✔ Thirst for adventure & challenge
✖ Being Jewish
✖ Knowing anything Jewish
✔ A great team
✔ Grit and passion
✖ History or trivia knowledge (if you snoozed through high school history class, this place is for you.)
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The best escape rooms we have ever done!
“We are a group of four veteran escape room aficionados. We [have] escaped from submarines, insane asylums, jail cells, zombie rooms, etc. These rooms top them all. I heartily recommend these escape rooms to everyone.”
- S. M.
As if we went back in time
“A Jewish themed escape room based on a fascinating true story that will appeal to ALL cultures….we really felt as if we were back in time and part of the experience. [It is] a memorable, fun and exciting experience.”
Discover the roots of a baffling, mysterious looking culture.
Relish a thrilling experience - minus the horror and gore.
Gift yourself with invigorating, delightful fun that leaves you feeling GOOD.
“As an escape room enthusiast who has done 311 games, I loved the way this medium was used to tell an artistic and deeply personal story, something I have not seen done anywhere else. [Both} rooms were [very] enjoyable, highly original experiences.”
- Shawn Elisha Simmons
Hi! I’m Gamliel Beyderman, a data scientist, history nerd, and founder of the Peddlers & Parchment Escape Room.
I try to personally greet our dear visitors and introduce them to the complex backstory of the rooms.
Feeling stuck on a portion of the game? Simply motion to the camera and I'll give you just the right clues you need to proceed. Our clues are not just about escaping, they are about the personal growth this amazing medium supports!
This is no cold NY tourist experience - I will make sure you'll feel right at home!
“Dance of the Bear”
Legend of The Shpoler Zeide
Do you know what secrets are hidden in your past?
Join Dr. Jeffrey Paull as he journeys to the past through his family tree - straight to his holy ancestor, the Shpoler Zeide. Relive the heart-pounding Legend of the Dancing Bear.
In this room, immigration, the American melting pot and the power of sacrifice merge in a multi-layered story of humanity and love.
“Love the narrative created for this Escape Room. Make sure you shore up on your dancing techniques beforehand!” - Yosef W.
“Bridge of Embers Room”
Is there a value in your life you’d sacrifice anything to uphold?
Take an explosive, mind-stretching journey spanning centuries. Hurtle through time from the Crusades until the Holocaust to find the greatest treasure of the Jewish people.
Race against the clock to solve challenging puzzles and save priceless manuscripts from the flames of the Holocaust.
Spectacular Outing For
Great for all ages.
We had a fantastic time. Great activity for all ages. Everyone participated. Thanks for a really fun, family experience!
- Golda Gross
Youth & Adult Groups
Coolest way to learn about history.
“[I]t's the coolest way to learn about histor[y.] We didn't know much about Judaism but we loved the escape room. It was definitely an upper class [experience.]”
Corporate Team Building
We were laughing and scrambling for answers!
Went with 3 coworkers on our day off from work. As busy, working moms, we all enjoyed this refreshing but stimulating activity. We were laughing and scrambling for answers. It was so fun! And we escaped in time!
- Brocha K.
Schools and Camps
Very interactive & a great learning experience.
I'm a special ed teacher and thought the escape room would be a great way to strengthen communication skills, working together, language skills and frustration tolerance. It was all that plus!! It was also such a confidence booster for my student! It was really fun, challenging and a great way to spend the day. Very interactive and a great learning experience.
- Debbie L.
Amazing reunion for the entire family.
Was an amazing reunion for the entire family - we rented both rooms and had 24 players. We ended with a pizza party in the party room. The owner is incredibly helpful and attentive! The next day we received an email with video highlights from our adventure, really a nice touch!
Beautiful, Artistic Environment
You will love Peddlers & Parchment’s facilities!
Fresh, clean rooms
Modern, themed decor
Pristine, wheelchair accessible bathroom
Party room available for parties or events following your game.
The heart of Brooklyn's Kosher food center!
Culminate your visit at Peddlers & Parchment with a stop at one of the numerous nearby kosher eateries.