5 of the Best Escape Rooms in Dallas

by Paul Joseph  |  Published May 23, 2022

Escape Rooms have become something of a global phenomenon in recent years and Dallas boasts several of these fun and interactive puzzle games.

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Hugely popular as a unique experience to enjoy with friends or family, these quirky escape games see teams of players discover clues, solve puzzles, and accomplish tasks in live rooms in order to accomplish a specific goal – usually with the aim of breaking out of the site of the game against the clock. Cities across America and beyond have variations of their own, each with their own special theme. Here are five of the best currently on offer in Dallas.

Gold Rush

This Escape game revolves around the fictional story of an eccentric and reclusive prospector who upon his death left his immense fortune to his heir. As a distant relative, you’ve been asked to gather to view his final will and testament, only to discover that the late gold-hunter proposed a final game from beyond the grave.  Your job is to find the gold and claim your inheritance before news reaches the nearby town. The game is available for groups of up to 8 players, with various time slots throughout the day.

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Project Panic

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Players bring their detective skills to bear during this thrilling escape room scenario for up to 10 participants. You and your group are locked in an intriguingly-designed room with 60 minutes to escape. How? Simple! By using your detective skills through sheer wit and the power of teamwork to solve a series of mysterious puzzles found throughout the room. A number of different time slots are available to play the game.

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Escape The Room 

This private escape room experience for family or friends to enjoy alone. An incredibly immersive, challenging, and exciting 60-minute game sees participants use their wits and problem-solving expertise to unveil clues and escape before time runs out. The game is specifically tailored for your party with multiple stages to clear to progress. Uniquely themed rooms include The Agency, The Dig, Western Bank Heist, or South Park: Cartman’s Escape Room.

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Budapest Express

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This escape room experience takes you on a thrilling train journey on board the trans-European Budapest Express. With just one hour until you reach your destination, a prominent passenger is murdered. Using your crime-solving skills, you must gather the evidence, unpick the riddles, and apprehend the killer before the train stops or risk the culprit getting away with this horrible crime. There are multiple start times available each day and the game can also be played as part of a private group.

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The Heist

Recover a priceless work of art during this enthralling escape room game. The story begins inside a prestigious art museum, where you learn that a recently stolen masterpiece is presumed hidden within the office of the museum’s egotistical curator. With the help of your intelligence agent on the outside, you have one hour to find your way into the dreaded curator’s office, recover the prestigious painting, and slip away before he returns. Up to 8 players can take part in the game.

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