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Duration: 1 hour


Step back in time to the Gold Rush era with the 'Gold Rush Escape Room' in Chicago! Your recently deceased relative, Clyde Hamilton, left behind a hidden fortune in gold, and you have just 60 minutes to find it in his cabin before others catch wind of the treasure. With a 7/10 difficulty level, channel your inner prospector and dive into this thrilling challenge!

⛏️ Step into the shoes of a prospector during the exhilarating California gold rush

🕰️ You have 60 minutes to decipher clues, solve puzzles, and uncover the hidden gold stash

🤯 Test your wits with intricate puzzles and secret compartments that guard the treasure

🧩 Collaborate with your group to unlock the cabin's mysteries and secure the fortune


When do I choose a date?

After purchase, you can request your preferred dates and times by following the instructions in the email you receive. If it's a gift, the recipient will also get an email with booking instructions.

Daily 8:00am-12:00am

Practical information

Any restrictions to participate?

  • Age: The partner recommends the games for ages 13 and up. They do allow younger players, but some of the game content may be too difficult for them. A paying adult, 18 or older, must participate with anyone that is 14 and under. Also, any participants under the age of 18 will need an adult to sign their waiver.

Who can you accommodate for?

  • Children: Children under 4 years old can join for free but need to be signed up at the time of reservation
  • Individuals with disabilities: Please contact the partner and they will help you select the best game room for your team

What to expect on the day of the experience?

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • What’s included: Enter one of our immersive worlds and recover a priceless work of art, find lost gold, or break out of prison. Your team will have one hour to complete your mission and escape.
  • Who will be present: All games at the venue are open to the public so, you and your party may be joined by other players during the session.
  • Spectators: No spectators are allowed, everyone must have a ticket/reservations
  • Photo/ video: You may take your own photos

How to prepare?

  • Weather dependency: This is an indoor experience
  • Arrival: Plan to arrive 10 minutes in advance
  • Parking: There are paid garages nearby. We recommend grabbing a taxi, using a ride-share service, or walking when possible.
  • What not to bring:
    • No food or drink can be taken into the game rooms
    • Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the premises
  • Restrooms/ lockers/ changing rooms: Restrooms available on location.

Anything else I should know before going on this experience?

  • You will be in a room with a locked door, but every door is equipped with an exit button. Should you feel the need to leave the room, you are welcome to do so at any time.

Full description

Picture this: Clyde was a seasoned prospector who knew the ropes of striking gold better than anyone. And now, as his surviving next of kin, you're faced with an extraordinary opportunity. He's left behind a hefty stash of gold, and the catch is that it's all yours for the taking, if you can locate it within the confines of his cabin. But you've got to be quick because rumors about the treasure are spreading fast, and greedy ears are itching to snatch it away.

With just 60 minutes on the clock, you'll need to channel your inner adventurer, solve intricate puzzles, decipher cryptic clues, and unveil hidden compartments to unearth the gold. The cabin holds secrets that only the sharpest minds can unlock, and you're about to put your wit and teamwork to the test.

The 'Gold Rush Escape Room' offers an immersive experience that transports you to a bygone era of excitement and discovery. It's more than just a game – it's an opportunity to feel the thrill of being a prospector on the hunt for riches. As you dive deeper into the mystery, you'll encounter surprises, twists, and moments of triumph that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last second.

Are you up for the challenge? Can you beat the clock and claim the treasure before the rest of the world catches wind of the gold? There's only one way to find out.

Returns, exchanges and cancellation

Unused Experience Vouchers can be returned within 30 days for a full refund to the original purchaser, no questions asked.

If you have any unused Experience Vouchers, you can exchange them for anything else in our marketplace, no matter when. If you choose an experience that's more expensive, you'll need to pay the difference, but if you choose one that costs less, you'll receive a credit towards your next booking.

No refunds are allowed once the experience is booked, but you can reschedule up to 48 hours before your experience, for a date within a year of the original booking. To reschedule, contact the experience provider directly. No-shows or rescheduling less than 48 hours in advance means losing the value of your experience.

Duration: 1 hour
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Jamie R

My experience at the Gold Rush Escape Room in Chicago was nothing short of exhilarating. The attention to detail in the room's design, puzzles, and storyline was impeccable. From the moment I stepped in, I was transported to a different era, and the immersive atmosphere truly made me feel like I was on a treasure hunt. The puzzles were challenging yet logical, providing a perfect blend of excitement and engagement. The teamwork required to solve them made the experience even more enjoyable. If you're seeking an unforgettable adventure in Chicago, the Gold Rush Escape Room is an absolute must!

Danny K

Having experienced numerous escape rooms, I can confidently say that the Gold Rush Escape Room in Chicago stands out as a gem. The level of craftsmanship put into recreating the Gold Rush era was astonishing. The puzzles were not only creative but also seamlessly integrated into the storyline. It was evident that the creators had poured their heart into crafting an immersive and challenging experience. The sense of accomplishment we felt as a team when solving the final puzzle was unmatched. If you're a puzzle enthusiast or simply looking for a unique adventure, don't miss out on the thrill that this escape room offers.

Emily C

As an avid fan of escape rooms, I was thoroughly impressed by the Gold Rush Escape Room in Chicago. From start to finish, the attention to detail was commendable. The room's ambiance transported me to a different time and place, and the intricately designed puzzles were a joy to solve. It's rare to find an escape room that combines historical immersion with challenging gameplay, and the Gold Rush Escape Room does just that. The well-thought-out puzzles kept us engaged and entertained throughout the experience. If you're seeking an escape room adventure that ticks all the right boxes, look no further than this hidden treasure in Chicago.