Escape rooms are an engaging experience that brings people out of their shells to work and have fun with others. These challenges are a great way to spend free time while creating memories with colleagues, friends and family. Each escape room challenge is different from others, but they still share certain similarities. From the type of clues to the theme of the room, there are many popular escape room themes that you will come across.

Let’s look at 5 different escape rooms themes you may come across often.

5 Different Themed Escape Rooms

Prison escape

When you think about the idea of escaping, your mind may automatically think of a jailbreak. So, it is no surprise that the prison escape theme is commonly used for escape rooms. From having multiple players scattered through several cells to having to infiltrate the warden’s office to steal keys, there are many different scenarios that can be played out in a prison themed escape room.

Tomb escape

Escaping from a tomb, bring out your inner adventurer. The great thing about tomb escape rooms is the design factor. From spider webs to mummies, you never know what you will come across. The scenarios can also vary, but the most popular involves being an archeologist or adventurer looking for a hidden treasure that leads you into a tomb, and you must get out before it’s too late.

Save the Plane

Imagine you were traveling with friends when you are told that there is a hidden bomb on the plane and you need to find it and disarm it before the entire plane explodes. This is exactly what Save the Plane themed escape rooms is all about. This type of escape room is shoor to get your adrenaline running as your search the whole cabin to find the bomb. As everyone on board works together, they have to ask questions and investigate to find clues to the whereabouts of the bomb.

Alice in Wonderland

Even if you weren’t a fan of the Alice in Wonderland books, you will agree that it is a classic fairy tale. So, utilising wonderland as the backdrop to an escape room creates an unusual labyrinth that people need to get out from. The addition of numerous irregular items with strange colours, shapes and sizes as well as sensory mirrors and lighting can bring this fairytale to life and helps keep everyone on their toes. In some cases, you may be asked to get into character by dressing up in strange but fun costumes.

Pirate theme

Everyone played as a pirate when they were younger and the stories can go as far as your imagination will let you go. So, again it is no surprise that pirate themed escape rooms are extremely popular. From being pirates trying to escape off an island with treasure to being on a boat that has been cornered by a crew of unforgiving pirates, there are many storylines that can accompany a pirate themed escape room.

The above are just 5 of the more popular escape room themes, but definitely not a comprehensive list, bank heists and zombie apocalypse are also extremely popular.