New York City Escape Rooms

Find escape rooms in New York City

Yes, you’re in the right place! Welcome to the most comprehensive index of escape rooms in New York City.

New York City is the largest city in the U.S., covering 305 square miles (790 km2) and housing over 8 million inhabitants. As one of the key cultural hubs in North America, the city offers some of the finest restaurants, theater, museums, and attractions you’ll find anywhere.

With escape rooms gaining in popularity throughout the United States, it’s no surprise that you’ll find some of the country’s best escape rooms in New York City.

Whether you’re new to room escape games or you’re a seasoned pro, you’ll be challenged and delighted by the escape games in New York City’s five boroughs.



Escape Rooms in The Bronx

Escape rooms in the Bronx
The Bronx is known as the home of the New York Yankees and the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States.

At the moment, nobody seems to have opened an escape room in the Bronx, but that’s sure to change as this unique form of entertainment gains in popularity.

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Escape Rooms in Brooklyn

Escape rooms in Brooklyn
Visitors to Brooklyn will find attractions that appeal to all age groups. This borough features parks and museums, breweries and historic tours, and a new amusement park on Coney Island! You’ll also find some particularly creative escape room themes here.

Komnata Quest

Escape room location: 52 Kents Street, Brooklyn, New York
Price per person: Between $28 and $38, depending on day of the week and time of day (with the exception of Boxed Up)
Duration: 60 minutes (with the exception of Boxed Up)
Other locations: Komnata Quest also has games in Manhattan and Long Island City, as well as locations in 27 cities across the United States, Europe, and Russia.

Theme 1: Boxed Up
Setting: A box. That you’re trapped in.
Objective: Get out of the box that you’re trapped in.
Players: Private game for 2 players
Duration: 45 minutes
Price per person: Between $32 and $43, depending on day of the week and time of day

Theme 2: The Robbery That Changed the World
Objective: Break into a high security bank safe and steal a valuable package
Players: Private game for 2 to 5 players

Theme 3: Room 1409
Setting: A mysterious hotel room
Players: Private game for 3 to 5 players

Theme 4: The Impossible Murder Mystery
Setting: A psycho killer’s lair
Objective: Figure out how a serial killer continues to commit crimes from solitary confinement … and who’s next on his list
Players: Private game for 3 to 5 players

Theme 5: Seven Sinful Pleasures
Setting: A den of iniquity
Objective: Gather evidence of a public figure’s illicit behavior
Players: Private game for 2 to 5 players

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Escape Rooms in Manhattan

Escape rooms in Manhattan
New York City’s smallest borough offers some of the most iconic NYC landmarks and attractions. Here you’ll find Central Park, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Statue of Liberty, and more. You’ll also find a number of escape games with a variety of themes to choose from.

Clue Chase

Escape room location: 1114 Avenue of Americas, New York, NY 10036
Price per person: $29

Theme 1: The Lost Spy
Setting: October 1963; Agent Redwood’s office
Objective: Uncover the Soviet plot before it destabilizes our way of life
Players: 6 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 2: Egyptian Tomb
Setting: March 1891; interior of a Pharaoh’s tomb
Objective: Escape with the treasure before you’re trapped forever
Players: 4 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Theme 3: Ultimate Heist
Setting: A cat burgler’s vault
Objective: Steal the treasures the cat burgler stole before you’re caught
Players: 4 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Escape Entertainment

Escape room location: 39 West 32nd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001
Price per person: $29
Players: 2 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)
Other locations: Escape Entertainment also has a location in London.

Theme 1: Manhattan Mayhem
Objective: Stop a siege and save the city from destruction

Theme 2: Prohibition Pandemonium
Setting: 1920s speakeasy
Objective: Find the back exit and make a run for it before the coppers catch you

Theme 3: Alien Attack
Setting: A space station
Objective: Get to the escape pod and blast off before the space station self destructs

Escape Games NYC

Escape room location: 79 Leonard St, New York, New York 10013
Price per person: Between $26 and $50 depending on the number of players
Players: Private games for up to 6 players

Theme 1: Detective Story
Objective: Find the evidence needed to convict a mob boss

Theme 2: Outer Space
Objective: Repair your spaceship or float in space for eternity

Theme 3: John Doe
Objective: Figure out what your creepy neighbor is up to before he comes home

Theme 4: The Experiment
Objective: Escape

Escape the Room NYC

Neighborhood: Escape the Room NYC has locations Downtown and in Midtown
Escape room location: Downtown: 107 Suffolk Street; Midtown: 31st and 5th Streets
Price per person: $28 plus a service fee

Theme 1: The Rec Room
Escape room location: Downtown
Players: 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 2: The Theater
Escape room location: Downtown
Players: 12 (for a private game, book all 12 spots)

Theme 3: The Office
Escape room location: Midtown
Players: 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 4: The Agency
Escape room location: Midtown
Players: 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Theme 5: The Victorian Home
Escape room location: Midtown
Players: 6 (for a private game, book all 6 spots)

Theme 6: The Dig
Escape room location: Midtown
Players: 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

59:59 Room Escape NYC

Escape room location: 38 W. 32nd St 6th Floor (between 5th Ave and Avenue of the Americas), New York NY 10001
Price per person: $28 plus taxes and a service fee
Players: 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 1: Escape from the Hound of the Baskervilles
Objective: Get out of the room you’re trapped in so you can join Sherlock Holmes on an adventure

Theme 2: Escape of the Three Little Pigs
Setting: The Big Bad Wolf’s magical forest

Theme 3: Escape from the Chamber of Dreams
Setting: Edgar Allan Poe’s dreams

Go Escape NYC

Neighborhood: Koreatown
Escape room location: 38 West 32nd Street, Suite 1507 (between Broadway and 5th Avenue), New York, NY 10001
Price per person: $28

Theme 1: Six Days
Objective: Escape from the lab where you were created before someone catches you
Players: 6 (for a private game, book all 6 spots)

Theme 2: Zombie Jailbreak
Objective: Rescue hostages and escape from jail before zombies eat your brains
Players: 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Hoodwinked Escape

Neighborhood: Harlem
Escape room location: 151 West 116th Street (Historical Graham Court), Harlem, New York
Price per person: Between $25 and $28 depending on the number of players

Theme 1: Asylum
Setting; An abandoned morgue
Objective: Figure out which of the people in the room killed John Doe
Players: 2 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Theme 2: Hangover II: New Mission
Setting; College – in 1999
Objective: Find the stolen school mascot statue before the dean arrives
Players: 2 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Theme 3: Military Mission
Objective: Complete a search-and-rescue mission before your superiors abort the operation
Players: 2 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 4: Spirit of Harlem
Objective: Find and escape with a priceless treasure
Players: 2 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

 

Komnata Quest

THIS LOCATION DOES NOT SEEM TO BE OPEN YET.
Other locations: Komnata Quest also has games in Brooklyn and Long Island City, as well as locations in 27 cities across the United States, Europe, and Russia.

 

Mission Escape Games

Neighborhood: Chinatown
Escape room location: 55-59 Chrystie St, Ground Floor #106 (between Canal St & Hester St), New York, NY 10002
Price per person: $28 plus service fee (with the exception of Escape the Darkest Hour)
Other locations: Mission Escape Games also has a location in Flushing, Queens.

Mission 1: Escape the Initiation
Objective: Solve a series of puzzles to prove you worthiness to join a secret society
Players: 6 (for a private game, book all 6 spots)

Mission 2: Escape the Hydeout
Setting: Dr. Jekyll’s Victorian mansion
Objective: Figure out what happened to Dr. Jekyll before Mr. Hyde shows up
Players: 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Mission 3: Escape The Darkest Hour Part II: Slaughterhouse
Objective: Escape a psychopath’s lair before he returns
Players: Private game for 1 to 6 players
Price per person: Between $30 and $180 depending on the number of players
Note: This is a private, horror-themed game played in the dark with flashlights.

Mission 4: Escape the Nemesis
Objective: Prevent your spaceship from crashing to Earth or … crash to Earth
Players: 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Mystery Room NYC

Neighborhood: Midtown
Escape room location: 365 7th Avenue, 2nd floor (between W 30th Street and W 31st Street), New York, NY, 10001
Price per person: $28 (taxes and fees included)
Players: 1 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 1: Chapter 2: Biotech Labs
Objective: Find an evidence disc and get out of the building before the security system alerts the authorities

Theme 2: Chapter 3: Cafe Belim
Objective: Figure out why the cafe was closed (hint: a biohazard may be involved)

OmEscape

Escape room location: 325 W 38th st, Store 2, New York, NY, 10018
Price per person: Between $33 and $38 depending on the day of the week
Duration: 70 minutes
Other locations: The Omescape brand has over 30 franchise facilities around the world.

Theme 1: The Penitentiary
Objective: Escape from the prison cell before it’s too late
Players: 9 to 12 (for a private game, book all 12 spots)

Theme 2: Laboratory of Biohazard
Setting; A biolab hidden in New York’s sewers
Objective: Find a cure for a deadly neurotoxin before Dr. Snake unleashes the biohazard on the city
Players: 4 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Theme 3: Room X
Setting; Two rooms in two different time periods
Objective: Return space-time to normal or be trapped in another dimension forever
Players: 8 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Paradiso Chapter 1

Neighborhood: Koreatown
Escape room location: You will receive instructions on where to meet upon purchasing tickets
Price per person: $50
Format: Paradiso is an immersive theatrical experience that combines puzzles, special effects, and interaction with actors.
Duration: The entire experience from beginning to end lasts approximately 90 minutes.
Players: Participants are given access to the show in groups of 10.

The Room

Escape room location: 334 E 20th St, New York, New York 10003 (look for the sign on the red door)
Price per person: $25
Duration: 66 minutes

Theme: The Room
Players: Private game for 2 to 8 players

Room Escape Adventures

Escape room location: 355 7th Ave., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001
Price per person: $28 plus a service fee
Other locations: Room Escape Adventures also has locations in Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Columbus, Seattle, and Dallas.

Theme: Trapped in a Room with a Zombie
Objective: Get out of the room before a zombie eats your brains
Players: 12 (for a private game, book all 12 spots)
Of interest: Other escape game owners throughout the world are also licensed to offer the “Trapped in a Room with a Zombie” game.

Riddle Me Out

Escape room location: 435 Fifth Ave, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Price per person: $38

Theme 1: Alice in Wonderland
Setting; A land filled with wonder and strangely familiar characters
Objective: Return to reality
Players: 2 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

Theme 2: Jailbreak
Objective: Prove you’ve been framed for a crime you didn’t commit
Players: 2 to 6 (for a private game, book all 6 spots)

Theme 3: Bank Heist
Objective: Steal as much money as you can before the security system comes back online
Players: 2 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

X-Room NYC

Escape room location: 277 Grand Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10002
Price per person: $28

Theme 1: The Stalker
Setting; A kidnapper’s creepy house
Objective: Track down a kidnapper before he harms the ‘napped children
Players: 2 to 6 (for a private game, book all 6 spots)

Theme 2: Top Secret
Setting; Military intelligence headquarters
Objective: Find and steal a file that implicates a traitor in your ranks before he returns
Players: 4 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 3: The Mystery in Archaeology
Setting: A mysterious underground tomb
Objective: Rescue an archaeologist and his assistants before they run out of air
Players: 6 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)

Theme 4: Prison Break 2.0
Setting: POW prison
Objective: Escape before you’re executed
Players: 4 to 8 (for a private game, book all 8 spots)

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Escape Rooms in Queens

Escape rooms in Queens
While you’re in Queens, you can visit Flushing Meadows–Corona Park for sports, entertainment, and relaxation or catch a Mets game at Citi Field. Or give a few escape rooms a try!

Challenge Escape Rooms

Escape room location: 40-18 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY 11361
Players: 1 to 10 (for a private game, book all 10 spots)
Other locations: Challenge Escape Rooms has two more locations in Franklin Square and Rockville Centre, Long Island.

Theme 1: The Virus
Objective: Find an antitode to the deadly virus you’ve been injected with
Price per person: $28

Theme 2: Sweet Shoppe
Objective: Find your misplaced key and get out of a bakery before you miss your chance to participate in a baking competition
Price per person: $28

Theme 3: Halloween Edition: Zombie Nation [OPENS OCT. 1]
Objective: Escape from a biolab before an evil scientist turns you into a zombie
Price per person: $33

I Survived the Room

Escape room location: 4711 Van Dam St., Long Island City, NY 11101

Theme 1: Club Escape
Setting: A nightclub
Objective: Get out before a mob boss returns and sends his goons to “take you for a ride”
Price per person: Between $25 and $30 depending on the day of the week

Theme 2: The Sanatorium
Setting: Toxico Sanatorium
Objective: Get out of your handcuffs and escape
Price per person: Between $25 and $30 depending on the day of the week

Theme 3: Zombie Experience – FRIDAY NIGHTS ONLY
Setting: An asylum filled with zombies
Objective: Find the antidote and make it out alive
Price per person: $20
Note: This is an active, full-contact experience; zombies will touch you if you let them get close enough.
Duration: 30 minutes

 

Komnata Quest

Escape room location: 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City, NY 11101
Other locations: Komnata Quest also has games in Brooklyn and Manhattan, as well as locations in 27 cities across the United States, Europe, and Russia.

Theme: Saint Angelo’s Castle
Setting: A dungeon in which thousands of Inquisition victims met their deaths
Price per person: $28
Players: Private game for 2 to 5 players

 

Mission Escape Games

Escape room location: 134-26 Northern Blvd. (between Prince St and College Point Blvd.), Flushing, NY, 11354
Price per person: $28 plus service fee
Other locations: Mission Escape Games also has a location in Chinatown.

Mission 1: Escape Plan II
Objective: Rescue a hostage from a private prison
Players: 4 to 5 (for a private game, book all 5 slots)

Mission 2: The Dungeon of Elements
Objective: Abscond with the treasure before you run out of air
Players: 4 to 7 (for a private game, book all 7 slots)

Mission 3: The Da Vinci Obsession
Objective: Uncover a historian’s secret
Players: 4 to 7 (for a private game, book all 7 slots)

Mission 4: Curse of the Pharaoh
Setting: King Tutankhamun’s tomb
Objective: Find the Book of the Dead before the pharoah’s curse takes your soul
Players: 4 to 7 (for a private game, book all 7 slots)

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Escape Rooms on Staten Island

Escape rooms in Staten Island
Take the ferry from Manhattan to Staten Island, where you’ll find opportunities to explore attractions for all ages, including the Staten Island Zoo, numerous museums and historic landmarks, the Franklin D. Roosevelt boardwalk and beach, and the Yankees’ single-A ballclub.

Amazing Escape Room

Escape room location: 585 N. Gannon Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
Price per person: $30
Max. Players: 12 (for a private game, book all 12 slots)

Theme 1: The Diamond Mine
Objective: Find a lost treasure and exit the mine before your oxygen runs out

Theme 2: The Heist
Objective: Rob the Staten Island Bank and get away with as much cash as possible

Theme 3: The Detective’s Office
Objective: Find Sherlock and crack the case he was working on when he disappeared

Theme 4: Super Hero Alley
Objective: Figure out where a supervillain is holding a damsel hostage

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