The Great Escape Room

Akron, OH

Escape Rooms
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Where are we going?

Address: 323 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308, USA How do we get there? Number: 234-281-2877
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About this activity

The Great Escape Room is where the family can enjoy something new, and unique, and challenging on your next family day out.

Intrigued? You should be! 

This fun Ohio attraction is a Sherlock style adventure where families and kids over 12 years can participate in traditional escape room fun, mixed in with the challenges of a super fun scavenger hunt. It also means you can spend 60 minutes locked in a room together. Sounds like a blast!

So how does it work?

Well, The Great Escape Room experience actually offers you two different rooms to choose from. From the moment you step into your chosen room, you and your team have 60 minutes to fin clues, crack codes, and solve puzzles in order for you to complete your mission and unlock the door.

Don't worry - you don't need to be an expert, or even have experience and special skills, to be able to participate. You just have to want to have fun, and keep an open mind! It's a great way for kids to work as a team, use those minds, and gain confidence when they complete things they never thought they could!


Within The Great Escape Room in Akron, we mentioned there are two different escape rooms. This means that there is always something great to go back to for your next round (that's because you won't be able to get enough fun!)

Those budding Sherlock style detectives can work toward becoming his next apprentice - pretty cool! All you have to do is solve and unravel real mysteries that Sherlock himself has laid out. If you can solve them, the position is yours! 

If you would rather just save the world from a crazy Professor, all you have to do is find the antidote by solving HIS puzzle, and beating him at his own game before the time runs out!

It's a day with a difference, where kids and adults alike can walk away more confident as everyone works together to crack those codes and unlock the door!

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

Activity location


They are located at #201 on 323 S Main Street

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How much does it cost?



From $35.00



same as adult


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The Great Escape Room FAQ’s

There are plenty of places to enjoy food in the area, so grab something before or after your visit!

You need to book ahead in advance, and select your time. Over summer they tend to sell out. Make sure you arrive 15 minutes before your allocated time

Some of the rooms require you to climb a flight of stairs, so call before you go

Affordable parking can be found nearby at the Main / Buchtel Parking Lot 219 S Main Street, otherwise you can use the South Stadium Parking Lot at Exchange High Street.

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