Dad and Son looking at display of hand held games at the Game On exhibition in Newcastle
Life, Newcastle © Richard Kenworthy

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Get set this summer for Game On, the world’s largest interactive exhibition about the history and culture of video games.

Featuring iconic characters and games ranging from Space Invaders to Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario to Minecraft, visitors will be able to explore gaming’s rich history by playing many of the key games produced over the last 50 years. Game On is an exhibition curated and organised by the Barbican Centre.

Explore the creative and technological advances that have revolutionised the games we play, the wider cultural impact of the industry, and Scotland’s own vibrant gaming sector.

Exclusively for residents with an EH postcode, we are offering 10 pairs of tickets to Game On for Friday 28 June 2024.

One lucky winner will also win one year’s Family Membership for the National Museum of Scotland. Amongst the benefits which membership offers include unlimited free entry to all exhibitions at the National Museum of Scotland, invitations to exclusive Member Previews for selected exhibitions, free or discounted entry to family events and 20% discount in the cafes.


How to enter

10 winners will be drawn at random to each win a pair of tickets to Game On at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 28 June 2024. Entry to the exhibition is between 2pm and 3.30pm. All entrants will be asked to choose a timeslot that they would like to attend from the following times: 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm or 3.30pm.


Terms and conditions

  • This reward is only valid for residents with a EH postcode. Contact and address details will be required when booking and on arrival (photo ID or utility bill with an EH postcode).
  • The event takes place on Friday 28 June 2024. Entry to the exhibition is between 2pm and 3.30pm. All entrants will be asked to choose a timeslot that they would like to attend from the following times: 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm or 3.30pm.
  • Each winner will receive a pair of tickets. These can either be for 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child.
  • All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Winners agree to RSVP within 48 hours of being notified, otherwise, their place will be reallocated to the next winner.
  • Game On is an exhibition for visitors of all ages. However, there are some games that parents and guardians may not deem suitable for the children in their charge. Please monitor the games played by younger players and ensure that children only play games that contain content which you consider appropriate for their age, experience, and ability. All recent videogames contained in the exhibition have been rated by the European PEGI certification system. These ratings are noted for visitors on accompanying panels, including for games rated 12, 16 or 18+.
  • The maximum time allowance within the exhibition space is 2 hours.
  • All winners agree to their contact details (name, email address and postcode) being passed to the National Museum of Scotland for the delivery of this reward. One winner will also win one year’s Family Membership for the National Museum of Scotland. A Family Membership is for 2 adults and 3 children under the age of 16, or 1 adult and 4 children. Membership cards are issued for the adults only. The winner will receive their membership pack on the day of the event, Friday 28 June 2024. Find out more about the benefits of Family Membership.
  • For marketing purposes, a member of Forever Edinburgh will be present on the day filming and interviewing winners about their experience. All entrants will be asked if they consent to being interviewed when entering the competition.
  • This competition closes at midnight on Friday 21 June 2024.
  • A maximum of one entry per individual is permitted.
  • The reward cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • This reward is not transferrable or refundable and cannot be sold. No cash alternative will be offered.

Arcade machines and computers with games set up for museum exhibition.
©Norsk Teknisk Museum
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