Red House Mysteries Exeter
Red House Mysteries Exeter
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Home to Exeter's most exciting Escape the Room games and running large scale theme events and treasure hunts around the South West, Red House Mysteries are here to intrigue, inspire and thrill.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Anna B
    Exeter, United Kingdom76 contributions
    Great fun!
    This is my fourth visit to Red House Mysteries and every game has been excellent. The attention to detail and overall production is superb. Staff are really friendly and helpful. This time we did the Danzinger experiment. I would say that it is great for adults and teens alike - we visited as a family of 4 with two older teens. We all had a great time and will definitely be back! Recommended.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 20 March 2023
  • Mr L
    United Kingdom3 contributions
    Enigmatic Adventures and Captivating Host
    I had an incredible experience at Red House Mysteries! My friends and I decided to try both escape rooms, and it turned out to be a fantastic decision. We kicked off with "The Shadow Darkens," and it was an absolute blast. The room's design and puzzles were top-notch, and we managed to successfully escape, which was a thrilling achievement. The following week, we took on the challenge of "The Danziger Experiment." It was a real brain teaser, and although we didn't escape this time, we came incredibly close! The intricate puzzles kept us engaged and made the experience even more enjoyable. Angel, our host on both occasions, deserves special praise. She was not only entertaining but also extremely helpful throughout the escape rooms. Her dedication to setting the scene for each room added an immersive element to the whole adventure. What's even more exciting is that Angel informed us they are currently working on constructing a new escape room. We can't wait to return and try out the new room once it's completed. Red House Mysteries truly knows how to deliver an exceptional escape room experience, and we are eagerly looking forward to our next visit!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 July 2023
  • Jonathan M
    1 contribution
    Great fun!
    I’ve always wanted to do an escape room. This visit was with a gift voucher I received for my last birthday. We really enjoyed the experience, the room was very well designed and the puzzles were very well put together. We just about made it out as we found the final key just as the hour elapsed. The host Gemma was very good, she gave us good hints of and when needed and she made the experience better. My only advise to anyone taking part would be not to overthink things. We lost a fair bit of time doing just that. I would highly recommend this to anyone and will definitely look to return to try the other room they have there.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Caroline R
    Selby, United Kingdom3 contributions
    Great escape experience
    We’ve done lots of escape rooms and this was one of the best. Lots of novel puzzles (not just code lock after code lock), great theming and a fantastic host. Highly recommend.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 July 2023
  • Simone Holland
    Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom51 contributions
    Like puzzles? You MUST go!
    Oh my goodness. The best way to spend my 30th birthday! I highly recommend! We did The Danziger Experiment, but are going to head back soon for the other one. The level of intricacy and the details into the back story. This one wasn’t for the faint-hearted because it took us the full hour! If you love puzzles, check this out! ‘Escaped’ photo was from our last visit seven years ago - and it’s only got better since then!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 August 2023
  • Emma L T
    Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom8 contributions
    2 top notch escape rooms.
    A brilliant little off the beaten track escape room!!! My 4 friends and I completed both of the escape rooms on offer on the same day. First off we took on The Shadow Darkens, and escaped in around 42 minutes. Then after a little walk into town and some lunch we became German scientists and began solving puzzles to escape the lab. The second of the two was certainly a trickier room and really had us scratching our heads, but we completed the room in 53 minutes. Charlie, our host, was great!! Described everything brilliant and dealt with a small issue we had so calmly and kindly. 10/10 would escape again... and we did.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 August 2023
  • Ruma S
    14 contributions
    Fab!
    My boyfriend and I really enjoyed playing The Shadow Darkens room. The room was set up perfectly, giving a real atmosphere to the game and the story. The room wasn’t bursting with ‘stuff’ which we really liked as sometimes this can be overwhelming / puzzles in there for puzzle sake. There was a range of puzzles to solve, which we enjoyed. Angel, our host, only gave us clues when we asked for them, which was great, and the clues were gentle nudges, rather than telling us what to do. Once we completed the game, we enjoyed chatting with Angel and she gave us some lovely little postcards to keep / send off. A really good room all in all!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 August 2023
  • Sophie D
    1 contribution
    Great fun!
    Great fun! Charlie the host explained the room well was funny and helped with a few clues! The room was set out really well. Me and the family very much enjoyed it and the bonus was we escaped! Will return to do the other rooms!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 August 2023
  • Jade W
    1 contribution
    Amazing!
    My mum and I really enjoyed playing The Shadow Darkens room. The room was set up perfectly, giving a real atmosphere to the game and the story. Charlie was a great host, he also helped us out when things were getting tough…without his guidance we wouldn’t have made it back out within the time! 😅 An absolute fab room and we can’t wait to go back again and do the other room
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 September 2023
  • bouncingem
    Exeter, United Kingdom7 contributions
    LOVE this escape room
    Angel is an absolute legend! With her great sense of humour, she accommodated our family for a birthday party, handled the kids exceptionally well and had loads of great information to share. Thank you! One happy birthday party.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 September 2023
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James B
Yeovil, UK179 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Excellent escape room. Well done, good plot, a great hours entertainment . We’ll come back to do the other story. Excellent
Written 24 February 2024
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Feb 2024 • Family
It was amazing, had a great time. The staff are lovely will definitely be coming back. Definitely recommend for a family day out :)
Written 15 February 2024
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Feb 2024 • Couples
Highly recommend if you and your partner like puzzles. We found it to be very doable for just the two of us (to be fair, we’ve done our fair share of puzzles).

We did the The Shadow Darkens. Super immersive room, every lock and puzzle fit beautifully with the era it was set in. Very helpful game host Ziito, who was one walkie talkie press away. Very excited to go again and try the Danzer Experiment!
Written 14 February 2024
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Monkspot66
Wellington, UK92 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
Six work colleagues having a bit of team-bonding before going out for eats. The host at Red House was really good, very professional. The room(s) itself was a little disappointing - the exit door had no lock so was open all the time and a couple of the props weren't functioning correctly, (ie managed to open a locked box without the key!). The puzzles and conundrums were very good and the minor gripes didn't detract from the overall experience.
Written 12 December 2023
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Amy W
Bristol, UK4 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
Had an amazing time, thoroughly enjoyed with my two mates and managed to escape within the hour! Great fun for friends
Written 2 December 2023
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Marta J
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Family
My two teenagers went with my partner and were absolutely happy about experience with this escape room even though it was really difficult to solve the puzzle. Brilliant place to go with friends or family.
Written 3 November 2023
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darren f
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Friends
Three of us completed The Shadow Darkens at the Exeter Red House Mysteries. Our host Angel was very knowledgeable about several of the different escape experiences in Exeter and supported us during our time in the room. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and would love to return to meet another challenge.
Written 1 November 2023
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Katie B
Devon, UK18 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
We can't recommend Red House Mysteries escape rooms enough. We just completed our second one and it was as good as the first... And we can't wait to complete new ones in the future. These rooms are so immersive and well thought out. There are lots of different level of puzzles within the rooms for the whole family to get involved in solving it. The hosts are brilliant too. Highly recommended!
Written 30 October 2023
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AlizaP
10 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
This is the second escape room experience my children have had (ages 13 and 11) and by far it was the best! The Shadow Darkens room is planned out so well that you feel like you are beating the clock and not the other way around like some other chains. There are thoughtful touches in the room and it all links in well with the story. A lovely lady named Angel was just a radio convo away from helping us out! She was so helpful and did everything she could to ensure we had the best experience 😃 would highly recommend 👍🏻
Written 25 October 2023
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Jenny C
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Friends
Brilliant escape room experience- the shadow darkens is a great plot with brilliant props. Excellent staff and highly recommend it!
Written 22 October 2023
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