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The MacGuffin Project

205 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JU, England
+44 1202 290914
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Hen do

My bridesmaids made this part of my hen-do. We played in 3 teams as there were a number of us and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Victoria A
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Birthday Treat

We arrived to a warm welcome at The MacGuffin Project having booked our first “escape room... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rachael I
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The MacGuffin Project - An Escape Experience in the heart of Bournemouth. The MacGuffin Project offers an escape from reality by immersing you into the dark but beautiful world of the long forgotten MacGuffin Carnival. It’s down to you and your team to work together, unravel the mysteries and overcome the challenges that unfold before you. Interact with machines, communicate with lost souls and piece together the past as you race against time to complete your mission.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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205 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1JU, England
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+44 1202 290914
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My bridesmaids made this part of my hen-do. We played in 3 teams as there were a number of us and competed to see who could get out first. Everyone got out! Despite having a real mixture of people and ages, everyone had a great...More

Thank Victoria A
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Victoria A, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're really glad to have been a part of your celebrations and it's great to hear that everyone had such a great time. Sounds like your party have caught...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived to a warm welcome at The MacGuffin Project having booked our first “escape room experience” as a birthday treat. We had chosen the Magician experience and it was really easy to book online. After a quick form filling exercise to cover any medical...More

Thank Rachael I
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Rachael I, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We're really glad to hear that your birthday treat and first escape room experience were so enjoyable. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our carnival staff, they had a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

20 rugby stag lads on a Sunday morning seemed to get the cobwebs swept away by the MacGuffin crew!! Absolutely brilliant from start to finish! If you’re in the area it’s a must do! 19 of us had never done 1 before I think all...More

Thank deanjennings
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dean, Thanks for the great review! It was amazing having you guys in - incidentally just the kind of group we needed to kick start our Sunday morning! We're all glad you enjoyed yourselves so much and I'll be sure to pass your thanks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building looks exciting and the guy at reception was really friendly and helped get us ready for the adventure. The setting and props were all really good . Lots of detail and the challenges were hard. There were 6 of us and we just...More

Thank Michele M
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're all very pleased you had such a great time - everyone at The MacGuffin Project works very hard to bring the experience to life and it's amazing to hear...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like escape games, you definitely want to try The MacGuffin. Loved the dark, steam punk setting. We (two adults, two teenagers) booked online the night before.

Thank OleJD
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi OleJD, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. We're really glad you enjoyed your experience and loved our setting. We look forward to see you all again for your next adventure. Yours, Julie General Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for a mate's birthday. Had a great time at the MacGuffin Project, Dom and all the actors put together a great time, hope we'll be back to try out the other rooms soon!

Thank Elisha L
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Elisha L, Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad to hear the carnival folk looked after you so well. Apparently, despite the heat, you all did very well. We look forward to seeing you again for your next adventure. Yours, Julie General Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a friendly bit of competition, we went raced through the carnival escape room to fight for an office chair. Sad to say us nurses lost. This was an amazing night out, it was hilarious but stressful! We found parts difficult but it was a...More

Thank Gemma99007
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gemma99007, Thank you for leaving us such a wonderful review. It sounds like both teams did really well and I hope the doctors aren't bragging too much. We're really glad to hear you had a fun time, albeit a tad stressful. Our staff loved...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a mini-hen group of 3. 1 was new to escape rooms, 1 had experienced one before, and one has done 6 others. We all loved this room!! We did the MacGuffin room. As ever, can’t give anything away but the atmosphere was Electric...More

1  Thank Kathryn B
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kathryn B, We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. Thank you for your kind words and I will be sure to let Luna know how amazing she was. A lot of work has gone into the atmosphere...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to MacGuffin on a works trip out - was sooooooo much fun! Not going to give anything away but was tough but fun. We had a lot of laughs and would definitely return. One minor thing.... could do with some air-con... was too hot...More

Thank Sarahhh_412
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sarahhh_412 Thank you for your lovely review. We're really glad to hear you had such a great time on your work's trip out. We still have two more rooms for you to try, so be sure to visit us again soon. With the sunny...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good evening, good fun & great enthusiastic welcoming staff. We did the magician experience which was fun but quite difficult We needed a lot of hints but still good fun. A good evening outMore

Thank Helen D
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MacGuffin_Project, General Manager at The MacGuffin Project, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Helen D, Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review. The carnival staff are always excited to see fresh new faces. I'm glad to hear how welcoming they were and I'll be sure to pass on your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed...More

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AprilStratton
5 May 2018|
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Response from MacGuffin_Project | Property representative |
Our prices vary with different days of the week. Monday-Thursday we are £18 per person. Friday-Sunday we are £23 per person. Regards, The MacGuffin Team.
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tracey b
3 April 2018|
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Response from matron68 | Reviewed this property |
You probably could. Best thing to do is to give them a ring they are very friendly and helpful.
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