Dna Vr Manchester
Dna Vr Manchester
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14:30 - 21:30, 14:30 - 22:30
Monday
14:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
14:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
14:30 - 21:30
Thursday
14:30 - 21:30
14:30 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
About
DNA VR has landed in the heart of the Manchester city centre, bringing the thrill of virtual reality to your doorstep. Located at 30 Brown Street, this is the very first DNA VR venue outside of London, and it's sure to blow your mind. Step inside and prepare to be dazzled by the vast array of over 50 virtual experiences on offer. From Virtual Reality Escape Rooms to Multiplayer VR Games, as well as DNA VR's signature Free-Roaming Experiences, there's something for everyone. With 15 individual VR pods and a separate fully wireless Free-Roam area, you'll be transported to new worlds, battle enemies and solve puzzles in ways you never thought possible.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Marie
    Bolton, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best escape room we’ve ever done!
    Absolutely brilliant! My boyfriend and I played the Chernobyl based game, it was fantastic and very interesting to learn about. A big shout out to our game master, Dan! Very informative and engaging, friendly, funny and helpful 😊 10/10 would recommend!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 July 2023
  • Dillon Cole
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience!!
    Fantastic experience! We had Joe look after us and we ATTEMPTED the Haunted Manor escape room. Our first time with VR and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Joe was great, he only gave hints when necessary and allowed us to have fun at the same time. Well worth the money!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Neha A
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Experience
    We had an amazing amazing experience! I visited yesterday with my two friends, and Dan helped us throughout our VR arcade journey. We played 3 amazingggg games in an hour and had loads of fun killing zombies and trolls. Highly recommended. I wish we had the option to record our games or the highlights of our games so we could watch back our fun time. Otherwise it was the most fun we had in a long time!
    Visited July 2023
    Written 25 July 2023
  • Kate B
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun unique experience with supper friendly staff
    My boyfriend and family booked to do a VR escape room just as something a little different to do to celebrate my birthday and I can honestly say we had a blast. Alicja was so very lovely and made sure to make us all feel comfortable and confident. This was especially nice since my mum is not a gamer and struggles with technology. Be warned that the rooms come as fours but if you have a larger group they will accommodate for this and get them set up in separate area. Because the games are VR you get out onto a call with everyone and your support staff is there the whole time to help support you throughout, you wouldn’t even notice they weren’t in the room with you! We did the Chernobyl escape room where we were all able to communicate and interact with each other in VR to figure out what we needed to do get to the next area. I would say that this escape room was rated as a level 2 (medium) and because a few of us are experienced gamers we were able to complete it in plenty of time. There are even hidden trophies to find of which we managed to get 4/5 though we should have taken our time a bit more to get that last one. Alicja was kind enough to get us set up on a music themed game in the end so we got the most of our time 😊 which we all enjoyed playing, the boyfriend has even said he wished he could play it at home. I can’t wait to visit again as I couldn’t fault the experience we had! Thank you to the team for making the experience memorable ✨
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 25 July 2023
  • Sufia C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic experience!
    Good for all ages, kids really enjoyed the game experience and the staff were very accommodating and patient. Especially as my son was in a wheelchair which didn’t hinder the experience at all. Joe was great, 1 or 2 technical difficulties that were swiftly resolved and extra time had been added on that had been lost. Definitely would go again and recommend!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • Sebastian
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Immersive and fun!
    Amazing experience, I would highly recommend for couples (as I experienced it, very funny) and for families (lots of teamwork required). Very invigorating and draws you in, I had to book 2 sessions because I knew one wouldn’t be enough👍🏼 I was helped and served by Dan, he was a truly great host and just made it so much better and easier to understand. Thank you Dan for all the great work! Sum up: I loved it and I highly recommend first timers to try it out!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 August 2023
  • Daydream62493634460
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    5* experience all round
    Brilliant! I'm not a gamer, but I joined my kids 11 and 13. We had a 'host' that set us up and showed us the games. There were endless possibilities, sorted by ability and whether you wanted to play together or against each other. There were dance games, painting games, flying, shooting games...Absolutely brilliant find! And best of all, right in the centre of Manchester... we had a stroll through the town centre afterwards and had dinner. We drove in for an evening session and easily found a parking space. If we'd come during the day, I'd have opted to come by train. 5* experience and highly recommend!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 August 2023
  • Dan
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic, realistic experience, must try!
    What a fantastic experience, kids had great fun! Very realistic. Extremely friendly and professional service, I sat and waited in the comfortable waiting area with a refreshment and the gentleman who was guiding the kids kept coming out and informing me of how they were getting on. Will definitely be back!! Thank you 😊
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 August 2023
  • zaf h
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Outstanding customer service
    We had such an amazing experience with DNAVR, my kids played VR arcade games and wouldn't stop talking about it after. They have some soft drinks available which was much needed! It was busy but well organised by the staff and we managed to get in on time. Big shout out to Muaz who booked us in, he looked after the group, very knowledgeable, very patient and chill guy. We will be back for sure.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 August 2023
  • JBorrer
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant VR Escape Room
    Myself and my partner had a great experience completing the Sanctuary escape room in record time. Our VR Master, Lydia, was really helpful and even let us try out a shooter game upon completion of our booked activity. Would highly reccomend to anyone that emjoys escape rooms but fancies something a little different or to anyone that is an avid gamer.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 August 2023
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Emilia R
Durham, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
I went as a new years activity with my mum, brothers and boyfriend and we did the Alice in Wonderland escape room. I also did the zombie shooting free movement one with my boyfriend as a Christmas present in December 2023. Both were excellent. The visuals are amazing and really immersive and even my 55 year old mum managed to get really involved so it really is fun for all ages. Comparing the free moving (£41 pp) to 'wired in' rooms (~£21 pp), I would say that, while the free moving is obviously more immersive, the wired in is still great fun and you can move a fair bit, so I wouldn't let that put you off!
Written 5 January 2024
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Dan
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
What a fantastic experience, kids had great fun! Very realistic. Extremely friendly and professional service, I sat and waited in the comfortable waiting area with a refreshment and the gentleman who was guiding the kids kept coming out and informing me of how they were getting on. Will definitely be back!! Thank you 😊
Written 15 August 2023
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Trung N
Manchester, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
The Cyberpunk room was really good
fun. We weren't sure what to expect having never been to a VR escape room. As a heads-up, a staff member will be present and you will be in open but seperate compartments. Presumably to make sure everyone and the equipment is safe.

Alicia was our host and she was lovely from start to finish. She was honest when she said she wouldn't recommend Cyberpunk as it was quite difficult, however we fortunately proved her wrong! She helped some of our less VR-experienced in getting to grips with it, which was very kind.

Honestly can't recommend enough. I might return again with just me and my partner
Written 23 October 2023
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LutherJ2792
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
We went as a big group on 11th November, all adults but a mix of ages. Everyone loved the experience! The quality of the VR was fantastic and the controls and instructions on how to navigate the environment were easy to follow. Would definitely recommend.
Written 13 November 2023
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Bronia K
40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
This experience was absolutely amazing. My partner and I completed the Alice in Wonderland 2 escape room with the help of Robbie, our VR Master.

Robbie was absolutely amazing. He knew exactly when to chime in and give us hints and when to hang back and let us solve the puzzles independently.

We completed the escape room but Robbie was the true hero. He deserves a pay rise and so does his flatmate!
Written 9 January 2024
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Matt
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Amazing venue, done VR before, but this is awesome ! Incredibly helpful staff, had an amazing VR master (Alicja) can recommend games and easily help with set ups and making everyone feel comfortable and welcome ! Definitely coming again!
Written 6 May 2023
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Claire C
15 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This is the second time we’ve been here, first time was amazing! First time we went we did the premium roam with 4 of us in a room together and it was great. Last night there was 6 of us and it wasn’t as plain sailing or fun. The game crashed about 15 minutes in so had to restart the game, which wasnt an issue as such, but my main problem was nobody could hear me! My microphone wasn’t working for most of the game- my husband kept asking for someone to check my mic, which they eventually did. But even after they took my headset off and tried to sort the wires out it still wasn’t working. So I had to do an interactive game where I couldn’t interact with anyone. Pretty frustrating.
The staff were friendly enough and apologised after but I feel a bit disappointed.
Written 28 April 2024
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Medwyn R
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
An amazing experience especially as a first timer doing a VE escape room. The setting, graphics and narrative was really immersive and well worth the money. Our VR moderator was Josh who really took care of us throughout. Highly recommend- look forward to future visits!
Written 25 February 2024
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Ashleigh H
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Absolutely brilliant experience, me and my partner went here to do something different for date night and we loved every minute. They give you lots of guidance which is great if you’re a first timer. A staff member stays with you to help and had a game booth to ourselves so didn’t have to play with strangers. Every game was so much fun and felt good value for money. We will definitely come back!
Written 30 April 2023
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Jessica Bradley
World2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
We really enjoyed playing the Christmas Story. Ella was excellent and explained to us how to play and assisted us when we got a little stuck in-game. We will definitely come again at some point to try a slightly harder difficulty VR escape room.

Thank you!
Written 17 November 2023
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