Escape Room frequently Asked Questions

What is an escape room?

An escape room is an activity in which the players solve a variety of fun cerebral and physical puzzles using leads, clues, and physical objects they discover as they explore inside the room itself. The room has an engaging theme. The players are given a time limit to reach their ultimate objective to “escape”.

When can we go?

We are usually open 7 days a week. Times vary depending on day and time of year. You may click the “book now” button for the escape room you are interested in just to check available dates, times, and the current number of participant spaces available at a particular time.

Any age requirements?


For our Untouchables room the minimum age is 12 years old. Minors under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult (21+). 

Where is it?

Allegany Museum Building

3 Pershing Street. Cumberland MD 21502

Room 306, 3rd Floor

How long does the escape room last?

We ask you to be here 15 minutes before the start time to get checked in. You will be in the room for up to 60 minutes. From arrival to departure, expect to be here about 90 mins.

Where can I park?


Free parking after 5pm and weekends in the main lot of the museum or on Pershing St.

Weekdays metered street parking  or the pay lot ($1 per hour) across from the museum - 13 Canal Street