The Skurrilum is a Live Escape Game developed by the creative heads at Hamburg’s Schmidt Theatre. IIn the middle of the Reeperbahn, four lavishly designed adventure rooms in the middle of Hamburg’s Reeperbahn offer Treasure Hunters, amateur Private Detectives and Dreamers of all ages a fascinating smorgasbrod of countless puzzles and special effects! Dive into the lovingly designed mini-universes that offer a series of cerebral surprises for an hour, (that feels like ten minutes). Armed purely with your intuition, gut feelings, and logical brain – it is essential that you get out in time.

Choose your preferred room and off you go!

Special offers for the Skurrilum

Tuesday & Wednesday from €18.50 p.P.

Information about your visit
3-6 People | The Radio-Play-Escape-Game | 14 years and above

Ghost Hunter Ernie Hudson
and the Zoo of Death

Ghost Hunter Ernie Hudson gets a second case!
Break into the abandoned Zoo of Death and decipher it’s dark secrets. Somewhere between the cages and the gates a terrible truth is awaiting. This game is narrated in the style of a radio drama and uses various radio play elements. It requires players in good physical condition and with nerves of steel. Are you feeling courageous and up to the task?

This room has restrictions and is not suitable for physically challenged or very large players

4-8 people | The Radio-Play-Escape-Game | 14 years and above

Ghost Hunter Ernie Hudson
and the Wailing Woman

Our new baby! We proudly present a new world first: “Ghost Hunter Ernie Hudson” – it is the first ever combination of an Escape Game and a Radio play. Over five different locations, a drama with breath taking effects, and a story full of excitement beckons. Have you ever dreamed of playing the leading role in a drama full of suspense? Try it – Skurrilum 2.0!

This room has restrictions and is not suitable for physically challenged or very large players

2-6 people | Perfect for Beginners | From 10 years and above

The Phantom Island

For Bone Collectors and Treasure Hunters! This Live Escape Game takes you to the mysterious Phantom Island – the musty hideaway of a sailor who died many many years ago. 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 has no restrictions

3-8 people | From 12 Years onwards | English version available

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 | 18 years and above

Guchi’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 – ‘Guchi’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 has no restrictions


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.

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