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Second Telling Missions

397 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 1568
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Fantastic attention to detail!

I came with a group of friends to have some 'time out' from kids. We loved every minute. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Catherine L
Amazing Escape Room experience! Highly recommended.

Celebrated my birthday here with a group of 7 people and had the most pleasant experience! Love the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lee P
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Amazing historical-theatrical escape room games! Our first two games, 'Rescue the White Rose' and 'Sabotage the Enigma' are based on the history of the underground resistance group the White Rose, active in Germany in 1942-3.
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“white rose” (34 reviews)
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“game master” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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397 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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+61 2 9550 1568
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"immersive experience"
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"great puzzles"
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"challenging puzzles"
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"wwii history"
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"bucks night"
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"low tech"
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"extra dimension"
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"lateral thinking"
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"seconds to spare"
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"real history"
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Reviewed yesterday

I came with a group of friends to have some 'time out' from kids. We loved every minute. The actor in the room added to the experience. The puzzles were challenging but achievable with several people working together. Would highly recommend this escape room and...More

Thank Catherine L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Celebrated my birthday here with a group of 7 people and had the most pleasant experience! Love the theme - our White Rose room has some intricate puzzles and a variety of different mechanics. Patrick (our guide) did an awesome job of explaining while throwing...More

Thank Lee P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Friday night spent! We were a group of 6 and for a few of us it was our first escape room. We found the room atmosphere really immersive and we definitely could feel the pressure as time was ticking down. Puzzles were challenging and...More

Thank Jeffrey H
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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks very much Jeffrey! You guys were amazing!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I organised for my boyfriend and a few of his friends (and myself of course) to try this escape room as Tim loves history and is in the reserves as well as the other guys that came, so I thought they’d all like the theme...More

Thank Amy B
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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Love the way you put it, Amy - a game show without the embarrassment of TV! We're really glad you enjoyed it and that the history side of it was a bonus. Hope you enjoy a lot of the other great escape rooms around Sydney,...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Had an absolute blast in Sabotage the Enigma. The hosts created an exciting atmosphere from the moment we walked in the door and stated “we’ve been sent by Gustav.” For a group with limited escape room experience, the inclusion of the live actor was a...More

Thank Emilie L
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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thanks for your kind words, Emilie! It was a lot of fun having your group, and I hope you guys try out a lot of the other great escape rooms around Sydney...and that we'll see you back for Rescue the White Rose one day!

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

My husband and I have been through several escape rooms in Sydney. We had a really great time in the white rose one. Great puzzles and great story!

Thank Manchen Z
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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thanks Manchen! Looking forward to seeing you back for Sabotage the Enigma this weekend! :)

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We went as a group of four friends and found it tricky and fun! The puzzles were really original and challenging, and the decor and story line created a really immersive experience. Loved it!

Thank Shimmy M
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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks very much Shimmy! You guys were a lot of fun, and I'm glad you enjoyed the game. Hope you enjoyed the show you were going to afterwards!

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Organised a fun day out for our family of five - we had an absolute blast. Patrick was great from start to finish and the live acting really stepped this up to the next level. Loved the historical setting. 10/10 would recommend, and we would...More

Thank Nicholas556
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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks so much, Nicholas! Was a pleasure to have your very adept family come and play! Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Did the 'Sabotage the Enigma' room with 4 others. Had a great time. One of my favourite rooms in Sydney so far. It had a mix of mechanical and electronic puzzles, which were slighly harder than other rooms but by no means too difficult. All...More

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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thanks very much quicks1lver! Really glad you guys enjoyed it so much and that having the character in the room with you was a fun point of difference. Hope to see you back!

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved it!! Partner was suprised & thoroughly enjoyed it. Thought it was great that it was based on real history & learning historical facts at the same. So many puzzles & codes to figure out, heaps of fun! Looking forward to doing more!

Thank Sabia V
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Patrick L, Owner at Second Telling Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks for your review, Sabia! We're glad you enjoyed the historical side of Rescue the White Rose. It was fun helping give your partner a surprise, and we hope you'll go on to try lots of the great escape rooms around Sydney!

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