Escape …if you can.

The lock clicks shut behind you and the countdown is on. Start scouring the room for clues to solve the puzzles and find the key to get out… before the clock hits zero. Are you up for a historic challenge? Gather a team and see if you can puzzle your way out of these fun national historic site escape rooms!

Klondike National Historic Sites

Yukon
A North West Mounted Police hat with historic handcuffs on a wooden table

Catching the Klondike killers
There has been a murder in the Klondike goldfields and the Northwest Mounted Police need your help to catch the killers. Locked inside an office in the Commissioner’s Residence, you have only one hour to capture the murderers and escape the room. Do you have what it takes to solve this real murder mystery, investigated in Dawson City over one hundred years ago, and earn the official NWMP certificate of genius?

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

Newfoundland and Labrador
Woodcarving

The Test of Tykir
Grapes have been discovered in this wondrous new land! Tykir, servant to the Leif Eriksson family, has found them and only he knows where they are! Tykir has a map to find the grapes locked away and only those with sharp wit and a keen eye can retrieve it.

No gimmicks, gadgets or hidden rooms – just you and up to three of your friends with 45-minutes to escape. Solve all of the puzzles to unlock the six wooden boxes before time runs out!

Fort St. James National Historic Site

British Columbia
Men's House beside fish cache

Escape the Fort Challenge
Test your knowledge of Fort St. James by answering a true or false question in each building. Answer every question right to “escape” and win the challenge! Think you can handle the pressure?

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

Nova Scotia
Millennials play Escape Louisbourg at Fortress of Louisbourg

Escape Louisbourg
When the visitors are gone, action awaits. Immerse yourself in the 18th century atmosphere of Louisbourg at Night.

Travel back in time and solve a mystery with elements of Louisbourg’s actual history! The theme changes every year, so the fun never stops!

Theme Release coming soon!

Fort Malden National Historic Site

Ontario
Escape Room Festival at Fort Malden National Historic Site

Escape Room Festival
Can you escape from one room? How about four? Enjoy the thrill of escaping, entertainment, games and food at Fort Malden’s annual escape room festival.

Are you up for the challenge?

Closed for 2021

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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Nova Scotia
Children spying on 78th Highlander in Orderly Room, part of Citadel Adventures Program

Citadel Adventures
Want to solve a 19th century mystery? Search the citadel and foil the enemy’s plans before it’s too late! Designed for kids aged 9 to 15, solve six puzzles and complete your secret mission to receive a reward. Pick up your spy kit and booklet at the Information Centre.

Fort Malden National Historic Site

Ontario
A soldier looking down at Fort Malden National Historic Site

Murder mystery
Channel your inner detective and take part in a murder mystery with a historical twist! Explore the fort to uncover clues and interview suspects to find the guilty party.

Closed for 2021

Woodside National Historic Site

Ontario
A brother and sister playing with Victorian toys

Murder mystery
Woodside National Historic site is back this year with another murder mystery for you to unravel! Explore the historic grounds to uncover clues, interview suspects and catch the killer before they strike again. Prizes to be awarded for some and fun to be had by all!

Closed for 2021

Fort George National Historic Site

Ontario
41st Regiment soldier

Murder mystery
Join Fort George National Historic site for an exhilarating night! Major Blue is looking for some keen detectives to solve a classic who-done-it murder mystery with a historical twist. Explore the Fort to uncover clues and interview suspects with the hopes of finding the guilty party!

Closed for 2021

HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Ontario
Young visitors dressed up as new recruits in the Mess Deck

Murder mystery: Death on the deck!
Join HMCS Haida National Historic Site for an exciting, immersive murder mystery with a historic twist! In this classic who-done-it, you’ll interrogate suspects and look for clues as you assist the detective in putting the pieces of this mystery together. Prizes to be won and fun to be had by all!

Closed for 2021