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Bull City Escape

Closed Now: 16:00 - 21:00
Open today: 16:00 - 21:00
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Awesome time!

Our department went for a work outing and it was awesome. Paul was our game master and did a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Amazingly addictive experience!!

Went to Bull City Escape as part of a team-building activity for work. We escaped wiht 3 minutes to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amanda L
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Durham, North Carolina
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Bull City Escape is an exhilarating, interactive experience designed to test your wits. The premise is simple: small groups are locked in a room and have 60 minutes to escape. To find the key, you must work together to unearth clues, solve puzzles...more
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711 Iredell St, Durham, NC 27705-4862
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our department went for a work outing and it was awesome. Paul was our game master and did a great job explaining how the game initially works and at the end going over everything we missed. Even though our team didn't make it out, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We work hard to create puzzles that are fun and challenging and I'm thrilled you had an awesome time! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Bull City Escape as part of a team-building activity for work. We escaped wiht 3 minutes to spare! None of our group had ever done an escape room, so didn't know what to expect. We had so much fun that many of our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, Amanda! We agree - escape rooms are surprisingly addictive. Nothing quite like a rush of adrenaline when you enter the right code and the lock clicks open! I'm delighted your group had an amazing experience and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time. Matt was a great host. The game was complicated but logical and solve able. We escaped in the nick of time.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review and for your kind words about Matt! We work hard to create puzzles that are challenging, clear, and logical. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 5 (our 3 kids are ages 12-16) did the Enchanted Kingdom room and had a great time. Our "game master" Will was friendly and helpful, he briefly explained the game to us and then sent us into the room, where he gave...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! Love that your family researched escape rooms beforehand. We strive to design games that require strong communication and teamwork skills and it sounds like y'all were well-prepared for the challenges. We look forward to hosting your group...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have done about 50 rooms and we both had a fun time in Enchanted Kingdom and Lunar Lockdown. The best part about both rooms was the game flow and pacing. The puzzles are fast paced which makes it seem more frenetic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review! We love hosting enthusiasts and it means so much when they enjoy our games. It was wonderful to meet you and I hope our paths will cross again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my and my husband's third visit to Bull City Escape, and we brought my brother and sister-in-law along for their second time. We were really pleasantly surprised to see they changed the booking policy; when you book a room and you don't buy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for playing 3 of our rooms! I'm glad you like the change in our booking policy - the transition was a bit bumpy, but overall we think it provides a smoother player experience. In terms of rooms - we're actually in...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I went here with coworkers and it was a great team building experience! I would love to go here with friends or family.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thanks for your review, Chrystal! We love hosting team-building experiences and are thrilled your team had a ball! We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

As my first escape room I had no idea what to do. We had a school parent group to practice so we could design a student escape challenge and it was great. Easy bonding time, collaboration and laughs—and the students didn’t stand a chance when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thanks for your review and for choosing Bull City Escape for your very first escape game! We love inspiring players to continue their puzzling pursuits and would love to hear how the students responded to your challenge. We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 1 October 2018

I organized a trip to Bull City Escape for a friend's bachelorette party and we had a great time! We did the murder-themed room, which was challenging and fun. Our host Alice gave us a brief orientation. She was a lot of fun, answered all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for the review and kinds words, Sarah! We're honored to have been included in your friend's bachelorette party plans and thrilled y'all had a great time. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit to Bull City and everyone in our group had fun escaping from The Study. The game made for a great joint activity for parents, adult children and significant others. The puzzles at Bull City are well-designed with cohesive and clever...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for your review, Rebecca! Matt is indeed a welcoming and efficient game master, and we're honored you chose us for a repeat visit. We work hard to design puzzles that are challenge, clever, but most importantly fun. We look forward to seeing you...More

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lndsjnkns
2 April 2017|
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Response from Alice C | Property representative |
It's great for couples or for groups of friends and family. The games are pretty challenging for just 2 people since there's so much to do in the rooms. You could buy 2 tickets for a game, leaving the rest of the tickets... More
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paladync
11 March 2017|
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Response from Alice C | Property representative |
Casual clothes and comfortable shoes - wouldn't recommend heels since there's a lot of moving around. Tickets are $25pp - visit the website to book a game!
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