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ESCAPOLOGY
Columbia SC

717 Lady Street, Suite D, Columbia, SC 29201

Venue: (803) 900-4144
Events: (803) 470-1016

MON:12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
TUE:12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
WED:12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
THU:12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
FRI:10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
SAT:10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
SUN:12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Columbia SC

Welcome to the midlands premium escape game experience, where all bookings are always private (no mixing with strangers)! We offer immersive escape rooms and team building workshops to help you build and grow the ultimate team. Practice team problem solving, communication, and critical thinking as you race against the clock to complete your mission. Our 6,000 square foot facility includes eight escape rooms, three meeting spaces, and a comfortable and spacious lobby, all in a corporate friendly environment. Our in-room capacity is 50 people, and we are able to host groups of up to 100 people. We also partner with Northstar Leadership Consulting to help build leaders worth following, high performing teams, and organizations where everyone wants to work. Only one question remains....have you got what it takes to escape?

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What is Escapology?

Escapology is the world’s fastest growing escape-the-room franchise. It is a high adrenaline escape game where players are locked inside a themed room and must complete their mission before time runs out. During the 60-minute experience players are immersed into a real-life adventure where they must find hidden clues, crack codes, solve challenging puzzles and escape!

How long will the experience last?

The game itself is 60 minutes although you might escape earlier! You need to arrive at least 15 minutes before your start time and after your game you will be given a game debrief and we will take your team photo. Allow 90 minutes for your end-to-end experience.

What skills do I need to play?

No special skills or knowledge are required to play the games, apart from a decent understanding of English.

May I leave the room in the middle of the game?

It is better for your experience to stay in the game until you escape, although in an emergency you can always leave the game.

What if we need help during the game?

You’ll be monitored closely via secret surveillance linked directly to your dedicated Game Master in our Control Room. If you are stuck you may ask them for a hint!

May I book a large group or a private event?

Yes you can! You'll need to contact the venue individually and they will be able to advise on what is best for your group.

How do I book a game?

Just choose your location and click the BOOK NOW button. You can either go directly to the booking page or check out the games first. All games have a BOOK NOW button clearly displayed.

Where can I park?

There are 17 spaces directly around the building, and over 100 spaces behind Miyo's that are part of our complex and available to customers for parking. Additional metered spaces are on Lady Street. Metered spaces are free after 5PM. If none of those options are available, The Lincoln Street Parking Deck is less than 1/4 mile away and accepts credit cards.

What happens if I arrive late?

As a courtesy to all players, all games start exactly at their published time. If you arrive late you can still play but you will have time deducted from your 60 minutes. You must arrive at least 15 minutes before your game start time in order to check in and sign your waivers. There will be no refunds for late arrivals.

Are mobile phones permitted?

No! Mobile phones are not allowed to be used in the room. The use of electronic devices or any outside tools are strictly prohibited. We provide a safe place in each game room for you to store your phone and belongings while you play!

Are the rooms scary? Is it anything like the movie SAW?

No. Our rooms are engaging, and immersive, but not scary. We will never blindfold you or turn off the lights. There are no jump scares, although there are a few surprises along the way.

What is the minimum age?

Without an adult in the room, we recommend players be at least 14 due to the reasoning and logic skills required for some of the puzzles. All our rooms are "PG" rated, so there are no issues with content being inappropriate. Children of all ages can play with adults. We do not charge for children under 8 playing with parents.

Are your rooms handicap accessible?

Floors are level and doors are 36" wide. You are never required to crawl or jump to complete the room. The last room of Mayday is an airplane cockpit and is not wheelchair accessible beyond the initial entry. Some furniture in the rooms can make it difficult to access all areas, and some items may be hidden up high or on the floor. If you make us aware before the game of any limitations we can stage the room to accommodate. Extra chairs are also available for anyone unable to stand for the duration of the game. The entrance to our building has a ramp, so there is no need to climb stairs. Some of our most successful teams are multi-generational, where each person uses their talents at different moments in the game.

What is your cancellation policy?

We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase. We may be able to change your game to an alternative slot or provide credit for a future game. Please call the venue for more details.

Am I really locked in a room?

No. Fire marshals would never allow that. You will definitely “feel” like you are locked in but if you ever need to step out of the room, then you can. You will be so immersed in the game that you won’t even think about it!

Are your games wheelchair accessible?

Yes. We pride ourselves on having totally accessible games. There maybe occasional puzzles that require additional assistance but in general everyone can play an active part in all aspects of the games. Many are, although we definitely advise getting in touch with your venue to find out exactly what facilities they have.

Is there a dress code?

Just come as you are! Just make sure you are comfortable as all of your senses will be on high alert!