The Panic Room Harlow: The Tomb

By | March 20, 2019

by The Panic Room Harlow (website)

1-5 Harvey Centre Approach, CM20 1HF


2-8 players

60 minutes

HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDANCE: The entrance to The Tomb is through a crawl tunnel, if members of your party are uncomfortable with this there is an alternative access door to allow them into the game. There is a lot of sand in the room, please wear comfortable clothing you don't mind getting dirty. We are not responsible for any damage to your attire.
This epic immersive adventure will blow you away! Ever wanted to be like Indiana Jones and be in your own movie? This is your shot!
Your mission will be breaking into an ancient Egyptian tomb to try and make a massive discovery. The situation takes a turn for the worse, you are trapped inside so you will need to work together to escape or become part of history.
So explorers, can you escape The Tomb? Just remember...Don't Panic!
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Overall rating

Rated between 30 and 40 out of 5

based on ratings from 6 users
combined with 4 pro reviews

Player reviews

Matt C experienced says:


Story - you enter the tomb to find someone who been missing for a while you have 60 mins to get out or you will suffocate on sand (sound disgusting).

Theming - the game name says it all. If you hate sand then this room is not for you as there is alot of sand also it require to touch sand aswell. There was a few giant god prop but that's really it.

Puzzle - since it's an Egyptian room it's all about searching and looking for keys (every padlock require a key so look carefully. My main issue with this room is that not only that many puzzle don't stick out and it's very darkness making very hard to look around. There is one puzzle I really hate which require patient and luck both of them skills I suck at (I won't spoil the game).

Clue system - via Walkie Talkie.

Positive - the music was pretty good, our GM (Mitchell) was very nice and active making our experience alot more better and I like the story about this room.

Negative - the room is too dark, 1 puzzle which made me so frustrating as it requires luck, steadiness and patient, and most puzzle don't pop out so once you done 1 puzzle then you think now what?.

Overall experience - I really enjoy this room, if there was more theming, not dark and creative puzzle then I would love this room. I do recommend to bring at least 4 players if you're new to escape room for experienced players duo will work out.

Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Anouska123 rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Mike Smedley experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Zoe Bowles rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Barry Hammond experienced rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Jose Adrian experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5

Reviews by escape room review sites

The website description of The Tomb warns players that the entrance is through a crawl tunnel and that they should wear comfortable clothing they don't mind getting sandy. That right there should give a good idea of the thoroughly hands-on style of this game.
They're not kidding about the sand, there is an entirely literal two tons of the stuff, and at the game master's invitation we played barefoot. An Egyptian tomb is one of the classic escape room themes, and of the various such rooms I've p...
Two tonnes of sand, flowing puzzles and fun exploration during a game is hard not to love. Unfortunately there were too many parts that felt a bit stuck together with sellotape and sticky back plastic. Fun overall, but it wasn't quite the immersive adventure it deserved to be.
The Tomb had promise to be great, and it probably once was. For us, it needed some TLC to bring back those past glories. Still a room that will be a hit with the kids
We crawl through a tunnel where we reach a sand filled Egyptian tomb which we become trapped in. Do we have enough wits about us to escape?

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