Manchester, NH (1525 S Willow St)

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Exterior with 2.0 remodel, April 2024 (PC: dmckill on Instagram)

Manchester, NH (1525 S Willow St), Store #472 is a Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre location that opened in August 1982 (Day unknown). This store is still open to this day with the CEC 2018 2.0 Remodel Program.

It is located in the South Willow Plaza Center.


Stage Installed Removed Notes
Balcony Stage August 1982 1989 1st Pizza Time Theatre in New Hampshire.
Chuck E.'s House Facade 1989 1993 One of two installed in New Hampshire.
2-Stage 1993 January 2006 One of two installed in New Hampshire.
Studio C Beta, 16M January 2006 September 2023 Only Studio C installed in New Hampshire. Last 16M Beta in New England. First to install fake curtains. Had Orange, CT's head before removal. Last animatronic stage in the state.
Dance Floor + Video Wall. September 2023 Still In Use 2021 model. Last CEC in New Hampshire.


Manchester opened in August 1982 with a Balcony Stage, It is currently the oldest Chuck E. Cheese's location in New England.

Manchester housed the Balcony Stage from 1982 until 1989 when they would receive the 1988 Remodel and convert the Balcony into the Chuck E.'s House Facade. They also featured The King in the Cabaret Room. It is unknown if Manchester featured other Cabaret/Lounge Acts.

In 1993, Manchester would receive the 1993 Remodel. They would convert the Chuck E.'s House Facade into a 2-Stage, as well as remove The King.

In December 2005, Manchester would receive the CEC 2005 Remodel Program. The 2-Stage would end up being removed not too long after, being replaced with a Studio C Beta, 16M in January 2006. Starting with this store, Studio C Beta's and other Studio C's being installed after this would install the fake curtains to save money. After the 2-Stage removal, Pieces of the 2-Stage would end up being parted out to Newington, NH (30 Fox Run Rd). The Gameroom and Showroom would end up being relocated for this remodel, as the Studio C would be placed in the former Gameroom at the front of the store, and the Gameroom would be in the former Showroom at the back of the store.

In Spring 2011, Manchester would receive an expansion. The Showroom would be relocated to the back of the store where it originally was. Also, the bathrooms would be relocated, as well as the entrance.

In Fall 2020, Manchester would remove the Skytubes and Toddler Zone. due to COVID-19.

In Spring 2022, Manchester would replace the Studio C head with Orange, CT's. The original head was destroyed.

On September 19th, 2022, Manchester's Studio C Ceased Programming.

In September 2023, Manchester started its 2.0 remodel. The Studio C Beta stage was removed and replaced with a Dance Floor and Video Wall, making the Dance Floor the only stage type in New Hampshire.

In April 2024, according to Chuck E. Cheese CEO David Mckillips on Instagram, Manchester, along with Everett, MA, were confirmed to get Trampoline Zones. It is expected to be installed and ready to go by May 4th.


Animatronic Manufactuer Date Serial Whereabouts
Chuck E. Cheese (Cyberamic) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
Guest Star/Helen Henny (Cyberamic) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
Mr. Munch (Cyberamic) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
Jasper T. Jowls (Cyberamic) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
Pasqually (Cyberamic) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
Warblettes (Cyberamic) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
Clapper Board (Cyberamic) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
The King / King Kat (Lounge) 1981-1982 Unknown Unknown
Wink (Cyberamic) Mid 1990's N/A Unknown
Chuck E. Cheese 16m (Animatronic) 2005 N/A Unknown


Link Description Filming Date Brief overview of Gameroom, C-Stage, bits and pieces of September 1991 show,

Birthday Extravaganza 1990, Land of 1,000 Dances/Chuck E's Place

Fall 1991 Studio C Beta 16M, January 2013 Show. March 2nd, 2013 Studio C Beta 16M in it's current state, with Orange CT's Head. November 2nd, 2022