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Our Location

Live Action Escapes is located at 1 Exchange Place. The entrance is on Waldo Street.
Please call once everyone in your party has arrived.

1 Exchange St
Worcester, MA 01608

(508) 753-1856

We're Open

Business Hours

MON: Closed
TUE: Closed
WED: 2:00pm - 7:30pm
THU: 2:00pm - 7:30pm
FRI: 12:00pm - 8:45pm
SAT: 12:00pm - 8:45pm
SUN: 12:00pm - 7:30pm

Special Events, Corporate Outing and Team Building Events Available:
Tues - Thurs 11am - 8:00pm, Fri 11am - 8:00pm and Sat & Sun normal business hours.

Terms and Conditions

Waiver Form

By making your reservation everyone in your party has read and agree to our Liability Release Waiver.

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Booking Info

how to book

Choose your escape room

We have many themed rooms to choose from and we're always adding new games!

Choose the date and time

All of our escape games are open to the public Tuesday through Sunday. We are available for special private events Tuesday through Friday. Please see our Info/FAQ page for more information.

select the number of players

All games are automatically private! That means it’s only the players you booked for in the game with you.

Get your booking confirmation

Once you have completed your reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. If you need to reschedule your game please call us at (508) 753-1856

Find answers to all of your
questions here

IMPORTANT Changes and Updates

Effective 03/01/2023

  • Weekdays (Wednesday, Thursday) our games will automatically be PRIVATE, meaning it will be only the players you book for in the game with you. 
  • Weekends (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) games will automatically be PUBLIC, meaning there is the possibility that other players may join you.
    • If you would prefer to have a private game, simply check the option when booking your game. There will be an additional charge of $10 per empty spot. E.g. If you book for 2 players in a 6 player game on a Saturday, the cost will be $31 per player, plus $10 each for the 4 remaining spots bringing your total to $102 for a private game.
    • By selecting the BOOK ENTIRE GAME option, you are simply blocking out the remaining spots in the game to stop strangers from joining you. If you would like to bring additional players to your game, payment for the remaining balance will be due upon arrival.

You can read more about this on our Escape Blog.

How Do I Book An Escape Room?

You can easily book online by clicking here.
You can also call us if you need help or more information: (508) 753-1856

You MUST make a reservation in advance. No walk-ins will be accepted at this time.

How to Book in 3 easy steps!
Step 1. Choose your game from our Explore the Rooms page, click Buy Tickets
Step 2.
Select your preferred time slot from the menu
Step 3.
Fill in the required information and confirm your booking!


For other options, see our “How do I book a Special Event?” FAQ below.

How much do your escape rooms cost?

1-2 Players $31.00 per person
3-8 Players $29.00 per person

Large group discounts are available.

All tickets are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule your game please call us at least 24 hours in advance (508) 753-1856

When should I show up to play?

You should arrive at least 5-10 minutes before your games start time. Please call to notify your Game Master you are here once everyone in your party has arrived.


Please plan for time to park. We are located in the heart of downtown Worcester with a large number of event venues. There are plenty of paid parking options available in the immediate area. More details are outlined in your confirmation email.


If you arrive after the games start time, you may have a shortened game time or be turned away without a refund.
Please be advised that your games timer STARTS at the time listed on your reservation! If you arrive after your start time, you will not have the full 60 minutes.


NOTE: If you show up under the influence of any altering substance, the game master can turn you away without a refund. We will not be responsible for putting you, other players, or our team at risk in any way.

Do I have to fill out a waiver form?

Due to the current pandemic situation, in order to limit the touch surfaces and ensure social distancing policy, we are not requiring a waiver to be signed. However, by making your reservation, you are confirming that you and everyone in your party have read and agreed to the Terms and Conditions as well as the Waiver.

Are the doors really locked?

Yes (and no). All games that have a locked door also have a second unlocked door in case of an emergency.

Is there parking nearby?

There is on street metered parking, parking lots and garages all within walking distance of our building.

Who can play? What is your Youth Policy?

Our games listed as ‘Easy’ and ‘Moderate’ are designed for ages 8 and up. Games listed as ‘Challenging’ are recommended for ages 10 and up. However we are more than happy to have kids of all ages in any of our games.
When available, Cartoon Takeover! is only for kids 5-9 years old.

Anyone under the age of 16 MUST be accompanied by a paying adult. If all players are over the age of 16, an adult over 18 is not required. If your group arrives without an adult, you will be turned away without a refund or credit.

Will I have to solve the escape room with strangers?

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are PRIVATE games, which means it will be only those on your reservation in the game with you.
Saturday and Sunday are PUBLIC games, which means if you do not upgrade to a private game, there is the possibility that others may join you.

What is the Wheel of Prizes?

Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

1. Finish your game with more than 15 mins on the clock
2. 1 player in your group will get to spin the wheel
3. WIN!! (maybe…)


The wheel will have a number of different (rotating!) fun and exciting prizes like discount codes, free tickets and mystery prizes.

How do I book a Special Event?

Click on the type of special event below for more information about how to book.

Birthday Parties

Team Building Events

Large Group Events

Mobile/Portable Escape Game Events

Cartoon Takeover! Game

Who designs the rooms? Are they scary?

WE DO! All of the rooms, puzzles, and story lines at Live Action Escapes are designed and built by our in-house design team, led by the owners. Our rooms offer unique experiences that you won’t find at escape rooms in other locations. The games are designed to be mysterious and sometimes creepy, but there is nothing dangerous or scary unless otherwise noted.

Physical Accessibility

In order to enter our location, you will have to travel down a set of stairs to our hallway.
When you enter our business’ suit, we are located in a split level. The Lobby and one of our games is located on the bottom floor (down another set of stairs) and two of our games are located on the top floor (up from the lobby stairs, and up another set of stairs).

If anyone in your party requires special accommodations, please let us know in advance. We may offer an alternate entrance and may be able to change the check-in and instructions location to help suit your needs.

Please be advised that you will HAVE TO travel either up or down a small flight of stairs (5-7 steps) to enter any of our games.

Intoxicated Patrons

NOTE: If you show up under the influence of any mind-altering substance, the game master can turn you away without a refund. We will not be responsible for putting you, other players, or our team at risk in any way.

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The Owners of Live Action Escapes: Amanda, Mike and Sabrina


Live Action Escapes

You may have seen escape games featured on a reality TV show or in a movie, but now you can experience the fun in person!

Each of our escape games has a different theme to explore, with different puzzles, riddles & mysteries to solve.

Search the room to locate clues that will help you solve them and win the game.

It’s up to you to work together with your team to solve the mystery and escape before time runs out!

Can you make it, or will you be defeated by the clever Puzzlemaster?

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