Best escape rooms in Singapore
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You’re trapped in a dark room and to get out, you and your friends will have to solve a series of mind-boggling puzzles. In essence, that’s what escape rooms are all about - testing your teamwork and brain power. Add the fact that some of them are scary enough to have even the bravest soul screaming, you’re guaranteed a thrilling experience.
If you haven’t tried playing an escape room game, it’s high time you experienced it for yourself. Here are 8 escape rooms in Singapore that will set your hearts pumping and brains tingling:
1. Freeing SG - fantasy-based 5D game ($26/pax)
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Freeing SG is the first in Singapore to offer a 5D escape room experience - you’ll start out chained to make for an ultra-realistic experience.
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Themes at Freeing SG are more fantasy-based and some examples include Twilight which is about werewolves, as well as Poseidon which adds a dark twist to the ending of The Little Mermaid.
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But if you’re craving for something more spine-chilling, check out their take on the infamous Old Changi Hospital - it’s sure to keep some of you up at night even days after the game.
Price: $26 (for adults from Mon-Thur)
Address: 68 Orchard Rd, #07-08A, Singapore 238839
Opening hours: Mon-Thur & Sun 12PM-10.30PM | Fri-Sat 12.30PM-1.30AM
Telephone: 6337 0049
2. Trapped SG - locally-inspired settings like Tekong’s army bunks (from $18.90/pax)
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Trapped SG has a series of escape games set in a local context, with the most popular being Tekong Army Bunk - a favourite amongst NSmen.
This escape room great for bigger groups with a recommended size of about 8 players per game. And even with so many heads per game, the success rate is only 17% so you can expect that it’ll be a real challenge!
Price: $28.90/pax standard | $18.90/pax for students on weekdays before 6PM
Address: 2 Orchard Link, *Scape, #02-20/21/22, S(237978)
Opening hours: Mon-Thur & Sun 11AM-11PM | Fri-Sat 11AM-2AM
Telephone: 6636 9722
3. The Escape Hunt - murder-mystery puzzles ($28/pax)
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Calling all aspiring Sherlock Holmes and Nancy Drews. Following a theme similar to the murder-mystery board game Cluedo, The Escape Hunt is less about being scary and more about solving mind-twisting puzzles.
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While it only has 3 different themes for you to choose from, it’s great for people who aren’t fans of horror and would rather have a solid brain workout.
Price: $28/pax for group of 5 to 6 players
Address: Concorde Hotel Singapore, 100 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238840
Opening Hours: Daily 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6100 0828
4. Singapore Virtual Room - sci-fi VR experience (from $44/pax)
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If you’ve always wondered what being in an actual video game would be like, Singapore Virtual Room can give you that experience. Put on a headset and enter virtual reality in any of the 2 sci-fi themed games that this VR escape room offers - Time Travel Chapter 1 and 2.
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Put your logical reasoning to the test and challenge your wits with a time limit of only 45 minutes.
Price: $44/pax (off-peak, Mon-Thur 10AM-5PM)
Address: Basement 3, Lucky Chinatown 211 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059432
Opening hours: Daily 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6966 8060
5. Lost SG - Japanese suicide forest theme (from $21.90/pax)
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If you can’t get enough of eerie things, Lost SG has an Aokigahara-themed escape room that will creep out even the bravest of all horror fans.
Riding on the legendary suicide forest’s charms, Aokigahara is Lost SG’s scariest, hardest, and most popular escape game. This escape game will set your hearts pumping and give you a blood-curdling experience, regardless of whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just someone looking for an exhilarating challenge.
Price: $21.90/pax (off-peak) | $27.90/pax (peak)
Address: 1 Sophia Rd, #03-01/02/03, Singapore 228149
Opening hours: Mon-Thur & Sun 11AM-10.30PM | Fri-Sat 11AM-12.30AM
Telephone: 6717 1688
6. Captivate Escape Rooms - by professional puzzle designers (from $22/pax)
Kellar’s Magic Emporium
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If your favourite thing about escape rooms are its puzzles, then Captivate is the place for you. Their puzzles are specially crafted by professional puzzle designers with help from a Psychology PhD so you know it’ll be a real test.
Games at Captivate last for 75 minutes, longer than usual, so that players can have more time to pore over the exclusive puzzles.
Address: #06-28, Singapore Shopping Centre, 190 Clemenceau Avenue, 239924
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, Sun 11AM-9.30PM | Sat 10.15AM-9.40PM
Telephone: 6837 0870
7. Lockdown SG - lighthearted bear theme (from $22/pax)
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With a cute bear as their mascot and bear-themed game plots, Lockdown SG offers a more light-hearted take on escape games. You can bring your kids along and try out Bearcraft: Dream World or Bears of Justice.
Take a celebratory picture with the cute bear mascot
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Potterheads in particular will have to check out their Harry Potter-inspired game - Bearry Potter and the Secret Doors.
VR Escape - Abandoned Mine
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You can also try out virtual reality escape games here, and we recommend Abandoned Mine because there’s an oxygen level limit that will make your experience extra challenging and thrilling.
Price: $22/pax on weekdays before 7PM
Address: 277 Orchard Rd, #02-02, Singapore 238858
Opening hours: Daily 11AM-10PM
Telephone: 6677 8478
8. Xcape SG - themes like Annabelle and Kungfu Panda (from $22/pax)
Xcape Haunted - Annabelle
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For those who’re always chanting “go big or go home”, you’ll have to check this out. With over 52 game chambers and 13 games for players to choose from, Xcape is Singapore’s largest escape room.
If you want to be spooked, pick the bone-chilling Annabelle theme from their Haunted selection. But if you’re with kids or are just looking for some fun, try out the more light-hearted Kungfu Panda X theme from their Funtasy genre.
Xcape RPG - Shanghai 1943
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And that’s not all. For fans of roleplaying, you’ll have to try out Xcape RPG, where you’ll get to dress up in elaborate costumes and be transported back in time to Shanghai 1943. Players with a flair for drama and acting will surely spice up this escape room experience.
Price: $22-$26/pax (weekdays before 6PM) | $48/pax (RPG)
Address: Bugis Village, 160A Rochor Road, 188435
Opening hours: Daily 11AM-11.30PM
Telephone: 6337 4905
Cheap escape rooms in Singapore
Sometimes, we all need a temporary break from reality and what better way to do that, than with the escapism with an escape room? For just an hour, you get to enter a different world and pretend that the puzzles and challenges are all that you need to deal with in life.
For all those who’re looking for some form of escape, pick your poison from this list and get ready to challenge your limits.