the burial chamber, abandoned Mine, or Antarctic research station: The imagination in Escape Rooms are set no limits. In such puzzles, rooms, groups of players can work together to imprison, and to find the way out by solving puzzles.
Now another special Escape Room in Zurich: a discarded Tram, more specifically a car of the type with the nickname of "carp", built in 1962, stands in the tram Museum at the Depot castle-pointed. "This Tram is currently being rebuilt to an Escape Room," confirms Sarah Lüssi, Director of the Museum.
one-Hour mystery tour
The puzzle room in the Tram to get to the historic Depot suitable Story for it to ticket machines and bus stops will go. More Details Lüssi does not reveal. It is clear that players need to solve for the approximately one-hour Tour of a variety of puzzles to find the way out. The opening is planned in the coming spring. Customers can book the offer online, the price of admission should be such as in the case of the other Escape Rooms of between 20 and 30 Swiss francs.
For the installation of the Escape-Room is not damaged the Tram. Photo: Richard M. Gerbig
According to the Lüssi the "carp is sitting," with its Wood fit to drive, he would need a major Revision. "He would have been operational, would have the VBZ in the light of the tram shortage of safe use for it," she says. For the installation of the Escape-Room, the Tram is not damaged: "We build only a few seats to have more space. If necessary, everything can be put back in the condition it is in back."
The "carp" topsy-turvy, from 1959 to the tram network. In 2007, the VBZ wasted several discarded tram trains of this type in the Western Ukrainian city of Vinnitsa.
22 Escape Rooms in the Canton of
The cost for the renovation of the Trams will amount to approximately 20'000 Swiss francs, a Sponsor was found, according to Lüssi already. In the city Parliament, which has increased last week, the annual operating contributions to the tram Museum, to 60'000 185'000 francs, and joined the offer on appeal. The SP spoke of an innovative idea, with the help of the on a lot of voluntary work-based Museum could increase its utilization further.
However, the mystery room in the Tram faces tough competition. In order to Escape Rooms built in the past few years, a real Hype. Alone, in the Canton of Zurich there are currently 22 such rooms, 11 of them in the city of Zurich, as the Website Swiss Cape.ch shows. Across the country, there should be around 150 Escape Rooms – the trend continues to grow.
Thomas Niederberger, President of the Association of Escape Together, however, still no signs of a Market glut. "It still has space for vendors, we see the number of entries. The customers are thrilled." The idea of the Puzzles is quite simple: "It's about to kidnap people for an hour in a completely different world."
The planned offer in the old tram depot, he gives good opportunities: "such A historical building is perfect for a mystery room." Niederberger is reminiscent of successful Escape Rooms in the Netherlands, where players from a former prison, and a genuine safe space to release: "If the story is true, then the people will come."
Created: 05.12.2019, 09:15 PM