10 Amazing Room Experiences in Milwaukee!
Top 10 Escape Room Experiences in Milwaukee! We've included all kinds of experiences in our list, from horror and fantasy themed to family-friendly.
People travel to get away from their stressful routines, to heal their minds that have been battered from the responsibilities and strict deadlines. People lead their lives praying for the weekend to arrive sooner for then they can finally let loose! In this strenuous lifestyle, it is imperative that we spend some time catering to our needs and escape from everything holding us down. While we are traveling around the world, escape room establishments are the perfect companions as they let us disappear into a whole other world replete with adventure and thrill.
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. Beginning in the early 21st century, the city has been undergoing its largest construction boom since the 1960s. Milwaukee is a popular venue for Lake Michigan sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals. Often referred to as the City of Festivals, Milwaukee has various cultural events that take place throughout the summer at Henry Maier Festival Park, on the lake. Museums and cultural events, such as Jazz in the Park, occur weekly in downtown parks.
We have compiled a list of 10 amazing escape room experiences you just can’t afford to miss the next time you’re up for a great time in Milwaukee. We put in hours of work in with research, surveys and reaching out to the game masters themselves to make sure we put forward unerring experiences of the escape rooms, to help you make the right choice. So if you want to take your creativity and intellect for a ride, Here are the top 10 escape room experiences in Milwaukee!
About the experience
Back in 1922, a very famous archeologist named Howard Carter happened to stumble upon a staircase that led him to the doorstep of King Tut’s Tomb! Egyptian fables warn people to never disturb a Pharaoh’s slumber for it would release the curse! What follows will be the horrors of Pharaoh’s Revenge. Despite knowing the legend all too well, Carter could not stop himself and entered the tomb. In November of 1922, Howard entered the tomb and was never seen again after that day!
Now we fast forward the timeline 95 years. Howard’s grandson, James, has come across a document that talks about ‘a mystery in the tomb.’ Being one of the most well-known adventurers in the whole world, you have been hired by James to enter the tomb! He wants you to unravel Howard’s fate, and find a way to break the curse. You researched the case and knowing the repercussions you have planned to tread ever so cautiously! Do you have what it takes to unravel the mysteries in the Pharaoh’s Tomb or will be another victim to the Curse?
Your team has sixty minutes to enter the tomb and find a way to undo the Pharaoh’s Curse.
“Tried escaping last weekend and we had such a good time! We enjoyed all the surprises that happened while in the room. The man that was in charge of our adventure was super nice and helped make the whole experience phenomenal. I really hope I get a chance to go back and try out one of the other rooms.”Kaitlyn (Facebook)
This escape room experience will have you looking for clues in the Pharaoh’s tomb to dispel his curse!
To know more about the experience, visit Pharaoh's Revenge, Escape Waukesha:
About the experience
Everyone dreams of partying in Las Vegas along with their friends and it looks like you made it happen! You wake up with a sharp pain in your head. You muster up your effort to look outside the window only to realize that you were in fabulous Las Vegas! You’re getting a few flashbacks of the previous night. It was a great night, wasn’t it? It really is a shame that you can’t remember anything Properly. What happened? As you were wondering how in the world did you all get here in the first place, you’re mortified by what you see.
The entire hotel suite was a mess. It was absolutely beyond recognition and there’s no way you’ll be able to pay the damages. You wake your friends up hoping they’d remember anything but it was to no avail, they’re just out of it as you. First things first, you must get out of this place but where are the car keys? You have to get it together. Security will be showing up in an hour to kick you out of the place because of all the trouble you’ve caused last night. You have one hour to look for the car keys and fish for clues that would help you piece together last night’s incidents.
“My friend and I did their Hangover inspired room a few weeks ago and it was so awesome! I had never done an escape room so I was a little anxious about not understanding what to do, but our Game Master was super helpful and very nice. We were SO CLOSE to making it out. Can't wait to try their other rooms!”Arielle (Yelp)
This escape room has been inspired by the famous Hangover movies. You must find the car keys before you’re kicked out of the hotel suite!
Terror on the Titanic
About the experience
Welcome aboard the world-famous Titanic! Your employer John Jacob Astor has decided to move to America along with his entire family and a few of the most trusted staff. One night as you are preparing his room, the ship suddenly jerked back and forth and John frantically ran into the room. He searched for his family members and raced to the deck. As soon as he set foot on the deck, he started yelling, ‘THE TITANIC IS SINKING.’ Soon after that a member of your group comes back from the deck and tells you all that the news was indeed true!
The ship hit a huge iceberg and the only way you can make it into one of the lifeboats is if you pay the crew members a sum of $50,000! John never went a single day without bragging about his jewels and money inside his secure safe room. If you and your fellow employees manage to get into the safe room and find those precious gems, then not only will you be able to make it into a lifeboat, you’ll also never have to work again! Do you have what it takes to get your hands on the jewels? The crew member can only hold your spots for another hour. You must make it to the lifeboat in time or you’ll sink under pressure!
“We had a great time at this Escape Room Establishment! The Titanic room had so many creative riddles and locks that kept our group of 8 moving and puzzling the whole time. It’s a great value for the experience and fun! Our Game Master and the team were very accommodating, kind, and made it a wonderful first escape room for us. I’d definitely recommend it!”Acadia (Google)
This escape room experience will have you lived through the horrors faced by the people on board the Titanic as it sank into the depths of the ocean.
About the experience
You are one of the most skilled larcenists in the world. You’ve stolen countless treasures and artifacts along with your team and this time around you’ve planned something massive! You’ve planned on stealing diamonds and getting them into the US without anyone noticing. Everything is going smoothly and you're halfway done. You successfully lifted the diamonds, managed to hide them efficiently inside of the small wooden sculpture, and got them out of France without any issues. It’s a good thing that U.S. Customs doesn't check pieces of art nearly as meticulously as other goods entering the country.
Now all that’s left to do is to break into the museum gallery and get the diamonds out of the sculpture. But suddenly the authorities caught a whiff of the diamonds and started looking into it! Why did things have to get so complicated? The diamond heist was supposed to begin tomorrow night but it’ll be too late by then. As it turns out, Donovan, your leader, read between the lines and started plotting against you. He was the brains behind this whole endeavor and he was never going to let you walk free with his goods! He needed a scapegoat and your team fit the bill. Now you’re in trouble and must find a way to save yourself.
You have sixty minutes to figure out a way to get the diamonds and find a way out of the museum.
“We chose ‘The Heist’: Find the diamonds hidden in an art museum. To all of our delights, this was a fantastic experience. The challenge encouraged all of us to work as a team solving the many steps to a successful conclusion with five minutes to spare! We highly recommend this escape room establishment!”Jeff (TripAdvisor)
This escape room experience will have you carry out a diamond heist in a museum. Will you walk out a millionaire or spend the remainder of your years behind bars?
To know more about the experience, visit The Heist, Escape Chambers.
About the experience
The world is not as peaceful as it might seem once you take a closer look. There are a ton of secret organizations that make it their goal to wreak havoc on society and shatter the world peace. But thankfully there are secret agencies that take care of these imminent threats and ensure the safety of innocent citizens. You are a secret agent who works for MI6! You’ve been all over the place taking down some of the most sinister syndicates. You’ve recently received a tip that an organization might be planning a massive attack on the Bank of England!
While you were out on a secret mission trying to intercept information in order to lay waste to this plan something unexpected happened. You and your team of secret agents were ambushed and captured by none other than Count David of Liverpool! You tried to fight back but it was hopeless for you were massively outnumbered. You open eyes and find yourself tied up in a room. The Count has you and your team shackled in the basement of the World Bank along with an active bomb! He’s planning to destroy the World Bank and your team along with it. The clock is ticking and the time for detonation is creeping closer. You have one hour to find a way to deactivate the bomb timer and break out of the shackles.
“We went as a group of 5 to try Mr. James Bomb room. The person who set us up was great too! He was very friendly and funny, and you can tell he enjoyed what he was doing. Our Game Master set the stage for the room with a costume, music, and lighting: it was really neat. I would definitely do this again next time I’m in Milwaukee! It’s a unique experience for a group of people.”Renee (TripAdvisor)
This escape room experience will have you feeling like the secret agent 007 as you save hundreds of lives from a catastrophe.
To know more about the experience, visit James Bomb, Escape MKE.
Dr. K’s Lethal Injection
About the experience
Dr. Kevorkianstein is an evil scientist! After years of research and development, he has finally succeeded in creating a bloodborne pathogen in his top-secret laboratory. Even though he is a very gifted individual, he has chosen to walk the nefarious path. The evil genius has plotted a masterfully sinister plan to rake in an insane amount of cash. He has decided to release the deadly virus! According to his plan once every person on the face of this planet is infected by his virus, people will be at his mercy. Once that does happen, he’s planning on selling the antidote to make billions of dollars.
The innocent people all over the world have started falling prey to the deadly virus. No matter where they go, no one is safe anymore! The governments have been trying really hard to negotiate with him, but he wouldn’t budge. They can’t take a heavy-handed approach as he is the only person alive who knows how to make an antidote of this virus! When the government agencies couldn’t do anything, they turned to you for help. You and your friends are a group of elite CDC Agents. Your team has been tasked to infiltrate the doctor's secret laboratory, look for his notes regarding the antidote and create one yourself, that can be brought back to the headquarters to be further analyzed. You have sixty minutes before the evil doctor returns and foils your plan!
“A group of friends and I did Dr. K’s Lethal Injection and it was one of the best escape rooms I’ve ever done! This one is definitely for the veteran group. We had 10 in our crew and we each still had plenty to do, no one was standing around idle. This room was no joke, though, our game master informed us that there is only about a 10-15% success rate and is their hardest one.”Ryan (TripAdvisor)
This escape room experience will have you looking for an evil scientist’s notes to make the antidote for a deadly virus!
To know more about the experience, visit Dr K's Lethal Injection, Escape MKE.
About the experience
You’ve been blindfolded and you have absolutely no idea where you are. Where are you right now? All you can remember is being knocked and feeling your consciousness slowly fading. You somehow manage to lose the blindfold and as soon as you open your eyes, you get the situation very clearly, you’ve been kidnapped! When you try getting up you are unable to move your hands as the kidnappers have handcuffed you as well! How in the world did you get in this situation? As you were contemplating your helplessness, you hear someone scream for help!
As it turns out you’re not the only hostage in this room, there are a bunch of people being held captive. The kidnappers seemed to have gone off for a while. This is your only chance to break out! You call upon all the other hostages and come up with a plan to break out together. First and foremost you must find a way to get rid of the restricting handcuffs. After you’re done away with those, you and the other hostages must look for clues that could help you find a way out. You have approximately one hour before the kidnappers return and lay waste to your plans. Can you find a way out in time?
“Putting the anxiety fears to rest, this was a blast! We did one of the hardest rooms, the kidnapping room. I won't give out any details because you ought to try it yourself! It's great for team bonding exercises or really putting your friendship with your close friends to the test. Takes a lot of cohesion to conquer the room and get out in time!”Eric (Yelp)
This escape room will let you experience being kidnapped and trying to break out. Can you save yourself in time?
About the experience
Lately, organized crime has been on the rise in your city and a famous casino seems to be the epicenter of this situation. It isn’t quite possible to investigate the syndicate operating the casino as a customer so an agent from the MI6 decided to infiltrate the facility and become part of the clique to leak out important information from the inside. But suddenly MI6 has lost all contact with the secret agent, It looks like his cover has been blown.
It’s been a few days since the agent has gone missing and MI6 can’t seem to make contact. So they’ve turned to your team for help. Your team is the elite secret agent squad and you’re known for doing the impossible. You have decided to break into the facility, find the missing agent and track down the syndicate responsible while you’re at it. But as soon as you enter the casino, you realize you’ve been ambushed at the doors lock behind you. Now you have sixty minutes to find the missing agent and figure out an exit strategy.
“We broke out of the casino with 57 seconds to spare! We had a mix of new and experienced escape room players, and our host Gabe was great at providing reassurances to a new player with questions about what to expect. The clues all took some good thoughts, and we did ask for a couple hints, but all of them are definitely solvable so again an overall great experience!”Evan (Yelp)
This escape room experience lets you be an elite secret agent. Find your missing comrade and track down the syndicate responsible.
About the experience
You are almost late for your flight! You rush your way through the check-in and luggage to finally board the flight right on time. You were happy to have made it in time and finally relaxed for a bit as the plane took off. As the plane soared through the sky and everything seemed just fine, out of the blue a man showed up and announced the plane had been hijacked. Everyone was in a state of panic and you tried to resist the assailant, that’s the last thing you remember!
You wake up and realize you’ve been blindfolded and handcuffed. Your mind goes in a state of panic! What happened? Where are you right now? As the fear was clouding your thoughts, you hear other voices and realize that you’re not alone! That helps you calm down a bit. You somehow manage to get rid of the blindfold and handcuffs and realize that you’ve been locked inside a small dark room. The man behind your kidnapping is the same guy who hijacked your flight, but he’s nowhere to be seen.
It seems he’s gone for a while. This is your chance to escape! Find the hidden clues and solve the puzzles to find a way out. You have sixty minutes to break out of the room before the kidnapper returns and foils your plans.
“I had been to a few escape rooms before but my husband and friends had not. We decided tonight was the night. Searched online and found these guys. Excellent experience. We did the Hostage room. We made it out in time. The employees were all friendly and kind. We will return. I hope you give it a shot!”Spartina (TripAdvisor)
This escape room experience will have you at your wit's end. Get ready to embark on an exhilarating adventure!
About the experience
You have always thought your aunt was living an ordinary life. But today things take a drastic turn as you learn the truth. Her life is anything but ordinary or peaceful. Her days have been strenuous and demanding as your cousins are looking to steal their mom's inheritance and even placed her in a retirement home so that they can get rid of her faster! You were enraged when you heard the news. How could a child do this their own mother? It seems greed really can make a person blind.
In grave danger, she has come to you, her favorite nieces and nephews, to enter her condo and retrieve a few personal belongings that mean a lot to her. There’s not much time as she feels weaker and heartbroken every moment. What was once a happy and thriving family, has now turned into a hellhole full of conceit and greed. As she made the request, you vowed to yourself that you’ll do anything in your power to make it happen. You need to find the items and have them sent to her. But your cousins are hot on your tracks, you only have sixty minutes to get the belongings and to get out of her condo before they get to you. And if you’re successful, your aunt will leave all her inheritance under your name!
“Since I don't want to spoil anything, I'll be as vague as possible. I did The Apartment, and by working together, my team and I succeeded in getting out in under an hour, 57 minutes and 1 second. You have to spread out because if everyone works in one spot, you'll miss things. The clue master was helpful without giving out too many hints. Overall it was a fun experience!”Liz (Yelp)
This escape room has a very dramatic storyline that’ll keep you hooked till the very end!
Escape into a whole another world with the amazing storylines these establishments offer! These escape rooms have been crafted to perfection to ensure you are completely immersed in the experience as soon as you step into the room. Escape Rooms have become a staple for people who travel to new places as they get to enjoy whole new experiences wherever they go, making their journeys eventful and fun.
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