Q. IS THIS A HAUNTED HOUSE?
No, ESCAPE THE GORE GROUNDS offers escape games and is very different than a haunted house. However, our escape rooms are located inside a haunted house called Bridgeport Gore Grounds / Haunted Elementary.
Q. WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT
You will enter the room with the rest of your team, and then be given a set amount of time to solve the puzzles inside and escape. You’ll directly interact with many aspects of the environment inside, touching things, moving things, opening things.. There are no lines to follow or set paths to traverse, just a space full of clues, items, and puzzles.
Q. ARE THE ESCAPE ROOMS SCARY?
There are definitely elements of fright within each and the story lines as to why you're in the rooms are of the horror genre, but we wouldn’t classify this as a "scary" experience. Without giving anything away, we will say that there will be no high school kids in makeup jumping out at you.
Q. HOW MANY ESCAPE ROOMS DO YOU OFFER?
Right now we are opening our first Escape Room in July. If it is successful, we have more rooms that are ready to go due to the fact that we are located inside a haunted house and already have themed rooms.
Q. HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO COMPLETE EACH ROOM?
Each experience will have a different game length, see below:
Room 1: The Butcher Shop = 60 minutes before you are Captured, Frozen, and Chopped into FRESH MEAT.
Room 2: To be announced
Room 3: To be announced
Q. ARE THERE AGE RESTRICTIONS TO ATTEND?
No one under the age of 14 years will be admitted. Participants 15-17 years of age must be accompanied by at least one adult that is at least 18 years old, and must each bring both of the following with them:
1. A copy of our liability waiver signed by THEIR parent or guardian.
2. A copy of THEIR parent or guardian's driver’s license or passport (Name on ID must match name of person who signed the waiver).
*ANY MINORS WHO DO NOT HAVE THESE TWO ITEMS WITH THEM WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE*
Q. HOW LONG BEFORE MY SCHEDULED TIME DO I NEED TO ARRIVE?
We ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled ticket time in order to fill-out paperwork and listen to our tips and safety speech. DO NOT BE LATE, if you arrive late your tickets will not be refunded or rescheduled.
Q. IF I’M LATE, CAN I STILL PLAY?
If you arrive after we have started the game (the time slot you have booked), we cannot allow you inside. This would disrupt the game for the other participating players and negatively affect the schedule for the rest of the shows. No refunds or rescheduling of show times will be offered for late arrivals or no-shows. Please account for traffic, and get directions beforehand so there are no surprises.
Q. I NEED TO RESCHEDULE MY RESERVATION!
If you need to reschedule, you MUST contact us AT LEAST 3 days (72 hours) before your reservation. If you contact us after this period, or if your booking was created within this period, we WILL NOT be able to reschedule your booking. Please be aware of this before booking your reservation with us.
Q. I WOULD LIKE TO CANCEL MY RESERVATION FOR A REFUND.
We have a strict NO CANCELLATION/NO REFUND policy. All sales are final and nonrefundable regardless of whether you show up for your reservation or the reasoning for you not being able to make it. Please be aware of this before booking your reservation with us.
IMPORTANT: We ask that you please do your research on what this is, where it is located, and how you will get here on time BEFORE purchasing your tickets.
Q. HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN PLAY AT ONCE?
We allow up to 8 people in our Escape Game per time slot.
There is no minimum number of tickets that must be purchased, but if you purchase less than the room’s capacity, be prepared to share the room with other guests. Sharing the room can actually make the experience more fun.
Q. WHAT IF I HAVE A GROUP LARGER THAN THE MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY OF THE ROOM?
In this case management may make rare exceptions, but we strongly advise against it as the games and the rooms were designed according to the set capacity.
Q. WILL I ACTUALLY BE LOCKED IN THE ROOM?
NO! The rooms are designed to not have to be locked due to the story lines. You are free to leave at any point during the game. If you leave for any reason, you will NOT be able to re-enter the game.
Q. CAN I PLAY IF I'M PREGNANT?
We do not recommend it but its up to your discretion and you will sign a waiver when you arrive. If you do decide to visit us while pregnant, please make sure to make your host aware of your pregnancy long before your game begins.
Q. ARE THE ROOMS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?
We currently DO NOT have an escape room that is fully wheelchair accessible, however, our next rooms will be.