The Great Escape Room® – Washington, DC



1730 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington, DC 20009

(202) 930-1843



The Great Escape Room® is an exciting Sherlock-themed escape adventure that has proven to be a favorite around town. Our rooms are part scavenger hunt and part puzzle-solving. All groups must work together as a team to escape. You have just 60 minutes… will you escape?


for team building and private events.

MondayPrivate Events
TuesdayPrivate Events
WednesdayPrivate Events
Thursday06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday12:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Press the buzzer for entry to the building, then head all the way downstairs. We are also Metro accessible! Take the Red Line to the Dupont Circle stop. We are closest to the north exit (Q Street). To plan your trip by Metro, visit WMATA. Metered and free street parking is available on most streets in the surrounding area. There are also several paid parking lots and garages nearby. The closest parking garage is located at R Street and Connecticut Avenue, and the daily rate is $15 (cash only).

Best Escape Game

Sherlock Holmes’ Library

Put your skills of deductive reasoning to the test and see if you can be selected as an apprentice for the legendary Sherlock Holmes. It is your task to unravel the mystery set before you and join The League of the Masters of Elementary Deduction.







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Professor Moriarty’s Gameroom

Your help is needed to find the antidote and save the world from Professor Moriarty’s nefarious scheme.You must beat Professor Moriarty at his own game, solving his puzzles before time runs out!







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The Great Escape Room is always looking to add new staff members to our team!

If this location is not currently hiring, your application will be kept on file and you may be contacted if positions become available in the future.

Submit your info below and we will contact you about job openings.

Team Member – Job Description

As a Team member, you are responsible for ensuring that each and every group has an enjoyable and memorable experience. You will work in our game rooms and interact directly with players. We are looking for quick learners with strong attention to detail, and, most importantly, applicants should have a knack for customer service and having fun. Work hours will be based on business needs and your availability.