Escape The Past

Escape The Past LTD is an escape room company seeking to create a real sense of time and place, inspiring players to learn more about Edinburgh’s history.

Escape The Past

About Escape The Past

Basement 1 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh South EH8 9BX
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Escape The Past LTD is a new escape room company co-founded by a Chris Wood, an Edinburgh University History graduate, and Zahra Chaudhri a medical doctor.

They believe that escape rooms offer a great but often neglected opportunity for immersive storytelling. Rather than relying on clichés and gimmicks, they seek to create a real sense of time and place, inspiring players to learn more about Edinburgh’s history.


'The Anatomist' is their first project, combining their interests in Edinburgh’s History and Medicine with a love of great escape rooms:

Set on the edge of Edinburgh's old surgical district, The Anatomist invites you to descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you enter the study of a 19th century anatomist.

How has Dr Malcolm been procuring bodies for dissection? What research takes place here late into the night? And what terrible 'crime' did Mr Patterson witness that caused him to flee in fear?

Dr Malcolm's journal will reveal all, if you can find it before he returns...

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Upcoming Events at Escape The Past

Halloween @ ‘The Anatomist’ Escape Room

Halloween @ ‘The Anatomist’ Escape Room

1st October 2021 - 31st October 2021

With the nights drawing in and halloween just around the corner, what better time to take on Edinburgh's spookiest escape room 'The Anatomist' at Escape The Past.
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Escape the Past: The Anatomist

Escape the Past: The Anatomist

1st November 2021 - 30th April 2022

Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.
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