The Grace Building, The Concourse, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York ()
By Subway: Use the B,D,F, or M trains and exit at the 42nd Street, Bryant Park stop for closest subway access. Clue Chase is also a short walk from Grand Central Terminal or the Times Square, 42nd Street subway stations.
A group of 7 friends and I completed the Egyptian Tomb challenge with 12 minutes to spare, which felt pretty great considering the 30% success rate. I've done quite a few escape rooms over the years, and this is by far one of the best! The staff is informative and entertaining, and the production value is among the upper echelon of escape rooms. There are levers, locks, and secret passages galore, and the creative puzzles are challenging, but not impossible.Beau
September, 1800. For thousands of years, Egypt was the dominant force in North Africa and the Middle East. Napoleon Bonaparte believed that he alone had discovered the source of the ancient civilization’s power and fertility, a relic, “The Artifact”. Napoleon gathered together his army and a crew of archeologists and mounted an expedition to Egypt. However, the ancient Egyptians were wise, and knew that someday another ruler would desire The Artifact for themselves. Napoleon and his archaeologists triggered the traps left in the tombs by the Egyptians, and fled. Leaving the tombs, and The Artifact, far behind...
Modern day: Clue Chase Labs has detected electromagnetic interference in the tomb of Queen Nefertiti in the year 1800, almost immediately after Napoleon and his men fled the area. These signals lead us to believe that Napoleon was correct, and that the artifact was most certainly in the possession of the ancient Egyptians - and perhaps… it still is.