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The Ruse

Open Now: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Worth the visit

We loved The Ruse. The themes are great for both rooms. The facility is modern and high end. We... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Scottsburg, Indiana
via mobile
Great time had by all

We came as a group of 9 celebrating a 40th birthday. We all had a great time, and managed to escape... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Saint Clair, Michigan
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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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25 Division Ave S, Suite 125, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4229
+1 616-214-7799
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We loved The Ruse. The themes are great for both rooms. The facility is modern and high end. We would bbc recommend it, and our 8 year old loved it too. Julianne is a wonderful gamemaster and was super friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank saradenhart
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We came as a group of 9 celebrating a 40th birthday. We all had a great time, and managed to escape before our hour was up. The staff was fun and friendly, super helpful. Would highly recommend when in the Grand Rapids area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BridgetB1973
Reviewed 20 June 2018

My husband and I joined a group of strangers to complete one the of the rooms here. We had a great time. Lots of interesting puzzles to solve. Rooms are well designed and large enough that you don't feel like you are too crowded, even...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nessren13
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My son took me here and we had a blast. I couldn't have escaped without him, but we had some good memories!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kelem12
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

After the weather ruined our original plans, we decided on an escape room. We should’ve gone with this plan from the beginning- it was a BLAST! So much fun, so well made, everyone LOVED it. Most of us had done other escape rooms before and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kim S
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Four of us (my husband, son, daughter-in-law, and I) decided on a whim to try The Ruse Escape Room. None of us had ever gone to an escape room before, and didn't quite know what to expect. WE HAD A BLAST!!! It was definitely more...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cjkimble
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Our work team of five spent a great evening at The Ruse in Grand Rapids. It was my first time in an escape room and I would highly recommend it! Our facilitator, Brit, was knowledgeable and helpful. Although we didn't quite crack the code, we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SpokANNite
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon of fun. The staff was OUTSTANDING!! Great instructions given. The Room had a interesting story. The clues and props were super cool. NICE PROPS. We will be back.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ChickenBreath
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I absolutely love the Ruse!! The staff is phenomenal, the rooms props are spot on for the time periods, putting you in the mood to "find the clues" Do yourself a favor and have this experience!! I am in my 50's and LOVE it, so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Toni K
Reviewed 23 April 2018

First escape room experience, So much fun! The production was off the charts plus they had a great, staff that was helpful and kind. We escaped but with just 4 minutes and played The Guild Room. Could not recommend it enough so much fun!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ben W
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