Escaping Reality in Boone, NC

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My family loves games and puzzles and are always up for an escape room adventure. This week, we tried Boone’s first escape room – Mysterium, and were not disappointed.

The Boone property is a completely local, original venture; not part of a franchise like so many others. Owner-creator Shaun has done a masterful job. His video, recordings, clues, and special effects are top-notch. The hour was packed with lots of interesting special effects – really the most we’ve ever experienced. Of course, I’m not going to give any hints, but don’t be daunted if you have to ask for help and get a few extra clues along the way.  You are connected to the outside by walkie-talkie and can ask for assistance at any time.

The theme of the room was “The Inheritance” and we were looking for the fortune left by mischievous adventurer/explorer Uncle Ambrose. The room is not large and play is limited to no more than six participants at a time.  Our team of four joined the mother-son duo Vicky and Andy (pictured above, on the left) for this quest.

Shaun is currently creating his next room and we can’t wait.

We did escape, with 8 seconds to spare.

Details:  www.MysteriumBoone.com

828.865.0009   *  743 W King St.  *  $25 per adult; $15 students with ID  *  Must be 12 and, if under 18 with an adult.

 

 

 

About KFBuchsbaum

A lover of words, learning something new every day, exploring new places, and meeting people from different cultures is what feeds my spirit. One significant thing I learned from my years in market research is that time away from an experience dilutes the memories.  You lose the highs and lows and end up with middle-of-the-road impressions.  The reason I started to blog, was to capture experiences real-time, in the moment.  I hope my moments help you relive some of your own great adventures or maybe plan some new.

Posted on July 8, 2018, in North Carolina, Western, USA and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Sue Van Der Voort

    Great job Buchsbaum’s!! Sounds like a great time! We love escape rooms too👍

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  2. Bonnie Hutton

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

    Bonnie

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  3. Susan Elliott

    We will definitely try this! Congratulations on figuring it all out! Love that stuff 🤓

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