Genius Escapes
Genius Escapes
5
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
About
Genius Escapes is a themed 'Nuclear Disaster' escape room; this immersive experience takes you on an exclusive tour of the Fusion-Tec state-of-the-art laboratory, a new start-up company that's developed a miniature nuclear module to power military vehicles. But there's a problem, a BIG problem ... can you and your teammates work together to resolve the issues and prevent a nuclear disaster? Suitable for up to 8 players, or we can adapt the room to take up to 12 players for a tailormade event to remember! You'll have 60 minutes to solve as many puzzles as possible and escape to avert a nuclear disaster! We also have a smaller 'Ammunition' room for up to 4 players. You'll enter the dark underworld of rival gangs and as part of Unit Zero1, you have to diffuse the tricky device in the ammunition store. Best suited to those with some escape room experience already. Suitable for friends, family, work colleagues, birthday/hen/stag parties, youth groups, team-building and corporate events.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • millie hogben
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing experience
    As someone who has done what feel like every escape room out there- this one is certainly up there! Loved the experience a lot and will definitely be returning to do the other one soon! Would recommend as couple or group of friends- we had loads of fun!
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 April 2023
  • Katrina O
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing
    This was great fun, never done one before so wasn't sure what to expect but it was amazing to do something different and mind boggling. We didn't escape but that just left us wanting to try again. Can't wait to go back.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 December 2023
  • The Furry Avengers
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous, fun and challenging and highly recommended!
    We undertook the Nuclear Fusion room at Genius Escapes with just the two of us playing and were told that with only two it would be sensible to play on standard rather than advanced or genius level as there was a lot to do in the room for just two. That was really sound advice. This was an exceptionally good room and we were both completely engaged for the whole time we were there. The game is so well set up and you can choose your experience level so everyone can be included. There really was a lot of content to all the puzzles and it was great fun trying to work out how it all fitted together. We have done rooms by much bigger companies where the tech has been broken, the props were very tired and the Games Masters were inattentive but this was not the case with Genius Escape Rooms. The room was clean and in good working order and the tech worked seamlessly making everything flow exactly as needed. Our Games Master, Lorraine, was very attentive and having been asked not to give too many clues gave just the right amount of hints when we needed help. We would highly recommend Nuclear Fusion to anyone! Genius Escapes have another room called Ammunition which we will definitely be back to do sometime soon.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 February 2024
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The Furry Avengers
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We undertook the Nuclear Fusion room at Genius Escapes with just the two of us playing and were told that with only two it would be sensible to play on standard rather than advanced or genius level as there was a lot to do in the room for just two. That was really sound advice.

This was an exceptionally good room and we were both completely engaged for the whole time we were there. The game is so well set up and you can choose your experience level so everyone can be included. There really was a lot of content to all the puzzles and it was great fun trying to work out how it all fitted together.

We have done rooms by much bigger companies where the tech has been broken, the props were very tired and the Games Masters were inattentive but this was not the case with Genius Escape Rooms. The room was clean and in good working order and the tech worked seamlessly making everything flow exactly as needed. Our Games Master, Lorraine, was very attentive and having been asked not to give too many clues gave just the right amount of hints when we needed help.

We would highly recommend Nuclear Fusion to anyone! Genius Escapes have another room called Ammunition which we will definitely be back to do sometime soon.
Written 20 February 2024
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Katrina O
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
This was great fun, never done one before so wasn't sure what to expect but it was amazing to do something different and mind boggling. We didn't escape but that just left us wanting to try again. Can't wait to go back.
Written 19 December 2023
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millie hogben
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
As someone who has done what feel like every escape room out there- this one is certainly up there! Loved the experience a lot and will definitely be returning to do the other one soon! Would recommend as couple or group of friends- we had loads of fun!
Written 1 May 2023
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Georgia Legood
Southampton, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
One of the best escape rooms we have done! Really clever and gets you thinking. Works very well with 4 people. More of a challenge than we expected!
Written 12 January 2023
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Leanne S
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Family
Visited Genius escapes with my step daughter for her birthday. I didn’t know what to expect, but had a great time trying to escape!!
Written 20 March 2022
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woodielisa
Isle of Wight, UK336 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Family
We enjoyed the nuclear room. The kids loved all the tech gadgets and the theme.
The staff were helpful and ready with a hint when we needed it.
We will certainly go back and do another room here.
Written 26 February 2022
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TM22_12
London, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Couples
Genius escapes is the best escape room we have done by far! We’ve tried two experiences here and both were challenging but enjoyable.
The staff go above and beyond to ensure you have the best experience possible and genuinely want you to enjoy every element of your visit to your he fullest.
I’d strongly recommend the experience for friends, family and corporate events alike.
Written 21 January 2022
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Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your visits to us and found our escape rooms so enjoyable.
Written 27 January 2022
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Toni
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Friends
Fantastic room. Very engaging and good degree of guidance from the staff. Good quality items in the room. Would Highly recommend!
Written 8 September 2021
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Thank you for your 5 star review and recommendation, we're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and had a great time in our escape rooms.
Written 9 September 2021
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natalie5994
Bournemouth, UK24 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Couples
We didn’t enjoy this room, it didn’t really flow and although the technology is really cool some of it wasn’t working which meant we wasted a lot of time on one puzzle not realising it was broken and the games master didn’t tell us to leave it either.
Rated a 3 because I think maybe if everything was working it would have been more enjoyable, that said, if you’re in the Southampton area i’d recommend visit elusion rooms instead.
Written 5 September 2021
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We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your recent visit, we always strive to ensure that our customers leave having had a good experience and since taking over the running of Genius Escapes in May, this is the first time we've had any negative feedback. We have fully investigated this matter with the staff that were present on the day of your visit. All of our equipment is checked after each booking as it has to be reset and our records show that everything was fully functional prior to your visit. In the unlikely event that something isn't working, we would always tell the customers beforehand. Unfortunately, it would appear that something failed whilst you were in the escape room, however our staff did everything they possibly could to resolve the matter for you at the time, and we can only apologise if this didn't meet with your expectations.
Written 9 September 2021
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Sarah O
Eastleigh, UK26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Family
Brilliant escape room with lovely owner and host who were really welcoming and got us excited before we even got in the room. It was really well themed with lots of different puzzles and things to work out. I would definitely recommend!
Written 27 August 2021
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Thank you so much for your lovely review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you found us so welcoming and enjoyed your visit, we love to hear that our customers have had such a great time!
Written 9 September 2021
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