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Bull City Escape

711 Iredell St, Durham, NC 27705-4862
+1 919-627-8386
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16th Birthday party

The 5 teenage girls and myself had a great time. Paul was fun and a great host. We did played... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rachel Y
via mobile
What a blast!!!

We were celebrating our daughter’s birthday. We did the murder mystery room. It was very hard but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
monje007
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durham, NC
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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, and crack codes. Book a room with your friends, family, or co-workers – and see if you have what it takes to escape!
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“murder mystery” (14 reviews)
“escape room” (20 reviews)
“team building” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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711 Iredell St, Durham, NC 27705-4862
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+1 919-627-8386
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The 5 teenage girls and myself had a great time. Paul was fun and a great host. We did played Enchanted Kingdom and it was very challenging. We almost escaped! Great option for teenagers.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were celebrating our daughter’s birthday. We did the murder mystery room. It was very hard but we loved it. Staff was super helpful and we will definitely go back to try a different room in the near futureMore

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for thinking of us for your daughter's birthday! I'm so glad y'all loved A Study in Murder. The games are definitely challenging but that's a big part of what makes it fun! Thank you for taking the time to write a review and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first escape room experience. There were three of us in a room that could handle up to six. We made it all the way to the last puzzle before time ran out. It is the first time that I have ever had...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dang it, now everyone will know the space Butler did it! Thank you for writing a review and for your shoutout to Matt. He is, indeed, completely awesome. I appreciate you visiting Bull City Escape for your first escape room experience and am delighted y'all...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fun outing to Bull City Escape! We had a group of four, and another group of three joined us -- we didn't know each other, but we all had a great time working together to solve the puzzles and get out of the room....More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for writing a review! There's so much to do that it definitely helps to have more brains, eyes, and hands in the game rooms. We work hard to create creative and challenging puzzles - I'm so glad y'all had an excellent time! We...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I would recommend this experience for a team building exercise anytime! We only had a small group (4 people), but even with a large group of people you would have to work together as a team to solve all the puzzles! Matt was a great...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review and for your shoutout to Matt! Our games are designed to highlight many different types of skills, which encourages team members to work together and communicate effectly. We appreciate you thinking of us for your team-building exercise and hope to...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I've been twice already- once in January, and I had such fun then that I went back last week to celebrate my birthday! I've done two of their three current rooms and am trying to figure out a time to do the third. The puzzles...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Merilee, thank you for your review and for celebrating your birthday with us! We work hard to create puzzles that are fun and challenging. There's nothing like the adrenaline rush of putting the pieces together and solving a complex puzzle! And thank you for...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was our first escape room and it was a blast. Alice did a great job of introducing the room, although it is a little intimidating when they first close the door and there are dozens of props and you have no idea what the...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review! The first escape room can definitely be intimidating and it's great to see groups dive right into the mission. We loved hosting your group and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve done about 50 escape rooms and this Bull City Escape was a great experience. They seem to have better theming and immersive ness than almost everything else in the triangle. We also really enjoyed the puzzles! We played a different escape room in Raleigh...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Wow, it means so much to us that Bull City Escape is your favorite escape room in the triangle! We work hard to create rooms with a variety of puzzles that are challenging and fun for both escape room newbies and enthusiasts. Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We were celebrating our son’s 30th birthday and wanted to do something different!It was our first escape room experience and we loved it! We did Lunar Lockdown, and joined 3 others! Pretty tricky which made it fun! We escaped with 6 seconds to spare!!More

Thank Valerie045
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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for your review, Valerie - and great job escaping the room! When the clock is so close to 0, it takes a lot of focus & teamwork to get the job done - sounds like your group worked really well together. We're delighted to...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

This was our first time doing an escape room in any fashion and I wasn't sure what to expect. We did the Study in Murder room. It was a little terrifying when they say good luck and shut the door with out any further instruction...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for your review. We're honored to be your group's very first escape room! I appreciate your feedback about the lighting situation as well - I've ordered additional lighting sources and we'll have them installed in the room later this week. I'm sorry this...More

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lndsjnkns
3 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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