Glendale, Rhode Island: World's Oldest Penny Arcade

The Penny Arcade at Spring Lake has reportedly been in business since the early 1930s. It has some newer games, but lots of old ones as well.

Spring Lake Arcade

Address:
52 Old Hillside Drive, Glendale, RI
Directions:
Spring Lake Arcade. I-295 exit 8B. Drive north on Hwy 7/Douglas Tpke for a little over seven miles. Turn left at the blinking light onto Victory Hwy. Drive one mile. Cross the bridge, then immediately turn right onto Main St. Drive under the underpass, then quickly turn left onto Herring Pond/Spring Lake Rd. Drive 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Old Hillside Drive. You'll see the arcade on the right. This is a seasonal attraction, only open during the summer.
Hours:
Summer only (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
401-568-8288
Admission:
Beach $5 access.
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Spring Lake Arcade

The "World's Oldest" Penny Arcade. A fantastic little collection of old, mostly still working arcade games, some dating back to the 1920s -- and all still for the original price! Really deserves a better write-up than I can afford to give at this time.

[Patrick, 09/27/2012]

The Penny Arcade at Spring Lake has reportedly been in business since the early 1930s. It has some newer games, but lots of old ones as well.


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