Escape Hour Charlotte is a thrilling real life escape experience where you will be locked in an elaborately designed room with friends or like-minded individuals, and challenged to work together to escape.Your mission?…to discover hidden clues, unlock secret codes, and solve sophisticated puzzles in order to escape within an hour.
Get ready to unleash your deductive powers and astutely exploit your surroundings. Whether you leave with a sense of accomplishment or defeat, you will be sure to have fun, so book your tickets now and undertake the challenge! Will you escape in time?
MONDAY – Private Events available upon request*
TUESDAY – Private Events available upon request*
WEDNESDAY 5:00pm – 10:00pm
THURSDAY 5:00pm – 10:00pm
FRIDAY 5:00pm – 10:00pm
SATURDAY 11:00am – 10:00pm
SUNDAY 11:00am – 10:00pm
Games can be scheduled outside of our normal hours upon request
Detective Herlock Sholmes, a very distant relative of the infamous Sherlock Holmes, has locked you in his office as you await interrogation. Sholmes is convinced that at least one in your group is the mastermind behind a series of thefts. Prove yourselves innocent and escape the office confines or risk ending up permanently locked up!
Group size: 2-12
The Haunted Study is a Halloween spin on our best selling detectives office room. Dr Jeykll has enlisted your help as an experienced mystery solver to help with with some strange happenings in the area. He is concerned one of his patients may be the culprit responsible for a string of strange crimes and needs your help bringing them in. You arrive at Dr Jekyll’s office and he is nowhere to be found. The door slams shut behind you and there are strange noises coming from outside, escape before it’s too late!
Group size: 2-10
It’s a quiet night out in suburbia. You and your group of unassuming friends are intrigued by a seemingly abandoned home. Upon entry, you discover that this home is far from abandoned. Find your way out of this creepy cottage or risk being left at the mercy of a notorious serial killer.
Group size: 2-8
This is the home of a former Russian spy, and through all of her hard-working years of espionage, she never had time for a family of her own. She has trapped you in her home in hopes of gaining the “grandma experience”. You must now escape before she returns to make you the grandchild she never had.
Group size: 2-8
Our highly interactive and enhanced gaming experience is one-of-a-kind. The game challenges you to engage more than just your fingertips. Come be an active participant and immerse yourself in an environment where you have a direct role in determining the outcome.
A must do amongst the “things-to-do” in Charlotte. Escape Hour Charlotte is the perfect event for individuals from outside the area looking for a unique experience. Immerse yourself in a social game and meet new people while you work toward escaping. It is a great alternative for daytime or nighttime entertainment.
Share the experience with loved ones or like-minded cohorts and work towards a common goal. This is a great way to bond with old friends or to make new ones alike as you work under pressure and put your skills to the test. Great for couples, date nights, or just clean family fun.
Looking for a team building opportunity or corporate friendly fun? Look no further! Build your communication skills and team performance in a dynamic and challenging environment. Great for birthdays or bachelorette/bachelor parties! Group size is flexible for special occasions so be sure to call with special requests.
Games are $25/person and online reservation/booking is required. We cannot accept phone calls for booking. All ticket sales are final.
SPECIAL NOTE: We have the right to refuse any guests who we deem unruly or destroy property.
Please bring your ticket or email confirmation for entry.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled game time to allow for check-in and introductions.
The entire experience will take approximately 90 minutes which includes: 60 minutes of game time + 30 minutes for the pre-game briefing and post-game review.
Cell phones are allowed into the rooms but only for emergencies, any other use (pictures, recordings or for use to advance gameplay) will result in forfeiture for the offending party.
Games will begin promptly at their start time. There are no exceptions if you are late, the door to the room will remain locked until the 60 minutes has expired. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS.
SPECIAL NOTE: If you must leave the room for an emergency, you may notify the facilitator and they will unlock the door for you, but you will not be permitted to re-enter. (Please use restrooms before entering.)
Each game is designed for 8 -10 people. You do not need to have an entire group of 10 to purchase a ticket. For private events, team building, birthdays, we can accommodate groups larger than 10, please contact us if your group is larger than the allotted size to determine if we can accommodate your group. The games will go on with any number of guest bookings, although success rates increase with increased number of participants. Groups will be paired together as long as the room limit is not met. If you do not wish to be paired, plan to book the entire experience.
Although there is no defined age limit, the clues in each room are very sophisticated, and designed for adults. The recommended age limit is 15 years. Escape Hour Charlotte welcomes players of all ages and families are welcome. Please be prepared to play with guests of all ages unless you’ve booked an entire room.
The hours of operation can be altered to meet your groups needs, just email or call us and we can try to make the necessary accommodations.
A: Guests will be charged full booking amount for no call/no shows.
B: Full refunds will be given with greater than 24 hours notice of a change in booking.
C. 50% refund will be given for same day notification of a booking change.
D. Guests who arrive late will be rescheduled at the convenience of business management and will not be refunded..
If your group is larger than 10, or you would like to reserve a private time in advance or at a time not listed on our schedule, please call 704-659-5243 and we will be happy to work with you to create your own specialized experience.
Purchasing your tickets online at www.EscapeHourCharlotte.com is what we recommend. However, if you prefer to book tickets over the phone or have a group larger than 10, you may call 704-659-5243 and we will be happy to assist you.
We’d love for you to bring any lock to add to our “Good Lock Charms”. You can decorate your lock if you’d like, and feel free to express yourself! Your lock can say anything you’d like, such as your name/date, if you escaped (or not) and your time, or if you are visiting with a company add your company’s name to your lock so all visitors can see! Have fun with this!