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Challenging and fun time!

This is our 7th escape game, and the theme of it was super cool. Phil was an awesome host, and the... read more

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JpEkst
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Monticello escape

What a fun adventure! The setting was authentic, and I felt like I was in a room at Monticello... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
kimbriehl
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Earlysville, Virginia
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“Challenging and fun time!”
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“Monticello escape”
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Find clues, solve puzzles, discover hidden passageways, and relive history in Charlottesville's newest escape rooms.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1717 Allied Ln, Suite 1B, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5322
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Reviewed today

This is our 7th escape game, and the theme of it was super cool. Phil was an awesome host, and the game was pertinent to the locale. It was challenging enough, but not too challenging for our 11 and 12 year old to feel like...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fun adventure! The setting was authentic, and I felt like I was in a room at Monticello. Before we got there however, we were met by Jack Jouett! This man is an unsung hero from the American Revolutionary War. Anyway the event was...More

Thank kimbriehl
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Kim. It was nice to see you already knew all about Jack Jouett and some of the history of Jefferson's escape. We hope to have you and your friend back again when our next escape room opens.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our whole family Unlocked History and it was so much fun. We worked together finding clues and figuring out the puzzles to save the Declaration of Independence and the Betsy Ross flag. We love how it ties in with the history of this area. Made...More

Thank Angela W
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It was a joy having your family do our escape room. I'm not sure my own family could get through an escape room without arguing, but your family sure did. We hope to have you back again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at this historically themed Escape Room and barely made it out in time! This was an especially great stop after our family visited Monticello and it was neat to see how the history was incorporated. It felt like we were...More

Thank Cluvane
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad you all had a great time. We sought to to make the rooms look similar to Jefferson's Monticello rooms and and have the puzzles fit into the context of Jefferson's actual escape from the British. And we're glad you appreciated those details.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience.There were a variety of clues and puzzles that kept us totally engaged. We liked the historical setting. As first-timers in an escape room, it was nice to have a helpful “Jack Jouett” appear occasionally to give some nudges in the...More

Thank jsp4a2018
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We loved having you experience our escape room.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have done all the Escape Rooms in Charlottesville (as well as many others in other cities). Unlocked History is competitive with other rooms in Cville, and has a unique history theme vibe! We thought the Thomas Jefferson room was a lot...More

Thank Jessy C
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jessy. We enjoyed having your group and we're glad you enjoyed the Jefferson room, but we think the Edgar Allan Poe room will especially suit you, your wife, and your friends. It will have some darker themes that we think adults will find really...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun with this! The room was challenging with plenty of clues to solves to keep everyone busy and for all age/skill levels. We went as a birthday experience for my mom and she loved it! We took along my 13 year...More

Thank Lexi R
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a great review Lexi. We couldn't agree more!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well I've done escape rooms and have enjoyed them all. This was my ten year old daughters first attempt and she wasn't disappointed. My wife joined us and all three had a blast. A very nice challenge to solve but a lot of puzzles that...More

Thank Chaz G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three generations of our family had a wonderful afternoon at the History Escape Room last week. What fun! It taxes your brains with puzzles, clues, history notes, deductions, and leads to an incredibly satisfying conclusion when you "escape". A wonderful addition to the Charlottesville list...More

Thank TravelerVA36
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're delighted you enjoyed our Thomas Jefferson-themed escape room and we want you to know that we're just getting started. We'll have another high-quality escape room open in a few months that we think will be even better than the one you and your family...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this. It was so much fun. Engaging. Challenging. And so perfect since we'd been to Monticello the day before. The theme is so unique compared to all the rest. Well worth the time and money!!

Thank AnneDS65
Phillip R, Owner at Unlocked History Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words. We built our Jefferson-themed escape room to make it look as close to the Monticello as possible. We're glad you noticed all the neat inventions and little details we put in the escape room that Jefferson created himself.

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