Skurrilum is a Live Escape Game developed by the creative heads at Hamburg’s “Schmidt Theater”. In the middle of the Reeperbahn, five elaborately designed adventure rooms await explorers, thinkers and dreamers of all ages! There are no countdowns, no clocks and no losers! Our philosophy is good stories and lots of fun. Only with intuition and brains teams will become true heroes in Hamburg’s Top Escape Game. This is Escape Adventure at its best!

Choose your preferred room and off you go!

3-6 people | ideal for 4 players | from 14 years
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Ghost Hunter Ernie Hudson
and the Zoo of Death

A new case for ghost hunter Ernie Hudson and his team. The investigation will take you to the abandoned sandy bay zoo. It is said that strange noises can be heard between the cages and gates at night. A case for real professionals! Do you have the courage to take on the case? The story is also told using radio play elements. Look forward to various locations, countless effects and lots of surprises. Note: Both “Ernie Hudson” games can be played independently and do not require any prior knowledge.

This Room is not accessible and not suitable for physically impaired players. * * Not suitable for People with a Peanut Allergy.

4-8 people | ideal for 5-6 players | from 14 years
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Ghost Hunter Ernie Hudson
and the Wailing Woman

Our series “Ghost Hunter Ernie Hudson” is the first mix of escape game and radio play. Over five different locations, a drama with breathtaking effects, and a story full of excitement beckons. Be enchanted, enter the old villa of the frightened Mrs. Bunbury – and set out in search of the wailing woman. The story is also told using radio play elements. Voted 1st Top Escape Room 2018! Note: Both Ernie Hudson rooms can be played independently of each other and do not require any prior knowledge.

This Room is not accessible and not suitable for physically impaired players. stroboscope effects are used.

2-6 people | ideal for 3-4 players | from 14 years
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New in 2019: The Phantom Island

For bone collectors and treasure hunters! This escape game has been extensively renewed in 2019 and takes you to the mysterious Phantom Island – into the moldy shelter of a long-dead sailor. The poor soul was shipwrecked several hundred years ago on the godforsaken Phantom island and struggled to survive. You are now the first team of intrepid specialists to observe this weird and spooky island. But beware! The island is not as idyllic as it appears.

This room is not barrier-free

2-8 people | ideal for 4-5 players | from 14 years
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Malvinis Legacy

Germany’s most magical Live Escape Game invites its visitors into an enchanted magic chamber to solve mysteries bordering on the edge of the occult – the ideal activity in Hamburg for team building, bonding with the family, and company outings! Enter the enchanted study belonging to stage magician Edgar Malvini, and search for the Book of Immortality. Your task is to discover whether his legacy is just a bunch of tired old tricks or real, authentic, sorcery.

This room has no restrictions

4-8 people | ideal for 5 players | from 18 years

Guschi’s Seedy Cellar

Our absolute classic! This game takes you into the red light milieu of the 80s. . It’s about sex, and drugs, and money! Your aim is to break into the notorious neighbourhood pub/brothel – ‘Guschi’s Seedy Cellar’, struggle through various torture chambers and porn cabins, whilst searching for 30,000 Deutsch Marks. This experience (like many on the Reeperbahn), is only for visitors over 18 years of age. Some exceptions may be agreed, if you contact us in advance.

This room is not barrier-free / This game is only available in German


The Creators

Lukas Nimscheck

Lukas Nimscheck is a presenter, musician and filmmaker. In 2015 he was awarded the Hamburg Music Prize with his band “Deine Freunde”. He has also worked as a songwriter for artists such as “Arctic Circle 18” or “We Are Heroes”. From 2013 – 2015 he moderated the ARD children’s show Tigerentenclub. As a TV director with his own production company, he creates advertising and reportage formats for a wide range of clients.

Corny Littmann

Corny Littmann is a theater producer, actor, director and entrepreneur. In 1988 he founded Germany’s most successful private theater – the Schmidt Theatre. Born in Münster, he was awarded the Adolf Grimme Prize in 1991 for the Schmidt Midnight Show, and in 1999 he was also awarded the “Hamburg Entrepreneur of the Year” award. Littmann was president of FC St. Pauli from 2003-2010.

Heiko Wohlgemuth

Heiko Wohlgemuth is an actor, author, songwriter and translator. His musical “Heiße Ecke” has run in the Schmidt TIVOLI on the Reeperbahn for 12 years straight, with uninterrupted success. As well as numerous other successful plays that he has written, Wohlgemuth is also responsible for the translations of Broadway successes such as Hairspray, Sister Act, Legally Blonde, Shrek and Aladdin.