8 Escape Rooms In Singapore That Will Fire Up Your Nerves

BEST ESCAPE ROOMS IN SINGAPORE

By Michaela Koh

So you’re looking for a new kind of mental challenge, are you? Well then, the best escape rooms in Singapore should give you exactly what you need!

In these escape rooms, you can thrust yourself into a space where everything is about suspense, intellectual challenge, and the inescapable ticking of the clock. If you’ve been hankering for a chance to live out your own Christie or Conan Doyle script, give the following a try:

1. Captivate Escape Rooms

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 *Photo from Captivate Escape Rooms’ website

Described as an “escape room event”, Captivate Escape Rooms is designed by professional puzzle creators and a psychology PHD.

The escape room has more than one room in it, and it is up to the team to find the secret passage to exit the labyrinth. Aside from discovering hidden rooms, there are many thrilling puzzles to solve to beat the game.

Essential Info

Location

  • 190 Clemenceau Avenue, #06-28 Singapore Shopping Centre, Singapore

Operating Hours

  • 11:15am to 9:30pm – 365 days per year

Rates

  • SGD 22 per person per game (Monday-Thursday)
  • SGD 26 per person per game (Friday-Sunday)

2. Trapped SG

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*Photo from Trapped SG’s website

Trapped SG is a horror-themed escape room.

The labyrinths are filled with rampaging zombies that grow in number the longer the gamers are in it. In other rooms, scary ghosts roam the halls.

But the twist is that the gamers are held by captors that cannot be seen. They must solve the puzzles in time to hopefully persuade their captors to release them, or the participants can force their escape by decoding more riddles amid spooky creatures.

Gamers can try to get out, but the escape rate is only at 17%. Good luck!

Essential Info

Location

  • 2 Orchard Link, #02-20 SCAPE, Singapore

Operating Hours

  • 11 AM – 10:30 PM (Monday-Thursday)
  • 11 AM – 2 AM (Friday-Sunday)

Rates

  • SGD 24 per person per game

3. Lost

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*Photo from The Strait Times

Lost features an entirely virtual-reality-laced room. It generates realistic Egyptian and Japanese scenes.

The props are expertly designed to evoke a true vibe for a complete virtual experience. Voice-sensors are built into the walls too, so the gamers’ screams will activate clues and doors for escaping.

Lost has nerve-pumping puzzles that will challenge the wits and willpower of the participants. It’s one of the best escape rooms in Singapore, particularly if you enjoy VR.

Essential Info

Location

  • 1 Sophia Road, #03-01/02/03 Peace Centre, Singapore

Operating Hours

  • 11 AM – 10:45 PM (Sunday-Thursday)
  • 11 AM – 12:45 AM (Friday-Saturday)

Rates

  • SGD 21.90 per person per game

4. The Escape Artist

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*Photo from The Escape Artist’s website

At most escape rooms, the gamers are tasked to solve puzzles to beat the game. But at The Escape Artists, brawn is more useful than brains.

The rooms push the gamers to climb, crawl, jump, and even punch their way out! Participants have to break into a sweat to break away from the room.

Instead of just relying on their creativity, the room’s Hero system also allows players to select the abilities they think most viable for escaping… which means they must choose wisely.

Essential Info

Location

  • 52 Telok Blangah Road, Telok Blangah House, Singapore

Operating Hours

  • 2 PM – 11 PM (Sunday-Thursday)
  • 2 PM – 11 PM (Friday-Saturday)

Rates

  • SGD 25 per person per game

5. V-Room

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 *Photo from V-Room’s website

One of the most sought-after escape rooms in Singapore, V-Room is a virtual reality space. The room lets players become fully immersed in the apocalypse, bloodthirsty sharks, and even a tsunami of word puzzles.

Essential Info

Location

  • 277 Orchard Rd, #02-02, Singapore

Rates

  • SGD 12 per person per hour (weekdays)
  • SGD 15 per person per hour (weekends)

6. Xcape

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*Photo from XCape’s Twitter account

One of the most famous escape rooms in Singapore is XCape. It hosts different kinds of brain-squeezing rooms!

Having haunted labyrinths and movie-inspired spaces such as “Annabelle” and “Kung-Fu Panda”, Xcape has rooms for every taste. Some rooms even have multiple doors that require solving a collection of puzzles to unlock.

Essential Info

Location

  • Bugis Road, Rochor Road, Singapore

Operating Hours

  • 11 AM – 11:30 PM (Monday-Thursday & Sunday)
  • 11 AM – 1 AM (Friday-Saturday)

Rates

  • SGD 22 – SGD 32 per person per game (rates depend on the type of escape room)

7. Freeing Group

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Freeing SG is Singapore’s 1st 5D Reality Room Escape Game. As part of the leading room escape games globally, they have been providing players with an unprecedented entertainment and team-building programme.

Apart from having sophisticated themed rooms, their carefully plotted, riveting scenarios involve players immersing themselves fully into the roles of movie stories. Figure out the clues, solve the mystery and escape from the room within the given limited time, or bear an inconceivable aftermath!

Essential Info

Location

  • 68 Orchard Road #07-08A Singapore 238839

Operating Hours

  • Sun – Thu: 12:00pm – 9:30pm
    Fri – Sat: 12:00pm – 12:00am
    PH eve: 12:00pm – 12:00am
    PH: As usual

Rates

  • SGD20 per pax to SGD29

8. Escape Hunt Singapore

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Beat the clock of horror and make the quickest exit out of Escape Hunt Singapore’s mysterious escape rooms. These rooms will challenge your braveness, quick thinking, and composure while also having fun.

Currently, there are 3 escape rooms available where you can unleash your inner investigator: The Mystery of the 27 Club, The Secret Assignment, and The White Chapel Murderer.

These live action games are best played with friends and families so make sure to book now through their website and test your wit with a thrill.

Essential Info

Location

  • 100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel & Shopping Mall, #02-43, Singapore 238840

Opening Hours

  • 10am to 10pm

 

How about that for some mental stimulation? The 8 escape rooms we listed above are the best escape rooms in Singapore right now, so be sure to try them out first when seeking fresh puzzles to unravel on the island.

And in case you need some simpler stimulation afterwards (or just a place to unwind and celebrate your triumph), try our lists of the best clubs in Singapore or of the bars serving the best bourbon in Singapore. These may give you a chance to relax while sipping on your favourite tipple and rehashing the escape room experience with friends!

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