The world of an 80s teenager was one of arcade machines, LPs and Nintendo game consoles.

And now you can step back in time and enter that world thanks to a computer museum that has recreated it using a series of fascinating exhibitions.

They include an 80s classroom with "state-of-the-art" Apple IIe computers, a "friend's basement? that contains wood-panelled walls and a classic Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) console, and a videogame arcade.

Here be dungeons and dragons: An 80s tech dungeon has been rereated at the Living Computers Museum + Labs in Seattle. Photo / LCM+L
Here be dungeons and dragons: An 80s tech dungeon has been rereated at the Living Computers Museum + Labs in Seattle. Photo / LCM+L

Called "Totally 80s Rewind", the exhibit showcases the meteoric rise of technology during the decade and can be found at the Living Computers: Museum + Labs (LCM+L) in Seattle.

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In the classroom exhibit visitors can play the classic educational computer game, Oregon Trail, and watch the overhead projector to learn how to program in Basic.

In the recreated video game arcade, visitors can claim tokens to play games such as Galaga, Centipede, Joust and Tempest.

Language lab: One exhibition involves learning 'Basic', an apple programming language
Language lab: One exhibition involves learning 'Basic', an apple programming language

And in the basement guests can wrap themselves in nostalgia not only by playing the NES but by tinkering with a TRS-80 Color Computer at a workbench, challenging a friend to Battleship and throwing an LP on a turntable.

The 80s exhibition is just one of many displays at the which says it provides a one-of-a-kind, hands-on experience with computer technology from the 1960s to the present.

The museum says it honours the history of computing with the world's largest collection of restored and usable supercomputers, mainframes, minicomputers and microcomputers.

Education: There is also a 1980s classroom packed with Apple IIe computers. Photo / LCM+L
Education: There is also a 1980s classroom packed with Apple IIe computers. Photo / LCM+L

It also has displays on robotics and virtual reality, self-driving cars and digital art.

Plus geeks can attend a workshop on making games and discover the history of the microchip.

Visit livingcomputers.org for more information. Totally 80s Rewind shuts on December 31.