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Clue Chase

1114 Avenue of the Americas, The Grace Building, Concourse level, New York City, NY 10036-7703
+1 646-829-1690
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Egyptian Tomb

Solid way to spend a rainy day in the city. Did this with a 12 and 13 year old. Both have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
1Jordon1
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Worst birthday celebration

I decided to book clue chase because it was recommended and my daughter was looking forward to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kirsi d
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Clue Chase is New York City's largest escape game center. Our mission-based play style, expertly crafted puzzles, and large rooms designed by actual film and TV set designers make Clue Chase the most exciting room escape center in New York City. You will become a spy during the Cold War, an archaeologist trapped in an Egyptian tomb, a real life Robin Hood stealing valuables back from a master thief, or travel to an unknown galaxy to prove humanity's worth to intergalactic civilization. Clue Chase is an exciting adventure to share with friends, coworkers, and family of all skill levels.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1114 Avenue of the Americas, The Grace Building, Concourse level, New York City, NY 10036-7703
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Solid way to spend a rainy day in the city. Did this with a 12 and 13 year old. Both have experience with escape rooms but this might be tough for kids without that experience. Also be aware you will likely be paired with other...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to book clue chase because it was recommended and my daughter was looking forward to doing this for her 15th Birthday. When we arrived we were welcomed by the guard on the first floor who was very pleasent. We were taken downstairs and...More

Thank kirsi d
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D C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are truly sorry you did not have the great experience we strive to provide all of our customers. We have hosted scores of birthday parties in the past with great experiences for all (as our reviews will attest) and are sorry that your experience...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve done many escape the rooms around NY with my friends, but this one is by far the best! They really go all in on the room to make it look as realistic as possible and the staff is helpful when you need them. I...More

Thank Sydney C
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Sydney! We pride ourselves on making scientific research and reckless meddling with space and time as fun as possible for all of our guests! We really appreciate the feedback, after all, who doesn't like having their egos boosted? Anyway, we hope to have you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I decided to do the "Alien Encounter" escape room offered by Clue Chase when one of our numbers said she wanted to try an escape for her birthday. After researching the many options in NYC, we picked this one, and we weren't...More

Thank Gilthoniel4
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gilthoniel4, Thanks so much for your kind words. As time traveling scientists we're always very glad to hear our v̶i̶c̶t̶i̶m̶s̶ volunteers, have had a good time with us! It makes the endless hours in the lab toiling over quantum stuff and wibbly-wobbly time all...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were a group of 5, 2 adults and 3 twelve year olds. We were joined by another family with 2 adults and 2 younger children. Initially I was bummed that we weren't alone, but the father of the other family was a HUGE help...More

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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

31 Million is a solid score, well done! Our puzzles are definitely a bit tricky for the younger folks, as we do design them with adults in mind. All that means is when kids can solve them, they should feel really accomplished, because it isn't...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our family group of nine wanted to enjoy another escape room event, and Clue Chase provided the perfect venue. We signed on for the Alien Encounter. One of the most enjoyable moments came along with our clue-giver (I refuse to give anything away here). The...More

Thank Marie P
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your time aboard a derelict spaceship floating somewhere out there in the inky void of space. Personally, I think that sounds terrifying, but it takes all sorts. Your guide was the end product of...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

How do you review an escape room without giving anything away? Let's just say it was fun, frustrating (in a good way), maddening (in a really good way), and that I would go back in a heartbeat. I did one of these rooms as part...More

Thank YJ4
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

This is a great review- I think you did well on your quest to convey a feeling, without spoiling anything. So, thank you for taking the time to write it up! We hope to see you again in the past/future! (It's pretty arbitrary to us.)

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had been to other ones and we were surprised about the incredible team, the quality, the location, everything was great! we had two young children and they were helpful, I would highly recommended. The quality is nothing compared to teh other that I have...More

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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for the kind review! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your experience with us!

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

From the other reviews, I expected this to be better. I went with my in-laws and my husband. It would have been better if I reserved the whole room instead of being paired with another group... However, there were other issues. The room was very...More

Thank nyc_girl277
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hello nyc_girl277, We're sorry your experience didn't mesh with the reviews you had read prior to playing a game with us. Yours is our first 1-star review in the approximately three years we've been on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on offering a top-notch experience for...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent experience with my son's bday party! The staff were professional, engaging and really helped us have an awesome day there. I would definitely recommend this place! Also, the rooms were impressively built and highly challenging! No one in my party could say...More

Thank Jason C
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Hello Jason, Thank you very much for the review! We're glad your son's party was fun, and we hope to see you all again in the future! (Or present, or past, or somewhere in between... Time travel. You know how it is.)

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Rasberryapple88
21 November 2016|
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Response from ritaorlov | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it will be cancelled but it will definitely be very difficult. There are other rooms in the city though which are great/playable for two people.
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Rasberryapple88
17 November 2016|
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Response from D C | Property representative |
Security will make sure you have permission to be in the building by checking your ID and making sure you are registered in the system. To be in the system just list each persons first and last name during the booking... More
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13 September 2016|
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Response from bleph | Reviewed this property |
i don't believe there's going to be a good option for ANY escape room with a 5 year old
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