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Galactic Circus

Crown Entertainment Complex | 8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 13 26 95
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Changed its name and lost the fun

They have taken all the old fun games out and seem to only cater to an Asian audience in a stark... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Antony L
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
Great modern feel

Not been since the new fit out. Really like the new arrangements. Many more cool games and the... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
mrwhiley
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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PLAYTIME Crown is our flagship arcade centre in Melbourne; jam packed with over 150 new games, enter and become anything you dream of; a world class baller, precision shooter or performance driver; the possibilities are endless!
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“arcade games” (10 reviews)
“laser tag” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Crown Entertainment Complex | 8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Southbank
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+61 13 26 95
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

They have taken all the old fun games out and seem to only cater to an Asian audience in a stark unfriendly venue.

Thank Antony L
Josh B, Manager at Galactic Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi Antony, we are sorry you feel this way about our venue, we strive to have a mix of games for all ages, genders and cultures in our venue! We hope you can understand.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Not been since the new fit out. Really like the new arrangements. Many more cool games and the cards are so much easier to use. Definitely an upgrade and its much worth a visit. .only thing I feel is that some prizes are certainly not...More

Thank mrwhiley
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We came in here at Xmas. They have changed it's name to Playtime. With that name change came a massive change in the way the place is operated too. The machines no longer take cash or tokens. You load a "credit card" and swipe the...More

Thank Paul G
Josh B, Manager at Galactic Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hi Paul, Thanks for the review. You are correct in regards to the tickets, we saw the mass amounts of paper tickets being wasted on a daily basis at many of our venues and believe that with the new system we can cut down on...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Recently visited with young kids. Not ideal. Some fun things and games to try but more for young teens. The enviroment is dark and loud. No natural light from anywhere. It is a fairly large area but don't go during school holidays. It was so...More

1  Thank L3N4s
Josh B, Manager at Galactic Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hi there, Thanks for the review, we will be sure to pass on your feedback.

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Lots of fun arcade machines that kept us entertained for a while, easy access to everything and there was added stuff that you could do for free such as the vortex tunnel

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Josh B, Manager at Galactic Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

What a great review, thanks for stopping by and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 December 2016

We had visited the Galactic Circus years ago and since it was close to our hotel this time around we headed there a couple of times to play arcade games. It was busy the three times we went but you never had to wait much...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
Josh B, Manager at Galactic Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed the range of options we have in venue and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It's a pity they are rebranding this into a Kingpin with the focus on older kids and young adults. My son just loved this place as it was. We went the last night, the games and rides were great, the staff were spectacular under pressure....More

3  Thank dovehoward
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Took two grandchildren to Galactic circus while staying at Crown, Bought each a $15 game card which they are able to insert into the various machines until credit runs out. Fun for kids collecting token tickets at each game and swapping for prizes at the...More

2  Thank Angelangel1
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place to go bowling for the children and a lot of game machines to test there mind,hand co-ordination skills out on,with the chance to take home some memorabilia if they collect enough tickets from the games they play.

2  Thank _shtuckett
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This place is soooo much fun! games for all age ranges and heaps to choose from. Our 5 year old had an absolute blast! not suitable for children who are easily overwhelmed as it dark and noisy. Will be back!

2  Thank NinaOlive
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