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The Crux Escape Rooms

400 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3N2, Canada
+1 855-374-2789
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Good puzzle, puzzling location

We're escape room junkies, we've done just about every escape room from the Niagara River to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt S
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Toronto, Canada
Amazing!

We had a pirate theme escape room and even had the worker sing a pirate song for us during the... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nicoleandres80
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The Crux Escape Rooms offers clever and immersive escape game experiences. You and your friends must solve a series of puzzles and challenges in order to meet the rooms objective before the time runs out.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“clues” (3 reviews)
“pirates” (2 reviews)
“jail” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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400 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3N2, Canada
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+1 855-374-2789
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're escape room junkies, we've done just about every escape room from the Niagara River to the Grand River, and we've done just about every room The Crux has to offer in all of its locations. This used to be The Hour until it moved...More

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, Matt! We're glad to hear we have enthusiasts like you following around! You'll be interested to hear we are going to be moving this location again because of the exact problems you saw with that building. Unfortunately when The Hour St....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a pirate theme escape room and even had the worker sing a pirate song for us during the adventure! Will definitely be returning!

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, Nicole. We're glad you had fun with our little sing along, and hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool room, but staff members were not helpful when needed. One of the clues wasn’t working because the function was broken and it took the staff over 10 minutes to figure out we were struggling to make it work. The staff member was working his...More

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, farmer_teacher_dad. I'm sorry to hear that your experience was less than stellar. Please, email info@thecrux.ca with more details and we'll work to make it right. I know it has been a hectic time in St. Catharines as we prepared for our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time. So much fun. I would highly recommend it. Really well organized and friendly staff.

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, kristenmevans! I'm glad you had a great time. Our staff work hard to make sure your experience is the best it can be and reviews like this make it all worth it! Hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Great Staff, Great Rooms! It is a place that you have to use your Brain and think outside the box! Great for teens!

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Kristin! We're glad you had a good time and hope to see you back at our new facilities!

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

My 12 year old daughter and four of her friends really enjoyed the Jailbreak room! It was challenging but still so much fun! The staff were great, giving them clues so they could finish. They loved it and can't wait to go back to try...More

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks for your review, Brian! We can't wait to see you back. You should give Mutiny a shot, kids love playing on the pirate ship!!!

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Our group of 6, went for the first time to experience an escape room. We all had an amazing time, we did the

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks for your review, 854dominikag. I think your review got cut short, but we're glad you had a good time!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We did the prison escape as a birthday celebration, the kids had a fantastic time. The theme was amazing and we look forward to trying another theme in the future

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks for the review, micmatmak. The prison break room is one of my favourites in all the Crux locations! Glad your group had a great time and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Had a great time! Great staff and cool idea would definitely recommend it to anyone. Just when we got into the groove it was over

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for the review, karynmackay! Sounds like you'll fare much better next time, now you're experts!!! glad you had a great time and hope to see you all again soon!

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

It was a lot of fun. If you were on the right track they let you know and if you were heading the wrong way they would nudge you along with clues. Great way to spend quality time with the family. Looking forward to doing...More

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TheCrux, Owner at The Crux Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for the review, jmerrick2018! We're glad you had a great time, and that our game masters were able to help you make the best of your time! Hope to see you again soon,

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Response from TheCrux | Property representative |
Our rooms can support 2-12 players, depending on your choices. We can also support larger groups in corporate or party events doing multiple rooms simultaneously. Thanks for the question :)
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