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Bull City Escape

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Third time was awesome!

This was my and my husband's third visit to Bull City Escape, and we brought my brother and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
valie520
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Durham, North Carolina
Had a BALL!!

I went here with coworkers and it was a great team building experience! I would love to go here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chrystal A
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 June 2015

As the interest for escape rooms grows, I think it is important to note the ones that are the most exciting, challenging and entertaining. With 60 minutes to escape from a room, using the clues given, the experience excites the brain into thinking outside of...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Our experience at Bull City Escape would have been perfect if everyone had been able to participate. This was my first time doing a room escape and it was everything the other reviews say it is. The staff were wonderful and the puzzles were clever...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2015

Nicole, Thank you for taking the time to review Bull City Escape. Group dynamics and communications vary from team to team, and it sounds like this did not end up being an ideal situation. We go to great lengths to design our games so there...More

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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Chrystal A
Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 4 September 2018

It was a great experience! We live in Winston-Salem and drove to Durham based on the awesome reviews, and did not disappoint. I have done an escape room before but I brought a friend that did not and now she is hooked! Enchanted Forest was...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Wow, thank you so much for your review! I'm honored that you drove all that way to visit us at Bull City Escape and thrilled you had an awesome experience. We're all about getting new players hooked on escape games - there's nothing like the...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We did three rooms based on the number of individuals we. Everyone enjoyed the experience and want to go back. Not everyone escaped but had fun.

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Our group from work did the murder mystery room and it was awesome! It was very challenging, but a really great way to build rapport and team relationships. I can also see how this would be really fun for a family or social group. There...More

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

Thank you for your review and recommendation! I'm so glad your group from work had an awesome time. We design our escape games so that groups must communicate, collaborate, and think creatively in order to be successful -- but most importantly, we want players to...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

We live in Durham and took some out-of-town guests to do the Lunar Lockdown room. It was challenging but very fun and we escaped with time to spare! Craig was our host and he did a great job getting us ready and then giving us...More

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

Thank you for your review and for the shout-out to Craig! We appreciate you thinking of Bull City Escape for your out-of-town guests, and I'm thrilled your group had a fun and challenging experience. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 August 2018

My 12 yr. old granddaughter was visiting from out of town. We decided that doing an escape room as part of our activities would be fun. We had never done anything like this before. My daughter, granddaughter and I found out that we could work...More

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Alice C, Owner at Bull City Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for thinking of Bull City Escape for your daughter and granddaughter! Even if a group doesn't make it out, our ultimate goal is that they have a fun and challenging experience. I'm so glad y'all enjoyed the game and worked so well together!...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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