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Escape Artistry

1579 N Milwaukee Ave Suite 350, Suite 350, Chicago, IL 60622-2452
+1 773-789-9535
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Birthday Escape

This was a blast! The escape was super creative and SO much fun. If you’re in Chicago and want to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MeredithMcD
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Chicago, Illinois
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Skippers the best

Our guide was friendly engaging and helpful The game was entertaining and the right amount of... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
creptarl
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Escape Artistry is dedicated to producing immersive, imaginative, and innovative room escapes. Guests are given 60 min to work together, find the clues, solve the riddle, get the key, and escape. Escape Artistry offers story driven puzzles that teach you about the world, the people in the room with you, and yourself.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1579 N Milwaukee Ave Suite 350, Suite 350, Chicago, IL 60622-2452
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a blast! The escape was super creative and SO much fun. If you’re in Chicago and want to try an escape room, this is the place to go. Bandit was a great person to help us on our quest.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide was friendly engaging and helpful The game was entertaining and the right amount of difficult.

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape.We hope you return for another of Escape Artistry's missions: Chicago's past, present, and future aren't going to save themselves!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Never been to an escape room before and for this being my first time I had so much fun. I would like to go again and try the other rooms out.More

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape. We do hope you return for another of Escape Artistry's missions: Chicago's past, present, and future aren't going to save...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to this for a bachelor party, really enjoyed the energy of the staff. Great puzzles, it was an awesome time. We met the puzzle designer too, which was a really intriguing conversation. If I'm ever in chicago again, I'll be going back.More

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape. We'll pass your kind words on to our onsite staff. We hope you come down to the Time Gallery for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love visiting Escape Artistry. I've done 3 of their rooms so far and they've all been complicated, exciting, and compelling. I've done The Rail Car and two rooms at The Time Gallery: Roaring Dan's Pirate Dungeon and Duck & Cover Classroom. Both rooms at...More

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you've risen to our challenges and enjoyed your escapes! We'll pass your kind words on to our onsite staff, and thank you for helping to spread the word about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to escape artistry for a friends birthday celebration and it was so fun! I was basically worthless and thankful to have a good group of experienced escapist!More

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape. Now that you've got your puzzle legs under you, we hope you return for another of Escape Artistry's missions: Chicago's...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally worth it!!! The conductor was great the train was amazing. The puzzles and clues were challenging,exciting and intriguing. The artistic design really gaves it’s own effect. Loved it highly recommendMore

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape. We'll pass your kind words on to our artists and onsite staff. We hope you come down to the Time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very challenging and clever. Thankfully there were veterans in our group who knew how to navigate. I would do it again.More

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape. Now that you're veterans yourselves, we hope you return for another of Escape Artistry's missions: Chicago's past, present, and future...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredibly creative setup. A tough challenge, but doable with some motivated friends! 10/10 would return again, they have multiple rooms to try out.

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape. We hope you return for another of Escape Artistry's missions: Chicago's past, present, and future aren't going to save themselves!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the better games we played in Chicago. The game was solid and we even got a history lesson about Chicago. The Game Master was amazing.More

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Escape A, Owner at Escape Artistry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Agent, for taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear that you rose to our challenge and enjoyed your escape. We'll pass your kind words on to our onsite staff. We hope you return for another of Escape Artistry's missions:...More

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Heidi B
February 12, 2018|
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Response from Maren R | Property representative |
8 years old is very the youngest we suggest for our escape rooms. While we can adjust the difficulty of our rooms during game play 'The Railcar' will still be very challenging for a group that is so young. We love... More
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Diaphramat
October 13, 2016|
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Response from Maren R | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The 'Railcar' room escape is exactly 3/4 the size of a standard CTA L train. There are 22 seats you can sit in at any time. The room, like a CTA car, is long and narrow but totally ADA... More
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RayneLa
January 18, 2016|
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Response from Maren R | Property representative |
Hello RayneLa, Wicker Park is a safe neighborhood. This is not to say any place is 100% crime free but this is a well traveled area including at night. Many people live in Wicker Park as well as travel here to shop, go to... More
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