Did you know that the term “Eureka!” actually had its humble beginnings in an ancient Greek bathtub? When asked to determine whether the local king’s crown was pure gold or not, Archimedes, the renowned mathematician, was stumped. Sitting in a bathtub, watching water...read more
Nestled into one of the 36 national historic sites of Canada. Toronto’s George Brown house has become home to the official Murdoch Mysteries Escape Room. Though the house now transforms into an intense and immersive theatrical experience throughout the week; before...read more
People from all over the world love playing Escape Rooms due to their authentic and out-of-the-box nature. Being some of the first Escape Rooms to make their way to North America, Escape from the Time Travel Lab and Trials of the Mad Fox Society have become staples in...read more
When playing one of our premium Escape Room experiences, you may run into an in-game actor or two. These actors will help with throughout the game, but half the time you’d never even know it! This is made possible through various forms of hinting. As you can imagine,...read more
Guest post: by Jackie Edwards (Freelance Technology Editor and Writer) If you love the thrill of beating record times at Secret City Adventures’ escape rooms, chances are, your need for speed also finds an outlet in video games! Approximately 19 million Canadians...read more
Last week the team here at Secret City Adventures set ourselves a challenge: we had 5 pumpkins and 3 hours to create the greatest puzzles ever seen carved into a fruit (no, pumpkins are not vegetables - we checked)! Here are the results of our efforts! Puzzle 1: the...read more
Great escape room design is centered around challenging and inspiring players. But, with a no spoilers policy afterwards it’s no wonder some myths have emerged! If you're not sure if escape room games are for you, read on and find out why they might just surprise you,...read more
In 2016 we saw the emergence of Pokémon Go and since then, countless Pokémon have been spotted around the world! Since only certain types of Pokémon can be caught at certain locations, tourist spots like the CN Tower have become hotbeds for Pokémon trainers. In fact...read more
Is this you? “That new game at Black Creek Pioneer Village sounds promising, but I fear the theme might be too much for me. Is it really that scary?” Well to answer your potential question... that depends! The theme about a cursed village might seem scary, but what...read more
Here at Secret City Adventures, we’re lucky enough to run our escape games at some of Toronto’s most important and beautiful heritage sites. But these buildings have more than just a pretty exterior, so we thought we’d share some of the lesser known facts about their...read more
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