Deciphered Roanoke offers an exciting new escape room experience in Downtown Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, an escape room is an adventure game where you’re placed in a themed room with other players and given a puzzle that you’re forced to complete to make it out of the room in a designated time limit. You work with the other players to navigate the puzzle and find clues that will lead you to the ultimate goal of escaping the room.

At Deciphered Roanoke, the escape rooms have a capacity of six people and you’re given an hour to complete the objective.


It’s a fun, challenging activity that is growing in popularity around the country. Taking on an escape room is a great way to test your problem-solving and communication abilities, both with family and friends or with a group of people you don’t know.

Whether it’s your first escape room or you’re an escape wizard who attempts these challenges at different rooms around the country, you’re sure to find something new and different about Deciphered Roanoke.

The team at Deciphered Roanoke is committed to creating unique rooms and puzzles that will push your skills of being able complete the task and escape the room within the hour time limit. Themes and puzzles will be changed regularly, offering you the opportunity to enjoy a variety of escape room experiences.


Checking out an escape room is a great way to spend part of your Blue Ridge Day in Downtown Roanoke, which also features a variety of local restaurants, shops and other attractions. Learn more by checking the blog post - Must See Main Street: Downtown Roanoke.

Make plans for some fun at Deciphered Roanoke and get ready to #UnlockYourPotential!

Here are some other details to help you plan your visit.

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Individual Rate: $20
Book an Entire Room (Capacity of 6): $100
Private Party Rates are also available for purchase and range from $400-$800.
Reservations are required.

Deciphered Roanoke is located in Downtown Roanoke beside the Wells Fargo Tower. The address is:
15 South Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24011

Deciphered Roanoke - Downtown Roanoke

There is Premier Parking lot directly behind the building at 19 Salem Avenue SW that charges $2 per hour. There is also parking available in the Tower Garage at 19 Norfolk Avenue - rates vary by time of day.

Private Events
Deciphered Roanoke is a great activity for a private event, party or team-building function. Private events must be booked at least two weeks in advance and packages range from $400 to $800. Visit the Private Event Packages page on the Deciphered Roanoke website for more information.

Kid Friendly?
There is not an age limit for the experience, but keep in mind that puzzles are designed for ages 10 and older. For anyone age 15 or younger who will be taking part in the experience, please plan to also have at least one adult participating in the room.

To learn more about this unique new experience in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, visit the Deciphered Roanoke website.