Picking the Right Escape Room Near You

It’s time to go to an escape room near you! Whether it’s your group’s first time escaping a room, or you’re seasoned pros, Mastermind Room Escape has a room for you. Here are a few tips to help you choose the best escape room near you based on your location, your group, and your desired creepiness and difficulty levels.

WHICH LOCATION?

Mastermind Room Escape has two locations, downtown St. Louis and St. Charles, MO. Our downtown location is conveniently located near the Gateway Arch and within walking distance of the St. Louis Convention Center. Our St. Charles location is conveniently located off of Highway 94 near restaurants and shopping.

ST. LOUIS, MO

ST. CHARLES, MO

BOTH LOCATIONS

KNOW YOUR GROUP

Groups of all sizes are welcome. Group sizes start at 2, and most rooms are designed to accommodate a max of 8-14 players at a time. Our head-to-head competition rooms hold up to 20 people. The rooms and clues are same. It’s up to you to see who escapes…first! Different physical abilities can be accommodated and chairs are plentiful. Both locations are wheelchair accessible.

GROUP SIZE (MIN-MAX)

COMPETITION OPTION

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

CREEPINESS LEVEL

We’re a family-friendly venue so none of our rooms are too scary or terrifying for anyone. Instead, some rooms are kind of creepy for entertainment purposes. Other rooms are not creepy at all. You’re not locked in the room.

NOT CREEPY

KINDA CREEPY

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

We have rooms that are great for beginners to advanced players. If you’re new to escape rooms please choose a beginner or medium difficulty room. We’ve also built difficult rooms and many seasoned players find our advanced rooms very challenging. Remember, not everyone escapes the room!

GREAT FOR BEGINNERS

MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

ADVANCED

OUR ESCAPE ROOMS

CARDINALS QUEST

It’s the 7th inning stretch in a tied game between the Cards and the Cubs. The lights in Busch Stadium have just gone dark. Being the #1 fan that you are, you decide to take a crack at figuring out how to get the lights back on. Be the hero and save the game!

ST. LOUIS, MO

GROUP SIZE (2-12)

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

NOT CREEPY

MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

THE CASTLE

Trouble is afoot in the kingdom! The Evil King has stolen the Good King’s crown. Jump into action and find the crown or the Evil King will control all the land! Have an affinity for all things medieval? This is the escape room for you. Dungeons and Dragons has nothing on this room. Designed for groups of 2-14 in a single room, up to 20 for head-to-head competition rooms.

ST. LOUIS, MO

GROUP SIZE (2-14)

COMPETITION OPTION

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

KINDA CREEPY

ADVANCED

CREEPY LAIR

Your group has been taken hostage by a psychotic serial killer! This room offers a high adrenaline group challenge that will test your critical thinking skills and out-of-the-box thinking.

ST. LOUIS, MO

GROUP SIZE (2-12)

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

NOT CREEPY

SUPER CREEPY

ADVANCED

DIAMOND HEIST

Diamond Heist is an exciting room escape adventure for lovers of movies such as “Entrapment”, “Ocean’s Eleven”, and “Heat”. And lovers of the book, “Confession of a Master Jewel Thief.” Whether you’re into the movies, the book or both, Mastermind Room Escape has created a room just for you and your treasure-thieving crew!

BOTH LOCATIONS

GROUP SIZE (2-10)

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

NOT CREEPY

MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

DAVINCI’S WORKSHOP

Far ahead of his time, Leonardo DaVinci pondered geometry, animal science, and mathematics to a level that perplexes us even today. Thieves are en route to DaVinci’s workshop to steal the Mona Lisa and you must stop them. Your team will be tasked with getting into the workshop, locating this famous piece of art, and escaping the room before the thieves arrive. Designed for groups of 2-8 in a single room, up to 16 for head-to-head competition rooms.

ST. CHARLES, MO

GROUP SIZE (2-8)

COMPETITION OPTION

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

NOT CREEPY

GREAT FOR BEGINNERS

THE ELECTRIC CHAIR

You learn that your friend has been framed for a crime he didn’t commit. Consequently, your crew must rescue him before he is executed by the electric chair. This room is fun for groups with people age 8+. While the theme may be thrilling, the room is not morbid or scary.

ST. CHARLES, MO

GROUP SIZE (2-12)

COMPETITION OPTION

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

KINDA CREEPY

MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

ELF ESCAPE

The Kringle 3000 (the engine that makes the sleigh fly without Christmas spirit) is on the fritz again. Buddy and his Dad are working to fix the engine as quickly as they can, but they may not finish in time! So, they need your help to get the sleigh going the old-fashioned way: with Christmas spirit, of course! Our St. Charles location accommodates up to 11 players at a time, St. Louis can accommodate 12 (please call ahead).

BOTH LOCATIONS

GROUP SIZE (2-11)

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

NOT CREEPY

MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

HOME ALONE

It’s Christmas Eve and you’re home alone. The Wet Bandits are primed and ready to try to get your stuff…and you. Your job is to stay in one piece, get access to the phone security system to call the cops for help, and get out before they take out their revenge on you.

BOTH LOCATIONS

GROUP SIZE (2-11)

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

NOT CREEPY

MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

SECRET SOCIETY

You’ve been researching a secret society, only to find out they were researching you! Today you were blindfolded and kidnapped by the secret society. You awake in an unfamiliar place surrounded by numerous mysterious objects and symbols. Your surroundings are reminiscent of an old, medieval castle and you must figure out what is happening. Designed for groups of 2-8 in a single room, up to 20 for head-to-head competition rooms.

ST. LOUIS, MO

GROUP SIZE (2-8)

COMPETITION OPTION

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

KINDA CREEPY

ADVANCED

THE SHED

The year, 1970. Your team of investigators is looking into a string of disappearances in the backwoods of Arkansas. While on your way to the area where the groups reportedly went missing you get a flat tire. The area you’re stuck in is coincidentally the area where the movie Deliverance was filmed…

ST. CHARLES, MO

GROUP SIZE (2-12)

WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY

SUPER CREEPY

MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

Mastermind Room Escape is the #1 rated Escape Room on TripAdvisor. We’re a family-friendly venue with two locations - downtown St. Louis and St. Charles. All rooms are suitable for people age 8+. We have 10 different rooms, including 2 seasonal Christmas rooms. Reservations are for 60 minutes for 2 - 12 people depending on the room. We also offer head-to-head competition rooms for groups of up to 20 people.