Escape Rooms

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Also known as escape games or locked room adventures, escape rooms have taken the world by storm. The premise is simple: you and a small group of friends (usually between 3 and 5 people) have 60 minutes to escape a locked room by solving a series of puzzles and cyphers. All you need for the challenge is to get your brain in gear and choose your teammates wisely!
Here are some of the best escape rooms in Madrid to pique your interest:

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With two separate venues, it offers a total of five missions, including: the Bunker, where you have an hour to stop World War 3 from breaking out, and the Zombie Laboratory where you form part of a group of scientists desperate to quash a zombie threat in less than 60 minutes (the ideal option for more expert players).

Cuesta Santo Domingo, 24 (Centro District). Metro: Santo Domingo (L2)
Calle Infantas, 25 (Centro District). Metro: Chueca (L5)

The first escape room to appear in Madrid (it opened its doors back in 2013) offers two missions with varying difficulty levels: Experiment Number 5 for beginners and Passage Number 9 for more seasoned players.

Calle Manzana, 15 (Centro District). Metro: Plaza de España (L2)

As its name suggests, you and your companions will have to cudgel your brains to stop the most dangerous prisoner at Black Island Prison from getting out or pit your skills against tough challenges to prove that you are a worthy successor to the great magician Raymond.

Calle Encomienda, 12 (Centro District) Metro: La Latina (L5)

Work against the clock to stop a dubious art merchant from leaving the country with valuable artworks, find the impossible exams of an eccentric professor, form part of a group of activists trying to stop the execution of an inmate on death row, or do what’s in your hands to save the world from destruction! All the games can be played in Spanish or English and you can book two identical rooms and play in battle mode.

Calle de Caracas, 15 (Chamberí District). Metro: Alonso Martínez (L4, L5, L10)

The tasks here are far from simple. You will need to locate the secret formula of a substance created by a mad scientist, find your way out of a pyramid or lay your hands on the code that will allow you to deactivate the missiles stolen by a terrorist cell. Your group can split into two and play head to head in identical rooms.​

Calle de Orense, 4 (Tetuán District). Metro: Nuevos Ministerios (L6, L8, L10)

Big Brother (1984), Terrible Circus and Heaven & Hell are the names of the three adventures you can embark on here. If you have a big group you can also take part in face-off competition: a head-to-head battle between 2 teams in a race against time. 

Calle Encomienda, 21 / Calle Amparo, 32 (Arganzuela District) . Metro: La Latina (L5) 

Help a prestigious biologist steal the formula for the elixir of life, find and deactivate a bomb to ensure no one is hurt and valuable documents are not lost forever, or escape from the clutches of a dangerous kidnapper.

Plaza Condesa de Gavia, 3 (Tetuán District). Metro: Cuatro Caminos (L1, L2, L6)

Three different scenarios: Casanova’s Escape, in which you will have to recover some top-secret documents before the police arrives; The Mystery of Chapter 43, where you have 60 minutes to find a missing part of Cervantes’ Don Quixote; and a state-of-the-art room known as Behind the Mirror that doesn’t even have locks and allows up to 12 players. All missions can be played in competitive mode.

Calle Fernández de los Ríos, 70 (Chamberí District). Metro: Moncloa (L6, L3)

If you are looking for a mission bang in the centre of Madrid, this is your place. Located on Gran Vía avenue, it offers two tasks: White&Black (which has two identical rooms so you can play against your friends) and the Haunted Prison, where you have been unfairly incarcerated and must find a way to escape.

Gran Vía, 16 (Centro District). Metro: Gran Vía (L1, L5) 

Located in La Latina, this escape room has four themed game rooms. The public has 60 minutes to discover and solve different enigmas, skill tests and puzzles with the final goal of leaving the room.

Central District. Calle Juanelo, 13. Metro: La Latina (L5)

 

 

It has several rooms, including Doc's Time Machine devoted to the  1980s Back to the Future trilogy, where you can travel in time thanks to the inventions of Doctor Emmett Brown. On the other hand, there is The Captain room for teams of 3 people or more, with   new generation puzzles as well as classic puzzles and padlocks.

Tetúan District. Calle de Fortunata y Jacinta, 5. Metro: Santiago Bernabéu (L10)

A perfect place to free your mind and escape from your  own prisons. It has two rooms: The Legacy of the Marsh in which you must infiltrate a 1920s house  where a ritual is taking place and it must be stopped; and The Director’s Office where you will meet Doctor Víktor Rorschach Marsh, a psychiatrist renowned worldwide.

Chamartín District. Calle Constancia, 41. Metro: Prosperidad (L4)

A unique experience in an undercover mission  in which participants have 1 hour to resolve the mystery and escape. You can go with friends, relatives or colleagues  forming a team of between 2 and 6 players.

Arganzuela District. Calle de Linneo, 4. Metro: Puerta del Ángel (L6)

One of the escape games that is the pioneer in this type of leisure activity is coming to Madrid. With scientific origins, it has games in more than 40 cities worldwide, offering the possibility to escape from its games in less than 60 minutes. There are up to three adventures, including two which have the "Duel" option for groups of up to 12 people.

Central District. Cuesta de San Vicente, 18. Metro: Plaza España (L3, L10) Principe Pío (L10, Ramal Opera)

 

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