If you’re not familiar with the escape room concept, they break down like this: you and a group of friends get placed in a colorful, themed room packed full of clues that leads you to “escape.” Figure out the puzzle and get out before the ticking clock reaches zero, and you win!
For those of you visiting the Emerald City, there are plenty of escape rooms in Seattle to enjoy on your visit! Here’s our list of the top options for escape rooms in Seattle.
One of the many great escape rooms from the Quest Factor Escape Room chain, visitors can find this escape room in the chain’s South Lake Union location. The mission? Try to escape and save a princess before an evil space villain destroys her home planet. Go ahead and guess what movie this particular escape room is from!
Add in a little Nicolas Cage to your escape room quest. Inspired by one of the real cheesy movie pleasures of the new millennium, this intriguing escape room at the Quest Factor Shoreline location has guests looking for a purloined Declaration of Independence.
A mixture of alien adventure and steampunk, this room from Ninja Escape games has players disarming an evil, tentacled alien-dispensing “machine” before time runs out.
In this fun Redmond escape room by the Quest Factor escape rooms, players must retrieve the hero’s legendary hammer to help him defeat a band of evildoers. This fun escape room is the perfect option for those fans of popular comic book movies – or ones that are fans of Norse mythology.
For those that want a real dose of the Emerald City along with their escape room experience, the “World’s Fair Affair” is the place to go. Part of the Puzzle Break Seattle chain, this “love letter to Seattle history and culture” is a fantastic and fun room that’s a beautiful and informative capper for a trip to the city.
Based on the famous Jules Verne book, this aquatic adventure (taking place entirely on land, of course) requires the players to escape from the peril of the watery depths. This is another standout location on the Puzzle Break Seattle chain, this one on the heart of the Capitol Hill area.
One of the most popular escape rooms for the Puzzle Break Seattle chain, this room is the ideal spot for a night out with friends – or a team-building exercise with co-workers. Filled with trinkets and engaging clues, the escape from the “midnight carnival” is one of the most colorful adventures of all the escape rooms in Seattle.
This escape room from “Epic Team Adventures” is the must-go spot for anyone that’s a fan of Edgar Allan Poe or Gothic American-style mysteries. It’s one of the toughest escape rooms in Seattle, so it’s perfect for anyone that wants a real challenge with their puzzle room. The literary theme gives a very cool feeling to this room’s atmosphere.
One of the more morbid – but captivating – games in the Seattle area, this dark but fun game puts you in a locked-in mortician’s laboratory that players must escape from before the time runs out. It’s spectacularly decorated and designed.
Take a trip to the islands in the middle of Seattle with the “Vault of the Volcano God” escape room from Epic Team Adventures. Another colorful and fun room, this escape is a different twist on the traditional style with scoring “points” instead of merely escaping.
In the authentic style of the great “bank heist” movies, this room from Seattle Escape Games puts you amid a fun, high-energy caper. It’s not the best game for beginners – this is a difficult one – but it’s great for anyone that needs a mind-teaser.
One of the trickier escape rooms in all of Seattle, this challenging and fun game is a pulse-pounding thriller that puts the player in the position of an abductee that must escape from their captor. Not for the faint of heart!
Abracadabra! The other favorite from Locurio, “The Vanishing Act” brings your escape room team to explore the dressing room of a famous magician. It’s one of the best escape rooms in Seattle.
A standout from the Fremont-area Ninja Escape games, these hilarious (and slightly scary) escapes come in two different versions – the original “Trapped in a Room With a Zombie” and “Trapped in a Room With a Zombie II: Still Hungry.”
One of the more creative escape rooms in Seattle, this epic Ninja Escape game puts players on a time-traveling pirate ship called “The Revenge” to try to steal a magical crystal.
From “The Escape Artist” escape rooms, Dive to Atlantis is a full-motion escape room experience that has players try the solve a puzzle and unlock a famous relic of the lost city.