Re-Openning our services as of Friday July 17, 2020

We are excited to announce that as a part of stage 3 re-opening phase we have got the go ahead to open our indoor escape rooms and virtual reality experience. Our outdoor advanture will also remain open.


We have implemented changes to our games and procedures based on Covid-19 Safety Rules and guidelines provided by Peterborough Public Health. Please familiarize yourself with these changes here.

Please book our indoor escape rooms only with a team within your social bubble and stay home if you feel unwell. Otherwise, book your adventure online,  We can't wait to see you .


Please note we will be open by advanced appointment only. So make sure to book your experience with us in advance.

Our OUTDOOR adventure is open NOW!

Just like you, we cannot wait to have our indoor escape rooms open when the time is right. But the good news is, Back To The Past, our new outdoor adventure game is open for booking.


Check out here for more information.

We have implemented Covid-19 Safety Rules as per guidelines provided by Peterborough Public Health. Please stay home if you feel unwell. Otherwise, book your adventure online, grab your phone, wear comfrotable shoes, and come enjoy some outdoor escape game.

Peterborough Escape Room, Virtual Reality (VR) & Board Game Cafe

Lift Lock Escape in downtown Peterborough Ontario is an entertainment hub with 3 distinct fun filled activities:

Escape Rooms:

At Lift Lock Escape you will be placed into a story, in which you have to find hidden objects, figure out clues and solve puzzles using strategy, creativity and logic in order to achieve your objective within the defined time limit.


Lift Lock Escape is also equipped with cutting edge virtual reality systems, and a large catalog of games. Come fight zombies, fly over the grand canyon, fire a bow and arrow to defend your castle, or maybe just check your house out in Peterborough; all in 3D and HD. You won't believe it until you try it.

Board Game Cafe:

Come with a friend or 3 and try an old favorite game from long ago or one of many award-winning games from around the world.

Lift Lock Escape is the perfect destination for a fun night out alone, for date night, with family and friends, or your next professional corporate team building event. 

Come check us out. You'll be glad you did.

About Us

Our goal is to provide fun, out of the ordinary entertainment to the good people of Peterborough Ontario. Making our customers happy is our number one priority. Our business was founded to bring to Peterborough entertainment experiences that typically can only found in big cities.
We offer Escape Room, Virtual Reality (VR) gaming and a Board Game Cafe all in one location in the heart of downtown Peterborough Ontario. We are steps away from the main city transit center, and close to all the bars and restaurants on George street.


Looking to have some fun?

From Escape Rooms  to Virtual Reality and Board Games. There is always something for you to try at Lift Lock Escape. 

To know more about our escape rooms, virtual reality, or other services, simply click on each item.

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A historic walking adventure through downtown Peterborough

  • 90 minute Outdoor Escape Room Adventure. 

  • 2-4 People.

  • Fun for all ages

  • Requires Walking

  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Peterborough Judgment Day Escape Room

Will you be able to save mankind from nuclear Armageddon? Put yourself to test.

  • 60 minutes of Escape Room Adventure. 

  • 4+ People Required.

  • Accommodates up to 8.

  • Difficulty Level: Medium/Hard.

  • Watch Escape Room's trailer here.

Peterborough Escape Rooms

Discover the secrets of Thomas Edison's Office

  • 60 minutes of Escape Room Adventure.

  • 4+ People.

  • Accommodates up to 6.

  • Difficulty Level: Hard.

A unique team-building event

LIFT LOCK ESCAPE welcomes you to book your next private party with us. LIFT LOCK ESCAPE offers:

  • Prime location downtown Peterborough: close to all the bars and restaurants.

  • Exclusive Use of our lobby: Hosting up to 30 people, suitable for catering (No outside drinks allowed).

  • Virtual Reality Experience: 2 stations.

  • Escape Room Experience:  4 rooms with maximum capacity of 8 each.

  • Huge Selection of award-winning board games: more than 150 games and counting!

  • Variety of soft and alcoholic drinks.: Domestic and Local beer, wine, mixed drinks, etc.

We require at least 48 hours notice for booking, rescheduling, and cancellation of large group reservations (>10 people). 

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From old to new

Come with a friend or 3 and try an old favorite game from long ago or one of many award-winning games from around the world.

Check our list of board games below:

Immerse yourself in one of the many virtual reality games in our library.

Come use our virtual reality system to have the experience of a lifetime. 
From action game to relaxation, there will be a game to fit your desire.

Peterborough Final Crusade Escape Room

Can you find the Holy Grail and keep it out of the clutches of evil?

  • 60 minutes of Escape Room Adventure.

  • 2+ People.

  • Accommodates up to 6.

  • Difficulty Level: Medium.

Peterborough Superjail Escape Room

Can you get out in time?

  • 60 minutes of Escape Room Adventure. 

  • 2+ People Required.

  • 4+ Recommended.

  • Accommodates up to 8.

  • Difficulty Level: Medium/Hard.

Here For You

We have variety of snacks, Paninis, and soft drinks. 
Also, we are licensed with a wide selection of beer, wine, etc



Interactive fun perfect for all generations of the family! Specially after receiving our family discount (All kids 50% off, when booked in company of two adults)


This will be the most thrilling 60 minutes you can spend with your friends. You can also take advantage of our VR stations to make your experience even more unique.


A escape room would be the best way to practice team building, logic, and reasoning skills. Contact us to arrange your next corporate team building activity.


If you are here to visit some family or friends, or are just visiting our beautiful Peterborough, LIFT LOCK ESCAPE will help take a fun memory of this city away with you.


You can always stop by on your own and try our cutting edge virtual reality system with tons of applications and games. Come fight with zombies, work as a mechanic, fly over grand canyon, or maybe just check your house out in Peterborough, all in 3D and HD.


LIFT LOCK ESCAPE is the best location to book your next private party, from bachelor/bachelorette parties to birthday parties. Contact us to arrange your private booking.

"Believe you can and you're halfway there"
Theodore Roosevelt
"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation"

Peterborough Indoor and Outdoor Escape Room, Virtual Reality, & Board Game Cafe

Perfect place for corporate outings, birthday party, private events, team building, bachelor/bachelorette party

PTBO's place to have fun and play games

Wondering what to do in Peterborough? Or looking for fun things to do in Peterborough? You've come to the right place.


351A George Street North, Peterborough, ON, K9H3P9, Canada