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The Great Escape Room DC

Washington, DC

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Address: 1730 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA Number: 202 930-1843 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

The Great Escape Room in DC is a fun, new and unique way for the family to enjoy time together on their next family day out. Why? Well, because you get to spend an hour locked in a room together!

Well, it's a bit more than that.

The Great Escape Room DC is a Sherlock style adventure that is perfect for families wanting something a little different. Suitable for kids over 12 years, you get to enjoy traditional escape room fun, mixed with the challenges of a scavenger hunt.

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Your time in a themed room starts as soon as the door is locked. Then, the whole team has 60 minutes to find clues, solve puzzles, and crack codes in order to unlock the door, and complete the mission. (Don't worry kids, the door isn't really LOCKED - you can request to leave at any time if you need to!)

The great thing about The Great Escape Room DC is that you don't need to be an expert, or have experience, or even special skills to participate. You just have to have an inquisitive nature and an open mind. Kids can use those minds, work as a team, and gain confidence when they decipher clues they never thought they could.

Within The Great Escape Room DC, there are two different themed rooms to select from, which means if you go back a again, it will be a completely different experience!

Those budding Sherlock Holmes fans can work toward becoming his next apprentice! All they have to do is solve and unravel the mysteries that Sherlock Holmes himself has laid out. If you can solve them, the position is yours! 

For those families who prefer to be saving the world, you can task yourself with finding the antidote by beating a mad Professor at his own game. This means solving HIS puzzle before the clock times out!

It's a day with a twist in DC, where children and parents alike can walk away more confident as they crack the codes and make their way through the clues and puzzles, unlocking the door in glory.

Do you think you can make it out on time? The clock starts, NOW!

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How much does it cost?



$23 - $28



$23 - $28


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Additional Information

The whole experience takes about 90 minutes

Any top tips?


Make sure you arrive 15 minutes early prior to your scheduled time, and book online in advance!

I'm Hungry!


Learning and thinking is hungry work, so why not grab something in the area before or after your visit. You'll need the energy! It's DC so there are plenty of options

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Where is it at?

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Kids under 12 aren't permitted unless they are part of a private group, so you can't take students along to learn to work as a team, and really use their minds - a great day out of learning and fun!

Need a little extra help?


Some of the rooms require you to climb a flight of steps so call ahead if you have any questions

Click here for lots more great things to do near you in District of Columbia

When can we go?

6pm - 11pm Thurs / 12pm - 11pm Fri & Sat / 12pm - 7pm Sun

Year round. Mon - Wed by appt only

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