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The Matrix Arena


The Matrix Arena


Welcome to The Matrix Arena, the ultimate destination for fun and excitement! Whether you're planning a birthday party, a corporate event, or a memorable family day out, our state-of-the-art venue has something for everyone. Dive into an immersive world of entertainment with our wide selection of console games, arcade machines, cutting-edge free roam virtual reality experiences, and thrilling racing simulators.

Console Games: From solo adventures to multiplayer battles, our extensive game library has something for gamers of all ages and skill levels.

Virtual Reality: Step into another dimension with our exclusive VR setups. Explore new worlds, engage in epic battles, ferd off the Zombie hordes, try one of our escape rooms, wander into fantasy adventures or simply marvel at the immersive environments. Our VR experiences are sure to leave you breathless and craving more. We have player v player or Team v Environment scenarios which are ideal for either team buiilding or freindly competition.

Racing Simulators: Feel the adrenaline rush as you take the wheel in our 6 awesome linked racing simulators. Perfect for speed enthusiasts, our simulators provide an authentic racing experience that will have your heart pounding with every turn. Plus spectators can view the action from out large screen monitor.

Arcade Machines: If you simply want to spend 5 minutes to a couple of hours playing on our various arcade machines. You don't even have to book and with token packages to suit all budgets we are ideally situated for spontaneous short or long term visits. Our arcade machines include a Dual Motorcycle racer, 2 Basketball lanes, an Air Hockey Table, Whack-a-Frog, 2 great dual shooters, a retro arcade machine with thousands of games to choose from and our always popular punch pad.

Ideal for All Occasions: The Matrix Arena is perfect for birthday parties, corporate team-building events, or just a fun family outing. Our spacious and comfortable lounge area provides the ideal setting for everyone to relax, socialize, and enjoy the excitement.

Book your visit today and discover why The Matrix Arena is the go-to spot for unforgettable fun and entertainment! Whether you're a hardcore gamer or just looking for a unique experience, we guarantee you'll have an amazing time. Game on!

Guide Prices

We currently have 3 main activities available from which you can choose one or take advantage of our package deals and save money on more than one activity in a single visit.

Our Vr session prices depend on the number of players 2-3 @£27.50, 4-6 @£25, 7+ @£22.50
Our Console gaming sessions which includes time on our rigs starts at just £6 for 30 mins
Our Token prices for the various Arcade machines start at 1 token for £2 up to 30 tokens for £30

We also sell hot drinks for £2 including Hot chocolate, Tea, Coffee, Latte etc. Our Cold drinks start from just £1 and we also have a range of sweet tubs and chocolate bars



  • Accessible parking - Chester Street Car Park
  • Accessible toilets
  • Age friendly - Great for mixed age groups from 6 to 66+
  • Disabled Accessibility

Target Markets

  • Marketed towards Groups - Ideal for kids parties, adult parties, corporate events and team building exercises. Hen and Stag do's, social functions. Private hire also available at selected times.
Unit 4, Strand Shopping Centre, Strand Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2ER
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Tel+44 (0) 7624 334676

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Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

* Mondays are pre-bookings only except during school/public holidays

Private Functions can be arranged by dropping in, email or calling 334676

We are open on all Bank Holidays from 11:00 till 17.30

during school holidays we will open earlier. Usually, either 10:00 or 11:00 depending on the holiday period.

Please check out our website or Facebook page for up-to-date details on opening times

Map & Directions

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