Unlocking Ely

Unlocking Ely - a Bafflements outdoor game presented by Ely Museum with the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

At a special introductory price, a fabulous adventure quest for the whole family. Presented by Ely Museum with the support of The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

“Help me please! I work at the museum. I picked up a bunch of old keys, and the museum key was mixed up with them. They dropped through a hole in my jacket, and now they’re scattered all across Ely! Can you find them and bring them key back to me, please?”


What: A fun challenge combined with an easy, informative stroll through some of Ely’s beautiful sights. Ideal for anyone aged from 8 to 80 to discover this beautiful city and its historical highlights.
When: Any time during daylight hours.
Duration: 60 – 90 minutes average (no time limit).
Starts from: Ely Museum, The Old Gaol, Market St. Ely CB7 4LS
Difficulty: Easy

What do I need?

  • A fully charged smartphone (Android or iOS).
  • A team of enthusiastic detectives (any number can play, with up to 6 phones linked to the same game).
  • The Roamr app, a free download from the App Store or the Google Play Store.

This is a self-guided game played on the Roamr mobile app. An exciting challenge and intriguing story are combined with images and directions, taking you to key points around the location to find the solutions to a series of puzzles. You can play the same game on up to 6 phones per team, with the next puzzle unlocking automatically as each one is solved. Hints are available to help you out if you need them, so you’ll never get stuck.


£9.99 – special introductory offer – limited games at this price!