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IQ Escape

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Escaped Excalibur!

The Excalibur escape room in IQ Escape is located as part of the bowling alley in the South Hills... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
A fun birthday outing!

I took my wife here with a group of friends for her birthday and we had a blast. We did "Stealing... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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IQ Escape offers an immersive, one-of-a-kind escape room experience. Our escape games allow groups of co-workers, friends, and family members to experience 60 minutes of themed adventure! We don’t simply ask you to “escape the room”, IQ Escape teams...more
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4780 McKnight Rd, Ross Township, PA 15237-3426
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Excalibur escape room in IQ Escape is located as part of the bowling alley in the South Hills location. The room itself was decorated well and the overall experience really great. Our host, Gabe, was helpful and patient and his clues fit well with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SandiePembrook
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I enjoyed this escape room. I liked the added "pressure" of the fact it wasn't just about the time, but your "IQ" score based on your number of mistakes and needed clues as well as the time. The only thing I would say is there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NittanyLaura
Reviewed February 4, 2019

It was rather blah and amateurishly done. Everything depended on the host watching to see if you solved the clues to move on to the next step. Nothing was automatic, and when you did solve the clues, the results were silent. I would have expected...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank E7575NSmikeg
Reviewed July 13, 2018

I took my wife here with a group of friends for her birthday and we had a blast. We did "Stealing Mona" which was really well done, very theatrical, and not too difficult. In our group of 10, everyone had a moment to shine in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JimmyWSlayer
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Tthe IQ Escape rooms are fantastic because they actually have a story line! We (parents in 30s) just did Santa's workshop with our 17 and 12 year old boys. We escaped! Hurry if you want to do this room, they are changing it out soon...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Iheartdolphins
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We did the Christmas themed escape room and it was a lot of fun! We loved how there were no boring combination locks like you see in almost every other escape room. This room baked fresh edible cookies for us that we enjoyed when we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Matt H
IQEscape, Owner at IQ Escape, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for the awesome review Matt! Can't wait to see you back for Stealing Mona, Time Shift or the awesome Axe Throwing Arena we have!

Reviewed April 4, 2018

We love escape rooms! This is a great activity for you and your kids or a group of friends! We have tried over 12 escape rooms throughout the city and a few in NC while we are on vacation. TIME SHIFT was our absolute favorite!!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Heather S
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

I went to iq escape and my group and I had so much fun. It’s really a great fun way to get a group together and try and escape!!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

I went here with my sisters, brother-in-law and my 3 year old nephew. We had so much fun! My nephew really enjoyed it and loved helping us find clues. He didn’t get too board. The owner was so friendly and very helpful! I would definitely...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sarahhH3297WO
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of teenagers 16-19 and had a great time. The game was hard but not too hard and the staff was very helpful. Would definitely play again

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the scenario. As one person mentioned, Stealing Mona is a multiple-room adventure. IQ Escape rooms aren't escape rooms. They're rooms that you have to accomplish a task within the timeframe. With Contagion, you... More