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10 escape rooms in Calgary you need to crack

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Daily Hive Staff Jan 15, 2016 3:44 am

Do you think you have the brain skills to break out of a room designed to keep you in? The escape room phenomenon has very much spread to Calgary, and thousands are testing their abilities solving puzzles and clues while competing in these experiential games.

There are currently 10 escape room venues open or operating soon in Calgary, with room themes along the lines of a psychiatric hospital, pirate ship, torture chamber, and even Nazi Germany. This isn’t quite survival of the fittest, but survival of the smartest.

Can you break out? Check out these 10 escape rooms around Calgary:

The Locked Room 

  • Rooms/themes: Mutiny on the High Seas, Game Over: An 8-bit Adventure, The Wine Cellar, Dead Meat
  • Where: #15 2015 32 Avenue NE, Calgary
  • Hours: Tuesdays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $24.95 per player

Escape 2gether

  • Rooms/themes: Escape the Camp 22 Prison, Psychiatric Hospital, Vampire Empire,
  • Where: Unit C6, 416 Meridian Road SE, Calgary
  • Hours: Tuesdays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $23.81 per player

Level 1

  • Rooms/themes: The Haunting of Apartment 103, 911 Response, The Test Subjects, The Vault
  • Where: 517 16 Avenue NE, Calgary
  • Hours: Mondays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $24.95 to $29.95 per player

Escape Capers YYC

  • Rooms/themes: Maxim’s Dinner Party, The Chamber of the Mysterati
  • Where: 4235 16 Street SE, Calgary
  • Hours: Thursdays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $28 per player

Breakout Calgary

  • Rooms/themes: Torture Chamber, Final Request
  • Where: 810 Centre Street NE, Calgary
  • Hours: Mondays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $25 per player

Key Quest Escape Room

  • Rooms/themes: Vacation Vandals, The Cellar
  • Where: 9950 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
  • Hours: Mondays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $15 per player

Esxoss Manway

  • Rooms/themes: Dream Weaver, Bedlam, Escape the High Castle
  • Where: #209 5720 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary
  • Hours: Mondays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $28.99 per player

E-Exit

  • Rooms/themes: The Lost Ship, Ancient Egypt, Prison Escape, Ninja House, X-17 Space Carrier (coming soon)
  • Where: Mount Royal Village, Unit 60, 880 16 Avenue SW, Calgary
  • Hours: Mondays to Sundays; hours vary
  • Rates: $23.81 per player

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