The 10 Best Escape Rooms in Austin, Texas

The 10 Best Escape Rooms in Austin, Texas

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Texas is a pretty HOT place and so are Escape Rooms! They’ve been popping up all over the United States, especially in Austin Texas. Down below we’ve compiled a list of the best escape rooms in Austin, Texas.


 The Seventh Room

Taking the escape room experience to another level, The Seventh Room is a combination of traditional escape room games, choose-your-own-adventure stories and interactive theater. To make the experience even more unforgettable, a cast of improv-trained actors are armed with riddles, back-stories and clues to help guide players through the puzzles. Its general admission game takes players through four of the most popular rooms while the puzzle room challenge takes them to all seven.

The Escape Game Austin

One of the top escape rooms in the country, The Escape Game Austin is a fun, new, immersive entertainment concept that offers unforgettable experiences for all. The goal is simple: a group of two to eight people are trapped in a room and must work together to find a way to escape within 60 minutes. Whether solving a million dollar heist, decoding a secret service mission or navigating through a prison passageway, players are sure to have a real life adventure.

Austin Panic Room

Founded in July 2014, Austin Panic Room is the original escape game experience in Austin. Starting with just one room when it opened, it now offers four unique themed rooms that change every 10 to 12 months so that players can come back for new and fresh experience. Its current rooms are Prison Break, Abandoned School, Cabin Fever and Phase III: Human Trials.

Maze Rooms Austin

The future of interactive entertainment, Maze Room is a real life escape with two locations in Austin and Los Angeles. It has been featured in TV and radio shows as well as numerous print and online magazines. Like stepping inside a computer game, players are transported to another world and must work as a team to solve puzzles, explore clues and use available tools to find the keys and open the door to escape.


A highly immersive, real life, puzzle challenge, Perplexium is a high-tech escape room game found along Research Boulevard. It offers two fun-filled rooms that can be played by up to ten people. In “The Spy”, the players’ mission is to uncover a spy who has become a double agent and stop him from his evil plan while in “Rogue A.I “, players must bypass a rogue supercomputer and discover its secrets.

Puzzle Room Austin

Located in North Austin, Puzzle Room is a real life puzzle challenge. One of the favorites in the area, it has been awarded with the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor in 2016. It offers three unique themed rooms: Super Villain’s Hideout (30.44% Win Rate – Best time: 43:03), Wizard School (22.05% Win Rate – Best time: 44:58) and Wild West (21.19% Win Rate – Best time: 50:59).

15 Locks

One of Austin’s most immersive games, 15 Locks is a live-action adventure game where a group of friends, family members, co-workers or even strangers are locked in a room with only 60 minutes to escape. It offers the perfect venue for team-building activities, parties, special events, or just a place to go for a fun night out. It features three exciting rooms that can be played by up to 18 people: Escape the Manor, Frequency and Lab Rats.

11th Hour Escape

A premier escape room experience in Texas, 11th Hour Escape can be found in three convenient locations: Plano (Dallas area), Austin, and Corpus Christi. It is the first escape room to offer a choice of difficulty, whether new to the game (Level Easy), an expert who wants to be challenged (Level Difficult) or somewhere in the middle (Level Medium). Players can choose from two exciting themed rooms: Fallout Shelter and Pirate Captives (cosplay encouraged).

Lockout Austin

The first and only live action escape room in South Austin, Lockout Austin is situated in the city’s entertainment district. It offers a fun and unique entertainment experience for friends, family, tourists and co-workers. A team of up to eight players can choose one out of four thrilling rooms: Blue Meth Breakout, Casino Heist, WW3: The Conspiracy Theory and its newest offering, The Cursed Ship (AKA The Island).

Mystery Room Austin

Escape The Mystery Room offers the chance for players to become real life detectives. Channeling their inner Sherlock Holmes, Nancy Drew or Inspector Clouseau, players are trapped in a room and have 45 minutes to find clues, solve puzzles and decipher hidden codes to Escape The Mystery Room. It features seven unique themes: Escape from Alcatraz, Houdin’s Magic Cell, Special Agent, Treasure Island, Sherlock’s Library, Superhero’s Adventure and Black Ops.