Jail Break - Code 9 is the Ultimate in escape games! The game takes place in a REAL medieval type historic Jail that was built in 1876!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the address and contact info?
A: Old Paulding Jail, 112 South Williams Street, Paulding, Ohio, 45879
Contact us by email thejailer@jailbreakcode9.com

Q: How much does it cost?
A: $25 per person.

Q: What are the hours of operation?
A: Jail Break Code -9 operates 4 days per month at this time, Thurs-Sunday. The operating schedule can be found on the booking page for each given month. The Jail is private property and is not currently open to the public for walk ins off the street at any time. The Jail operates by reservations only.

Q: Will staff members hide and try to scare me?
A: NO. Staff members will be dressed in costume according to the current theme, however no one will "hide" and jump out from anywhere to try to scare you. Once handcuffed and or taken to the cell block for your lock down, no staff member will touch you. This is an escape game, not a haunted house attraction.

Q: Is the game wheel chair accessible?
A: The entrance to the Jail is, BUT, the cell blocks where the games are played are not. There are no elevators as the Jail was built in 1876. You will need to be able to walk up a flight of stairs to play the game.

Q: Can I bring a camera with me to my session?
A: NO. No electronic devices of any kind, including, cellphones, cameras and audio recording devices are permitted inside the jail. Please leave them locked in your car, or they will need to be left with a member of staff upon check in and will be returned to you at the end of your session. These items are considered contraband.

Q: Can I bring my purse, wallet or car keys in with me?
A: Any and all personal property you bring with you inside the jail will need to be checked in with a member of the staff as no personal property of any kind is permitted inside game play area. Your items will be secured in a locked area that has 24/7 video surveillance cameras. All personal property is considered contraband. Your items will be returned to you at the end of your session.

Q: Will I really be locked in a cell block?
A: Yes, you really will be locked in a cell block. You may also be handcuffed, chained, shackled, locked in a single cell or temporarily separated from the other team players.

Q: How early do I need to arrive before my session?
A: You need to arrive 15 minutes early to get checked in. Your game play will start on time. Once the cell block is locked, no one will be permitted to enter. You will not receive a refund if you miss your session time.

Q: What is the age requirements?
A: No one under the age of 13 unless you purchase all 8 tickets in a single session time. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Q: Will I be required to sign a waiver of liability?
A: Yes.

Q: Can tickets be bought at the door?
A: NO. All tickets must be purchased online in advance. Click the Book link near the top of this page to see available times.

Q: How do I win the game?
A: All team players must work together and escape together within the 60 minute time frame in order to win the game and be featured on our most wanted page.

Q: How many players are in each session?
A: Up to 8 players per session.

Q: Can my group play alone?
A: You must purchase all 8 tickets in a session time to ensure your group plays alone.

Q: Will I be video recorded during my session?
A: Yes. All areas of the Jail have video surveillance cameras that run 24 / 7

Q: If me and my group gets stuck, can we get a clue?
A: No. You don't get any clues to break out of jail. If you fail to escape within 60 minutes, we will let you out.

Q: If I have an emergency, can I leave the game?
A: Yes, the cell blocks are monitored at all times. If you have an emergency, we will let you out. Once we let you out, you can not return to the game. No refunds will be issued.

Q: Are there restrooms?
A: We suggest that you use the restroom before you arrive. But there is a restroom.

Q: If I damage, break any permanent structures such as walls, doors, windows, light fixtures, or equipment, will I be liable for the damages?
A: Yes, local law enforcement is right across the street. Need we say more.......




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