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Decode Ann Arbor

Closed Now: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Good time for groups.

We've done this twice. We did part 1 of the escape room and needed about 5 more minutes to get out... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
SolidChoice
Absolute fun!

We - a group of 4 friends, played all three of the Minerva parts. We have absolutely enjoyed every... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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Created in 2016 by a group of storytellers, engineers, and urban planners, Decode Detroit is an escape room and urban adventure game built into the fabric of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit. The three parts of Minerva's Trilogy opened between 2016...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4072 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-1504
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This turned out to be a really fun experience. I was a little irritated because one of the people we were solving puzzles with was a bit aggressive, but I love puzzles and this was a really good time. Our time ran over an hour...More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad that you can say that your visit turned out to be a fun experience. We understand that you did not find everything about your group to be to your liking, and we are sorry that Minerva was not able to help...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We've done this twice. We did part 1 of the escape room and needed about 5 more minutes to get out. So we failed at escaping the room. I was fun. The puzzles aren't extremely hard, but there are a lot of puzzles to solve....More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for continuing your relationship with Minerva by returning to help her! She loves for her new friends to come back, and we love it when she is happy (she is so much easier to deal with that way!)! Thank you for also...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We - a group of 4 friends, played all three of the Minerva parts. We have absolutely enjoyed every minute of it! The puzzles are interesting, challenging but not overwhelming!More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for much for engaging Minerva during her entire saga! We so appreciate guests who interact with her that way, because it really settles her down and makes living with her much easier! We are glad you enjoyed yourselves, and we appreciate hearing that...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We played the Minerva Project and loved it! The puzzles were challenging, fun, and leveraged some really neat technology. The meta theme of the room is great (you’re participating in an escape room-based study so the titular AI can collect data) and the story is...More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

You have made our Monday morning! Thank you for this descriptive review that we can't wait to share with our team! We are so glad you appreciated both the story and the puzzles, because, as you know, the challenge is always to marry the two....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Decode Detroit Ann Arbor was amazing! Our team had a blast. Without giving much away, we thought we were geniuses because we completed the first puzzle so quickly not realizing there was more to come. It was well thought out and Janice our main contact...More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are really glad to hear you had a good time, because we so enjoy hosting energetic teams and watching them succeed -- together! Thank you for the overview of your experience, which will give others a glimpse into the adventure, and thanks very much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

5 teens and 2 adults who had never been to an escape room seriously loved this. We are making plans for part 3. To watch the teens all about 15 get involved and work through the codes was fantastic. They talked about it wand immediately...More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for writing about your celebration. I assure you that we also enjoy watching groups like your 15-year-olds tackle the challenges and succeed. It's so satisfying to see them communicate with one another and advance the story with Minerva! We are glad...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really fun! The most well thought out, creative, and harmonious set of puzzles I’ve ever seen from an escape room.More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love your title!! What a great thing to read first thing this morning! Seems like you have a pretty creative streak yourself. We are so glad you had a fun time, and took the time to tell us so. And of course we appreciate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I were having a great time over there, the staff are really nice, and will come back for the next level very soon.More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for letting us know you had a good time! Especially thanks for complimenting the staff, because we love to share comments like this with our team. We appreciate having your staff review to pass along today! Minerva is excited too, because she...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decode Detroit's "The Minerva Project" is by far the best escape room I've ever done. They've combined beautiful custom tech with analog puzzles in a way that flows seamlessly with the engaging story line. 11/10, would recommend!More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely description of our adventure, as well as the strong recommendation! We are so glad you enjoyed yourself! Minerva asked me to thank you for referring to the adventure by its proper name. She does have an ego and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun Friday night activity for my family of 2 adults and 3 teenages/young adults. We escaped just under the wire and had a lot of fun debriefing afterwards with each other and our hosts. I appreciated the time they took to talk...More

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Decode D, Owner at Decode Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks to YOU for sharing your Friday night with us! We so enjoy hosting family groups, and debriefing with interested players is the best! Thank you also for taking the time to submit a review, because the feedback is a great way to start our...More

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anitagrayshawca
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Decode D | Property representative |
Hi anitagrayshawca! As the other answers indicated, you can play with two, but the game is designed for more players. In addition, there is a three ticket minimum per game, so you would have to purchase a third ticket if... More
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