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Escape the 1980s

1804 E Passyunk Ave, Passyunk Ave & Moore Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2128
+1 215-402-7036
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Such a fun activity for a group!

Celebrated a friend's birthday with a group of 10 people. The hosts were very friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maritza Z
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tons of fun! Great for date night before or after dinner

We loved this escape room! Tons of fun detail, very well thought out, and a good balance between... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel H
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You're stuck in a 1980s time warp. Your group has 60 minutes to get through four rooms and find clues that will unlock doors, open padlocks, and hack into computer systems. Your goal is to get "back to the future". Make calls from push button 80s phones....enter a "secret code" into a talking computer system...press "musical notes" to unlock doors - and tons more. Knight Rider, the Goonies, Walkie Talkies and much more. Whether you're celebrating a birthday, going out on a date, doing something rad with friends or looking for some non-dorky team building - this is a totally righteous, most unusual adventure.
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1804 E Passyunk Ave, Passyunk Ave & Moore Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2128
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated a friend's birthday with a group of 10 people. The hosts were very friendly and helpful in explaining the rules. The room itself was just the right amount of challenging and fun. This was the first escape room our group had ever done and...More

Thank Maritza Z
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this escape room! Tons of fun detail, very well thought out, and a good balance between challenging but not absurdly random or difficult. We did it before dinner on a Saturday night and it was the prelude to a great evening. Would definitely...More

Thank Daniel H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Whether you're celebrating a birthday, going out on a date, doing something rad with friends or looking for some non-dorky team building - this is a totally righteous, most unusual adventure." This advertisement could not be more accurate! I brought a group of college students...More

Thank Aliza C
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

We had our group holiday party in the party room which had an original NES, Atari, 80's board games, music videos, movies, and karaoke. We had some good food delivered from some local restaurants.The staff was extremely accommodating and helpful. The game itself was fun...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

My Background My wife and I have experienced nearly forty escape rooms, mostly near Orlando, Florida, and Virginia. Typically, we just do them just as a party of two. We favor story, theming, and scenery: we're looking for immersive adventures that are impossible to get...More

Thank Jessy C
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Fun for ages 7 and up. Great staff and great props. There is also a party room in the back that you can rent, have some food catered, and play Atari/Nintendo.

Thank itsjustme999
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

We've been to a number of escape rooms, but found this one particularly fun. While the theme is 80s, you don't really need to know the 80s (although you do know how to use a VCR). The escape is for groups of 12 (or fewer)...More

Thank lshop
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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

This was so much fun! We had a team of 8 and we all had a blast. Everything was so nostalgic and true to the times which made it even more enjoyable. Would definitely recommend!

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

This escape room is listed as one of the best in Philadelphia...it's the truth! I took a day trip from NYC just to play a couple rooms and, based on reviews, this was one of them. If you are a child of the 80's or...More

Thank Brandon F
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

I've been to several escape rooms over the recent months and this one was BY FAR the best. It's challenging while not being TOO challenging and has unique elements that really make it stand out in the crowd.

Thank Abigail L
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