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The MacGuffin Project

Open Now: 12:00 - 22:00
Open today: 12:00 - 22:00
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Mrs JSD

We went head to head with some of our work colleagues in the magician room. With 2 min to spare we... read more

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popthatspot1
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Really good experience

Staff were friendly and helpful, was great that they had 2 rooms the same so we could compete... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jemmabradshaw
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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The MacGuffin Project - An Escape Experience in the heart of Bournemouth. The MacGuffin Project offers an escape from reality by immersing you into the dark but beautiful world of the long forgotten MacGuffin Carnival. It’s down to you and your team...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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205 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JU, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went head to head with some of our work colleagues in the magician room. With 2 min to spare we escaped, even though we lost against the other team, it was a good laugh. XxxMore

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank popthatspot1
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hey Popthatsopt1 Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our head to head experience. Seems like you cut it close, but congratulations on escaping the room! We hope we see you again in the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Staff were friendly and helpful, was great that they had 2 rooms the same so we could compete against each other. Was lots of fun and would recommend.More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jemmabradshaw
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi jemmabradshaw, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed the 'Head to Head' experience within our double rooms. I will pass on your kind words to all the staff involved and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most fantastic time doing The MacGuffin Workshop. The guy running it was so friendly, funny and really got everyone enthusiastic. The game its self was the perfect level of challenging and the special effects and set design really take you on a journey....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MissmorganXD
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi MissMorganXD, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review. We're glad to hear you found the challenge so perfectly balanced. A lot of work has gone into the set design and special effects, so its great to hear these have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and I took part in the fortune teller room on our weekend in Bournemouth. After previous escape room experiences the room really did fit our style of gameplay, a variety of clues that link up but don't require a set sequence to allow...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bibbleorange
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bibbleorange, Thank you so much for this lovely review. We're so glad you popped in to see us and I will pass on your kind words to Maisie and Daniel. There's nothing wrong with a few little hints and you did incredibly well for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at the MacGuffin Project, the staff are really lovely and everything was well explained and immersive! We had a great time finding all the clues and completing the puzzles. We finished with a really quick time which we were very happy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sammiepitter
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SammiePitter, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review. I will pass on your kind words to the team. Your time was certainly a very good one. Obviously you all work very well together. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my family and we all had an amazing time. Couldn't ask for more friendly staff. Really enjoyable experience!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank oliviabT4675XX
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi OlviabT4675XX, Thank you for this wonderful review. I will pass on your kind words to the team and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Joey General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made it out!!! Lots of fun and had a great host. We’ve all done some esacape rooms before but this was one of the best! Challenging but kept us all engaged - highly recommendMore

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charlotte C
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Charlotte C, Thank you for visiting us at the MacGuffin Project, and taking the time to leave us this wonderful review. It's brilliant to hear that we are one of the best escape room attractions you have visited, its a great compliment. Yes, please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time spent with my colleagues. Exciting, suspenseful and really fun an dynamic. The games were challenging and extremely well thought out. Will definitely go back. Highly recommend!More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jjujata78
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jjujata78, Thank you for leaving us this great review. I am especially glad that you enjoyed the dynamics of the game and suspense created. The team work very hard, so we really enjoy hearing feedback such as this. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first escape room and we had such an amazing time! Everything is really well prepared to guarantee you’re gonna have a great experience and the team is fantastic. Thank you, Joey! I recommend visiting this place 100%!More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank saravm5
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Saravm5, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review. We're so glad to hear you had an amazing time at your first Escape Room, and we hope to see you again in the future. You're very welcome, and I will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was mine and my other half’s first ever escape room and it really was an amazing experience, their attention to detail is amazing and so it really makes for a good time, the hour was filled with laughs jokes and real brain ticklers. I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 423peteh
MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 423peteh, Thank you so much for leaving us this wonderful review. We're so glad your first Escape Room experience was with us, and that you both had such a great time. We hope to see you both again soon. Kind regards, Joey General Manager

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slooossee
22 October 2018|
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Response from Nick E | Reviewed this property |
Largely, I would say so - there may be some slight issues when moving from one room to another. We've done two of the three areas and mostly someone on crutches would manage.
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AprilStratton
5 May 2018|
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Response from MacGuffin_Project | Property representative |
Our prices vary with different days of the week. Monday-Thursday we are £18 per person. Friday-Sunday we are £23 per person. Regards, The MacGuffin Team.
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tracey b
3 April 2018|
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Response from matron68 | Reviewed this property |
You probably could. Best thing to do is to give them a ring they are very friendly and helpful.
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