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FAQ

What is The Great Escape Room®?

The Great Escape Room® is an award winning and exciting Sherlock-themed escape room adventure that has proven to be a favorite around town. After entering our intricately themed room with your team the door is locked behind you and then the fun begins… Our rooms are part scavenger hunt and part puzzle-solving, and all groups must work together to escape. You have just 60 minutes… will you escape?!

How much does this cost?

Friday – Sunday: $31.48 per player ($28 plus tax and processing fee)

Private Events, available anytime: $31.48 per player ($28 plus tax and processing fee) for groups of 10 or more.

Thursday evenings: $26.18 per player ($23 plus tax and processing fee)

Student and military discounts are available with proper ID.  School group discounts are also available – contact us for details!

Prices do not include applicable taxes and fees

How much time do I need to visit The Great Escape Room®?

You will need about an hour and a half for your visit.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled reservation time as events will start promptly.

Do I need any special knowledge or skills?

No, escape rooms are suitable for anyone who is willing to have fun, work as a team and keep an open mind.

Can my children participate?

Our rooms are designed for ages 12 and up. Younger children may participate only in private events. Participants under 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Please click here to download a waiver for unaccompanied minors.

Can I do a corporate team building event?

Absolutely! We can arrange customized events on site to meet your team building needs. We can accommodate groups of up to 65 players at the same time in multiple escape rooms, or larger groups within multiple sessions!

We also offer a portable event that can accommodate unlimited participants. Visit our corporate events and team building page for more details!

Can I have an event at my office/convention/party?

Yes! We offer a portable event that can be customized for any number of participants. Please visit our On The Run page for details!

Do I need to purchase all the available tickets?

Absolutely not. Get one or a few and you’ll be teamed with other people in the same game!

What time do I need to arrive?

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled reservation time as events will start promptly. If you don’t know when that is, you probably won’t be making it out.

Where can I park?

Metered and free street parking is offered on most streets in our area. There are also several paid parking lots and garages available nearby. Please visit our contact page for directions and additional information about parking.

Can I come back and try again?

Yes, we have multiple room themes available. However, each room may only be attempted one time. Please pay attention to which room you are signing up for since you will want to experience a new adventure each time.

New rooms are constantly being developed! Sign-up for email alerts at the bottom of the page to get notified when new rooms will be opening!

Can I come at a time that’s not listed in the schedule?

YES!! Reservations are available at the time that’s best for you, EVERY DAY! Reserve a private event, and your team will have the entire escape room to yourself! 

Contact us to arrange your private event ANYTIME outside our regular hours (Thursday evenings, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays).

Please visit our Private Events page for more details or contact us today!

Do you have team competitions?

All of our experiences, of course, are a competition against the clock! Some of our locations have competition rooms, please contact us for details.

Can my group have exclusive use of the room?

YES!! Reservations are available at the time that’s best for you, EVERY DAY! Reserve a private event, and your team will have the entire escape room to yourself! 

For private events during our regular hours, visit our Book Now page, and check the “Private Event” box before completing your booking to reserve a private room for your group!

Otherwise, contact us to arrange your private event ANYTIME outside our regular hours, any day of the week!

Please visit our Private Events page for more details or contact us today!

What is your cancellation policy?

All sales are final. Exchanges for another time may be provided at management’s discretion.

Are you Metro-Accessible?

YES! We are a short walk from the Dupont Circle Metro Station (north exit) on the red line. To plan your trip by Metro, visit www.wmata.com