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New Rooms at Lock Chicago!

  • Posted : February 17th, 2017
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After 16 months of business Lock Chicago is excited to announce our 3rd and 4th Escape Rooms coming summer of 2017! We are expanding to a new space in Evanston which will allow for 2 additional rooms with up to 8 players each and construction beginning next month.

Interested in Beta Testing? Send us an email at or visit our website at and we will be sure to include you when we send out invitations!

Have no fear as we will still be continuing to host players at our “Sunburn” and “Malfunction” rooms so if you haven’t had a chance to play both or either it will still be available as we expand and we look forward to hosting you in the near future.

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Celebrate Presidents Day… in The Basement (Attractions)!

  • Posted : February 16th, 2017
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Presidents Day at the Basement AttractionsThe Basement Attractions (Escape Rooms & Laser Tag) will be open all weekend & Monday for your entertainment, and if you use coupon code PREZ when you book your tickets, you can save $5.00 off admission!

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The Dollhouse: Uncover the identity of a glam, B-Horror Movie slasher!

  • Posted : February 7th, 2017
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The Dollhouse: The divine nightmare known only as ‘The Dollhouse Killer’ has sewn a series of psychotic murders. Unravel the mystery and unveil their identity before you are cast in their sinister series.

The Dollhouse is one of many themed escape room attractions at Escape Artistry – visit Escape Artistry’s website for more details & to book your tickets today!

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This Valentines Day, Get (Locked In) A Room!

  • Posted : February 7th, 2017
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Don’t have a date and ​want to stick it to Cupid? ​

Just need a reason to lock yourself in a room with your Valentine?

​or maybe…

Looking for a unique way to propose? ​

D.O.A. Room Escape
D.O.A. Room Escape invites you to get a room; an escape room!



Book either room at for February 14th ONLY and get tickets for just $20 each! (That’s a savings of over 30%, loves.) Use code HEARTDAY20 at checkout.

💟We​ plan engagement proposals! Contact us at to plan out your Valentine’s Day proposal!​💟

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Escape Artistry is excited to announce the opening of its second location: The Time Gallery

  • Posted : January 4th, 2017
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Exhibit your Wit – Travel through space and time to preserve the past and ensure Chicago’s future!

The Time Gallery is dedicated to protecting Chicago history. The new facility is located at 1342 N. Milwaukee Avenue – 2nd Floor just minutes away from Escape Artistry’s first room escape experience – The Railcar.

Visit us online for more details or to book your tickets today!

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Escape Artistry is proud to be designed, managed, and operated by local Chicago artists. Dedicated to education, environment, and equality.


Room escapes are great for celebrations, corporate team building, or just fun with friends! Play alone, bring a date, or come with a group!

Tickets cost $33 per person (including tax). Book before January 20, 2017 to get $10 off per ticket. Use promo code TIME TRAVELER.


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