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The Great Escape Room

428 Forbes Ave, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1614
+1 412-467-6785
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Quick Fun For A Work Event

We did this work event and it took about an hour and a half in total. It was the perfect amount of... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew1940
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Gameroom

I personally don’t like having an employee in the room while we are solving. Also it would have... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Great Escape Room is a real-life room escape game. Escape games are the newest craze sweeping the nation – a fun, team-building, brain-busting experience! The door is locked behind you and 60 minutes are on the clock! You must work together in order to find clues and solve puzzles that will lead you to your escape. Only about 20% of groups are able to meet the challenge and escape in time!
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“library room” (5 reviews)
“game master” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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428 Forbes Ave, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1614
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+1 412-467-6785
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this work event and it took about an hour and a half in total. It was the perfect amount of time and allowed us to continue to our happy hour that we were eagerly anticipating.

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Matthew! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! Glad to hear that you guys had a good time :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I personally don’t like having an employee in the room while we are solving. Also it would have been better if there was an order to solving one thing first which would have led to the next puzzle, etc. it was too chaotic with everyone...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there Amy-Jo! This is great feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review and share your thoughts. We will take this information into account with future room developments.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time I participated in an escape room. Great experience which I would highly recommend

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there! Thank you so much for hanging out with us for an hour, and thanks for the review! We are happy to hear that your first escape room experience was with us!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every moment since walking in the Great Escape room I felt a dose of curiosity. I don't know if it was the authentic games strategically placed around the waiting room or the smell of royal burgandy wood, but I knew I was certainly curious about...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself and our space! Have a great rest of your week :)

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

My friends and I joined another group to try and escape the Library. We had a great time with the puzzles and the room was set up really well. Vada was a great help, with both our clues and our somewhat ridiculous questions. I have...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Katie! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We really appreciate it :) Thank you, -Amber Location Manager

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

A group of 7 of us came here for a bachelorette party a few weeks ago! The party was all downtown so it’s location was very convenient for us. All of us have done escape rooms from all across the country and this was far...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey there! Thank you so much for the kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy to hear that you had a great time. Congratulations to the bride to be! Best, -Amber Location Manager

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Good clean fun for the family. A Very Clean facility and Great staff. I recommend this for anyone who likes a good time and to be challenged.

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Hey there! Wow, thank you so much for the kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy to hear that you had a great time. Thanks again, -Amber Location Manager

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

It was so much fun to just immerse into solving the puzzles at hand. Was a little difficult with only 2 people, but we're good friends and made the most of it. Also, our guide was awesome! At the end of the 60 min she...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thanks so much for the review, Elizabeth! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your event, and working together is key for our puzzles! Of course with 2 people that does make the challenge even more challenging! Have a fantastic rest of your...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

We had a fun time in the Library room with a mixed group: 6 in our party, 4 in the other. Puzzles were a good time as usual (it's my 3rd Great Escape Room trip, but first to Pittsburgh; 5th escape room overall). It helps...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Hey there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for us :) We are so glad to hear that you had a great group of people, and better yet that you escaped! Good job on the team effort! -Amber Location...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

It was a lot of fun and our room moderator was great. Sherlock's library was a good challenge and presented a lot of interesting puzzles and riddles to figure out.

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thanks so much for the review! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your event, please have a great rest of your week! :) -Amber Location Manager

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Leslie F
November 5, 2017|
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Response from The Great Escap... R | Property representative |
Hi Leslie! This is handicapped accessible for someone on a scooter. Let us know if you have anymore questions! Amber The Great Escape Room Pittsburgh Location Manager
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Genevieve L
March 3, 2017|
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Response from sarahkimbro8 | Reviewed this property |
I believe children under 12 are only allowed to go if you have completely booked the room. There are up to 10 people in a room for each game, so you would need to book all 10 spots. You can always call them though. When my... More
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WomanFromAway1
January 2, 2017|
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Response from The Great Escap... R | Property representative |
Good evening, We are closed to the public on January 1st, but open for private events. If you would like to book a private event, give us a call! 412-467-6785. Amber The Great Escape Room Pittsburgh Location Manager
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