Gamebox is an immersive VR gaming experience that throws you into a world with any game chosen. This futuristic day out is perfect for anyone ages five and up!

VR games offered are:

  • Alien Aptitude test
  • Ticket to Mars
  • Shaun the sheep

There are many, many more offered! Further information on VR games offered can be found here.

Further, Electric Gamebox offers a 15% student discount Monday-Thursdays when presenting a student ID! One complementary carer ticket is offered per booking.

Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks can be purchased here. In terms of food, there are varying food places surrounding due to being in central Manchester.

Getting there

The piccadilly gardens bus and coach station is just over a five minute walk away allowing you to easily access the VR Electric Gamebox by bus or coach. However, there are also many other bus stops surrounding this due to being in the centre of Manchester.

Manchester piccadilly train station is also just under a 15 minute walk away.

If you are visiting by car the nearest car park is Manchester Arndale car park. This is located just under a five minute walk away. Further, this costs £3.70 for up to one hour.


Most disabilities can be accommodated at VR Electric Gamebox. Subsequently, this can be done through calling them and letting them know what accommodations you may need.

However, there is a warning to those who have photosensitive conditions as there are flickering lights.

In short, to get in touch with Electric Gamebox click here.


Thank you to Vinicius Amnx Amano, Xr Expo for the photos!

Q Are there lockers?

Yes! Lockers are available for smaller items such as coats and bags. Larger items however cannot be accommodated.

Q What are the age requirements?

Anyone ages five plus are allowed to play! However, there must be at least one 18+ member to supervise under 12 year olds.

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  • Monday10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Tuesday10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Wednesday10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Thursday10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Friday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
  • Saturday10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
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  • Price Range £9 - £26
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