Frequently Asked Questions


What is 2nd Sanctuary?

2nd Sanctuary offers five experiences in one location: an immersive Virtual Reality experience, a live, one-of-kind performance, a themed escape room, an urban labyrinth, and a Zombie disco. Whether you enjoy one of multiple experiences, 2nd Sanctuary is different than anything you have done before!


When is 2nd Sanctuary?

The Philadelphia exclusive will run for a limited time only, from October 3 through November 3. Don’t miss out!

Do I need tickets?

Yes, there are three paid experiences for 2nd Sanctuary: Dancing Dead Live, Phantom Portal VR Telecom Tour, and Zoltan’s Zarkade Escape Room. The Urban Labyrinth and Zombie Disco are included with all tickets. The Disco is open to the public.

How does ticketing work?

The three paid experiences have specific starting times. When purchasing tickets, you can select from among available times. Combine two or more on the same evening and save! Click here for ticket packages (or here for single attractions).


How do I get there?

2nd Sanctuary is located at 2040 Christian St. in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of Philadelphia. Guests can get to the site through ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, as well as other modes of transportation.

SEPTA: Nearby bus routes: 7, 17, 64.

From I-76 W: Take exit 346A for South Street. Turn right onto South Street/South Street Bridge. Turn right onto S. 21st Street, and then turn left onto Christian Street.

From I-76 E: Take exist 346A for South Street. Turn left onto South Street/South Street Bridge. Turn right onto S. 21st Street, and then turn left onto Christian Street.


Is there parking?

Street parking is available, and time limitations end at 6 p.m.


What is your refund/exchange policy?

Due to the complexity of our schedule, tickets for 2nd Sanctuary are non-refundable. If you cannot attend, we are happy to exchange your tickets for another performance (at least 24 hours in advance).  To make an exchange, please email, and include your name, the date of your ticket, your telephone number, email address, and mailing address. You can also call 267-406-6080.


Is it appropriate for children?

2nd Sanctuary is recommended for ages 13 and up. Some experiences may not be suitable for all visitors. Virtual Reality experiences are rated PG-13 and may cause disorientation. One piece of Virtual Reality content contains partial nudity.


Is it ADA Accessible?

Performances take place on the 2nd floor; the historic building does not have an elevator.


What should I wear?

Zombie dress is encouraged, but dress comfortably and come wearing anything you want!


How early should I arrive?

All three ticketed experiences are timed. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early before your first event to ensure you don’t miss out on anything. Come early, stay late! All tickets include access to the Labyrinth of the Stone Cold Heart and the Zombie Disco.

Are there any special rates or discounts?

You can save by purchasing two or all three experiences for the same visit. If you have a group of 12 or more that would like to experience Zoltan’s Escape Room outside regular hours, please email

Can I take photos or video?

Yes! Please take photos and videos and share them widely! Follow JUNK on Instagram: @bsandersjunk; Twitter: @bsandersJUNK; and Facebook: @BrianSandersJUNK. Tag us with the hashtags #JUNK and #2ndsanctuary!


Are there places to eat and drink before and after 2nd Sanctuary?

There are restaurants and bars to choose from in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood that are within walking distance of 2nd Sanctuary. Check to learn more about the neighborhood.