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Cryptology Escape Rooms Barnsley

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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first time at escape rooms and what a fabulous experience will definitely be returning for HMS... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
Brian E
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Challenging, fun, spooky thing to do. Clues really testing. Host really helpful as 2 of the 5 of... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Joyw W
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Cryptology is an unforgettable team experience right in the heart of Barnsley Town Centre. Are you looking for something to do with friends, family or colleagues, an experience other than the generic activities of bowling, cinema, eating or...more
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20-26 Eldon Street | First Floor, Barnsley S70 2JB, England
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

first time at escape rooms and what a fabulous experience will definitely be returning for HMS CYPHER as we failed INSANCTUARY

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Challenging, fun, spooky thing to do. Clues really testing. Host really helpful as 2 of the 5 of us hadn't been to an escape room before. A great thing to do for 5 adults on a cold winter's day!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Excellent set up. Took a group of six 12-13 year old girls here as part of a birthday day out. Simon was extremely patient in his explanations (even though the girls were at fever pitch). Plenty to keep them going and just the right amount...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We went just for something different to do with our daughter who is 10. We had an anamazing time the guy who should us to the room was amazing friendly great with our daughter who was a little nervous about going in. We didn't make...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Been to both in Barnsley and Sheffield and all three rooms were brilliant! Would recommend them 100%, each time we’ve gone we’ve had a warm reception and so much fun!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

Did Insanctuary as a group of 3 last month - it was brilliant. Great decor, great puzzles and lots to do! We were a jumpy group and loved the atmosphere. Came back to do the HMS with a group of 5 and thoroughly enjoyed this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

We recently went to Cryptology Barnsley to do the Insanctuary room as a group of three for some Sunday evening fun and the outing did not disappoint! The room was extremely well-made with so much detail in its aesthetics- it had a very 'Stranger Things'...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Aislinnggg
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Did the HMS Cypher room with family.Never been to an escape room before but have got the bug.The puzzles were brilliant and lots to challenge.The lady there was very helpful and pleasant ,Unfortunately we only escaped because she opened the door so we FAILED.Was so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paula P
Simon T, Owner at Cryptology Escape Rooms Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Fantastic to see you had a ocean of fun! Look forward to welcoming you back for more escaping adventures!

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Went with friends and even though we didn't succeed, we still enjoyed it. The puzzles are challenging and the guy in charge was really helpful with hints everyone we got stuck. Really fun all in all. Will come again.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Simon T, Owner at Cryptology Escape Rooms Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for your review, the way we see it is that you don't fail if you have fun! Hopefully see you again soon for some epic escapes!

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Went with some work colleagues,thoroughly enjoyed our visit , we even managed to escape despite the boss trying to vandalise the room , well organised a return trip to do the other room is planned. Cheers to Simon for keeping us informed of what we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Simon T, Owner at Cryptology Escape Rooms Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind review and it makes it all the more worthwhile when hear such positive reviews for our rooms! Kind Regards

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