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Was pleasantly surprised!

Having done a few "Escape rooms" in the past and not really enjoying them, i was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Roger D
Don't Be Five Witless!

It's a fun thing to do with some friends just to learn a little about how everyone thinks. You... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Syracuse, New York
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5 Wits is cutting-edge, live-action entertainment that "immerses" you in realistic, hands-on adventures! Located in Destiny USA, we have four adventures: Tomb, Deep Space, Espionage, and Drago's Castle. Your Adventure Awaits!
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10351 Destiny USA Dr, Syracuse, NY 13204-9016
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I took a quick trip over the boarder just to go to 5 wits. The adventures are a lot of fun and make you think. Some are definitely harder than others. The staff was amazing. Very welcoming and social. They took time...More

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Fourth trip this year, purchase Deep Space, Dragons, Espionage and my favorite Tomb and you enjoy the savings and the fun. Get an extra discount if you add the mirror maze (next door/separate attraction)

1  Thank Maria K
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This was brilliant, the only downside was that on our first one, an obnoxious mom who had been there before kept telling everyone what to do rather than letting us figure it out. We weren't there to check our score, we wanted the challenge but...More

Thank shrie
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I have had no desire to go to one of these places but finally I did for my 7 year old! It was a bit pricey but was a great family experience! I am sure we will go again as there is not much to...More

Thank Krista S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Having done a few "Escape rooms" in the past and not really enjoying them, i was pleasantly surprised by this one when my friends insisted we go. They were super interactive, up to date and the way they are designed you don't have to wait...More

1  Thank Roger D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were debating between doing this event or the mirror maze at Destiny Mall. After discussing with our group we decided that 5 wits was the best option for our group of 5 (2 Children, 3 Adults). The employees were very polite and more than...More

2  Thank Nicolas O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We did all 4 of the adventures and it was a lot of fun. The deep space one was our favourite although some of the challenges in all of them are a little tricky but doable with 2 people. Super fun date night! They give...More

3  Thank CoraNSam
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I bought a 2-adventure combo for a group of 5 online. When we arrived, the staff was super nice and explained how the adventures worked, as it was our first time there. When my nephews (8 yrs) were a bit scared of Drago's Castle and...More

Thank S_10258
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We did all four "adventures"--The Tomb, Espionage, Deep Space & Drago's Castle. Each adventure takes approx 30min & consists of different types of "puzzles" that have be solved to make it through the room. Our favorite adventure was Drago's Castle. But, each one is different...More

Thank K s
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's a fun thing to do with some friends just to learn a little about how everyone thinks. You basically get trapped in a room and are given a few clues as to how you get yourselves out. You do things like memorizing codes and...More

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11 July 2016|
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Response from Bill F | Reviewed this property |
The comments and "coaching" that comes from the characters leading each experience speak in English, as do the introductory videos. Other than that, though, the experiences are driven by logic-driven puzzles that use little... More
6 June 2016|
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Response from Bill F | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think so. The rooms are large enough for groups of people to work through the puzzles (which, in some cases, require some running around from one place to another). Plus, if you start to get uncomfortable, you... More