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The Ruse

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 10:15 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:15 PM
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Our family escaped from the Trophy Room.

It was super - everything about it. My kids helped each other. The place was uber clean. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Happiness42806
Amazing experience!!

The Ruse escape room was a very exciting and thrilling experience! None of my friends had ever done... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jennametcalf
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Oswego, Illinois
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The Ruse offers a new form of high-energy active entertainment. Our goal is to engage our guests in interactive fun by building aesthetically immersive worlds that tell a story. The premise is this: Your team will race against the clock (60 minutes...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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25 Division Ave S, Suite 125, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4229
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+1 616-214-7799
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was super - everything about it. My kids helped each other. The place was uber clean. The staff was fab. We'll be back for more!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Happiness42806
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Ruse escape room was a very exciting and thrilling experience! None of my friends had ever done an escape room so we didn’t really know what to expect, but this exceeded anything we thought it would be! It was so cool to solve the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jennametcalf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun at The Ruse. This was our first experience and we couldn't have been happier, it exceeded our expectations. The host was great and the venue was very cool. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tl9302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is very helpful. The escape rooms are very fun and if help is needed the staff throw little hints

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Davin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun!! Can’t wait to come back!! Great puzzles!! Lots of fun teamwork!! See you next month!! Ryan was great!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bgbjep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 6 friends went for a birthday and were pleasantly surprised how much fun it was. I had done a couple of these before with work groups and had fun but The Ruse is hands-down the best escape room I have ever been...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank underratedsneekiness
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Our family (kids ages 20, 22, 24) went to the Ruse Escape Room over the holiday and completed the Trophy Room. The décor of the room was fabulous- interesting with a lot of detail. There were windows so you never felt closed in. The clues...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mamathoma
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We had a team of 8 people from work and the staff did a phenomenal job of making us feel at home and making it a blast! The host/guide was in a control room so was able to guide you if need be but was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank truspartan
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

So I've been to multiple escape rooms and The Ruse by far is the best. The puzzles involved in the Ruse REQUIRES teamwork. It would be impossible to do by yourself whereas at other escape rooms team work isn't necessary. Can't wait to go again!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaitlarson
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Not gonna lie, my anxiety was a bit high walking into the building. The whole idea that I’m trapped in a room was unnerving... at first. 🤭 But! The hosts were laid back, accommodating, hilarious, and engaging. The entire scenario was so well thought out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda C
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