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Escape Room Data : 20 Best Escape Rooms in Chicago, IL for 2022

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Escape rooms in Chicago are group activities where you solve puzzles and follow clues to try to escape a room. These activities get teams interacting on unique tasks while strengthening their communication skills and building interpersonal connections.

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Here are your best choices for escape rooms in The Windy City!

List of escape rooms in Chicago

From spy intrigue to intergalactic adventure to time-traveling crime fighting, there is an impressive array of escape rooms in Chicago for your team to sample. The following selections are some of your best bets.

Escape Artistry

If you appreciate a company that supports its community, then check into Escape Artistry. This company works with local artists and organizations to provide fundraising experiences and support charitable causes. In addition, you can customize your team-building escape room event with help from Escape Artistry’s dedicated staff for a tailor-made experience.

Players at Escape Artistry receive the title of Agent, and an overarching time travel theme connects Agents throughout all games. Adventures like the futuristic Operation G.R.A.N.I.E., the 1982-centered serial killer horror of the Dollhouse, and the early 20th-century pirate adventure on Lake Michigan, Roaring Dan’s Pirate Dungeon, are all oriented around Chicago and the surrounding area for an added layer of regional spirit.

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At Escape Artistry, our escape rooms are "Chicago Original." All 6 of our games are handcrafted by local Chicago artists with custom puzzle games you won't find anywhere else! 

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