Top 10 Houston escape room gift ideas
The holidays are coming to Houston and since it might not be as easy to shop in person in 2020, we have some highly rated escape room gift ideas that you can order online!
Locktopia Escape Room gift voucher
Our number one pick would be a Locktopia Escape Room gift voucher (check our promo codes page for discounts). Sure, we are biased since we own our favorite Houston escape room, but our players seem to agree as well. Order the Locktopia Escape Room gift voucher for friends, family, co-workers, D&D players, Harry Potter fans…whoever you think likes to solve challenging puzzles in a stimulating visual effect setting.
The next escape room gift ideas are all Amazon’s Choices or best sellers on the site and can be shipped straight to you or the gift recipient. Perfect activities to play when you are waiting for Locktopia Escape Room Houston to open! When our front doors are unlocked (we don’t actually lock you in the escape rooms), you will be prepared to face Jeffrey, our Spellcaster escape room giant skull!
Exit: The Secret Lab | Exit: The Game – A Kosmos Game
This family-friendly, card-based at-home escape room experience is for 1 to 4 players that are ages 12+. The game maker says it will take 1 to 2 hours of playing games. Much like Locktopia’s own Antidote escape room, this game takes place in a lab. Just so you know, an app is not required, but this game is one play only since you must mark up, fold and tear the game pieces to play.
Think Fun Escape The Room The Cursed Dollhouse
In Escape the Room: The Cursed Dollhouse, players explore a mysterious three-dimensional dollhouse, solving puzzles in search of a way to escape. Five rooms, each containing objects to investigate and multiple puzzles to solve, will keep players engaged through two hours of play. We should warn you, this escape game comes with lots of pieces. Ages 13 and up.
ThinkFun Escape the Room Stargazer’s Manor
This escape game reminds us a little of Disney’s Haunted Mansion! Set in the late 1800s, the house of a town’s well-respected astronomer has been having stranger things happen to it since the passing of his wife. You must solve the mystery of Stargazer’s Manor. Based on the name, you might want to fire up your vinyl and jam out to a little Ritchie Blackmore and Dio from there Rainbow days. For ages 10 and up.
Scooby-Doo: Escape from The Haunted Mansion
If you grew up in Houston, you might have watched Scooby-Doo! re-runs on 20Vision KTXH! Now play as the beloved characters of Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, and Fred to solve the mystery of Lady Fairmont’s ghost. 1-6 players, ages 8+
Now here are some escape room gift ideas that will challenge your brain and will prepare you for your time at Locktopia Escape Room Houston. You have to be sharp when playing our puzzles! Plus, build your child’s self-esteem with some family bonding time with challenging games.
The Cranium Game
The Cranium Game includes 600 mind (and body) challenges. Players team up and complete hilarious activities from 4 categories. Since the activities span talents, every player can have a chance to show off what they’re good at — whether it’s spelling, sculpting, puzzling, acting, or humming. This game can be played by two players up to teams. Ages 16+
Riddles and Brain Teasers For Kids
This book promises to be the “Greatest Collection Of Logic Riddles For Expanding Your Mind & Boosting Your Brain Power.” It’s 102 pages and aimed for readers ages 4 to 11.
Educational Insights Kanoodle
This brain twisting 3-D puzzle game says it is for kids, teens & adults and features 200 challenges. Using combinations of colored connected beads, players complete colorful puzzles in two unique formats: tricky 2D puzzles and twisted 3D pyramids. The manufacturing recommended age is for 7 months to 8 years.
Peaceable Kingdom/ Gnomes at Night
Gnomes at Night is a cooperative search-and-find maze game where players work as a team to maneuver the magnetic gnome movers around the maze. Work together in this quick-thinking communication game where every second counts! Ages 6+
Funko Pop! – Funkoverse Strategy Game: Harry Potter #100
Locktopia Escape Room Houston’s Spellcaster fans will probably love this Harry Potter game. Go on a magical adventure with your favorite Hogwarts witches and wizards with Funkoverse, a strategy board game that brings the worlds, characters and stories you love home for you to enjoy again and again.
BONUS escape room gift ideas!
Retro Series Clue 1986 Edition Game
If anything captures the start of the escape room ethos, it has to be the original Clue board game! This version is the Retro Series Clue game that looks like the 1986 edition with classic wood tokens, retro weapons and die. If you really want to go down the rabbit hole, then watch Clue The Movie starring Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd and Michael McKean. The board game is Ages 8+