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Escape Room Melbourne (ERM)

9 Lee St | 12-18 Yarra Street, South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3031, Australia
+61 455 661 777
Review Highlights
Great fun for myself and my son.

A great chance for friends or family to have lots of fun. We started with the mine room and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gill C
Both south melbourne room

We did both rooms two days apart. We preferred the magic room. This room had more hidden clues to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kath S
via mobile
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Escape Room Melbourne is Melbourne's original live room escape game! Working in a team of 2-6 people, you have 70 minutes to unravel the mystery of a hidden room, working together to solve a variety of quirky and inventive puzzles to escape. We have three rooms available - Melbourne's original Escape Room, Mine Escape , and Kellar's Magic Emporium. We can't give away too many secrets here, but to get an idea of what to expect you can check out our website for reviews and articles by Broadsheet, Timeout, The Age, and others, as well as features by SBS, Channel 10, ABC radio, and Fox FM (warning: may contain some spoilers!) Bookings are essential and can be made through our website. Please note we are a small independent business that is not affiliated with any of the Escape Room franchises operating in Melbourne, however we are happy to try and accommodate corporate bookings and larger groups where we can. Please feel free to contact us via email if you have any questions about availability, bookings, or the rooms themselves.
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“great fun” (45 reviews)
“walkie talkie” (20 reviews)
“solve puzzles” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
9 Lee St | 12-18 Yarra Street, South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3031, Australia
South Melbourne
+61 455 661 777
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great chance for friends or family to have lots of fun. We started with the mine room and enjoyed it so much we went back the next day to do the magic room. My son is very mathematically minded and I thought I wouldn't...More

Thank Gill C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did both rooms two days apart. We preferred the magic room. This room had more hidden clues to find and had a unique personal touch which we loved. Kathryn the host was excellent. We did manage to escape both rooms, the mine with 30...More

Thank Kath S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful escape room experience. Made a superb birthday for my wife and a great adventure for the family! Tried the Mine Room which had challenging puzzles but not to the point of being frustrating. And timely clues and support. All props were well made. Thanks...More

Thank Radfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We played Kellar's magic emporium (our preferred one of the two) and Mine Escape back to back as a team of 5 adults. The rooms are well thought out and well cued throughout and can be done without hints. One aspect of one puzzle in...More

Thank Fay L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here today with my partner to take on ‘The Mine’ escape room. Finding the place is easy and it’s even not too far to walk to from the CBD. Ring the front doorbell and your dedicated game master will greet you at the...More

Thank lilibykerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With four people, it was starting to get a little cramped but the puzzles were well thought out and even if you got stuck, a guide will use a walkie talkie to guide you in the right direction. Our guide, Lenny (not Stan!), was very...More

Thank Piano M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My husband & I had been booked on for a honeymoon present. We thoroughly enjoyed it and managed to get out in time without killing each other. Well worth a visit. An awesome afternoon had 🖒.

Thank CharlotteR3
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

3 of us did the mine room together. We had a great time, and managed to escape. Definitely worth a visit. Matt (??) was a great, supportive and friendly host who made us feel comfortable as soon as we stepped into the building.

Thank Crystal P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We played Mine Escape and it was enjoyable. Have played a number of escape rooms and this one was fun! Puzzles were traditional escape room type puzzles (looking for stuff, arranging stuff, following instructions, shape matching, etc).

Thank roberttmahrez
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant room and really got us good in the second room. Up until then we were blazing through it. Awesome work guys. Enjoyed it tremendously

Thank Paul F
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and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole
neighbourhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the
hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays
of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in,
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Lee-Ann M
9 June 2017|
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Response from Paulie S | Reviewed this property |
That is a good question. As far as I can recollect, I believe there was a couple of steps when entering the building. However, I believe it is not wheelchair friendly - not the place we have been to. It is quite narrow and... More
30 January 2016|
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Response from marinac999 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vivian , it was $35 per person , and I agree with John they are small rooms we had 4 people . Maybe you could split the group and do 2 different escape rooms at the Same time Marina
10 June 2015|
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Response from EscapeRoom-Melbourne | Property representative |
For a group of 10 you'd need to book two rooms - we usually have a maximum of between 4 and 6, depending on the room (as Kezzles noted, anything more than that gets a bit cramped!). Feel free to send us an email if you have... More