Looking for a fun group activity? Try out an escape room!

Over the past few years, escape rooms have been popping up all over the place! If you're not familiar with the concept, Wikipedia explains that an escape room is a "game in which a team of players discover clues, solve puzzles, and accomplish tasks in one or more rooms in order to accomplish a specific goal in a limited amount of time."

The Fantastic Escape

  • 4444 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids
    • Calamity Falls
      • 1 hour
      • $25 per person
    • Making Mad
      • 1 hour
      • $25 per person
    • Curse of the Pharaoh
      • 15 minutes
      • $10 per person
    • The Shed
      • 15 minutes
      • $10 per person
  • 141 E Main St, Lisbon
    • Road Trip '66
      • 1 hour
      • $25 per person
    • Return to the Deep
      • 1 hour
      • $25 per person
  • Puzzles are designed for ages 15 and up - kids under 15 require an adult to accompany them

Dragon's Lair - 6545 4th St SW, Cedar Rapids

  • Wizard's Chamber
    • 20 minutes
    • $11 per person
    • 2-5 players
    • Medium difficulty
  • Curse of the Mummy
    • 40 minutes
    • $20 per person
    • 2-6 players
    • Medium difficulty
  • Trygor's Dungeon
    • 40 minutes
    • $20 per person
    • 2-5 players
    • Hard difficulty
  • Pirate Escape
    • 45 minutes
    • $21 per person
    • 2-6 players
  • Case Files
    • 40 minutes
    • $20 per person
    • 2-5 players
    • Medium difficulty
  • Recommended for ages 10 and up

Spare Time Entertainment - 4601 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids

  • Pharaoh's Revenge
    • 60 minutes
  • Mayday
    • 60 minutes
  • Zombie Research Lab
    • 30 minutes

Cryptiq Escapes - 1841 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City

  • Parole Denied
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-10 players
  • Hotel Hostage
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-15 players
  • Curse of Colchester Cemetery
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-6 players
  • Family Heirloom
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-8 players
  • Anyone under the age of 16 must have an adult present, anyone under the age of 13 must have a participating adult in the escape with them, and anyone under the age of 8 will be allowed in the room on a case-by-case basis
  • $28 per person

Harrison Street Escape Room - 3025 N Harrison St, Davenport

  • Vampire Hunter
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-10 players
  • Reactor Meltdown
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-16 players
  • Mystery of History
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-16 players
  • Medium difficulty
  • Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
  • $28 per person

Escapology - 2520 Melrose Dr, Cedar Falls

  • Th3 C0d3
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-8 players
    • 7.5/10 difficulty
  • 7 Deadly Sins
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-8 players
    • 8.5/10 difficulty - mature audiences only (17+)
  • Antidote
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-8 players
    • 6.5/10 difficulty
  • Mansion Murder
    • 60 minutes
    • 2-8 players
    • 9/10 difficulty
  • Recommended for ages 10 and up
  • $29 per adult and $21 for ages 10-17

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