Photo by Michelle Calabro

Escape My Room Opens in New Orleans

There’s one room in New Orleans that you’ll want to escape, but you may not know how.

Escape My Room, Photo by Michelle Calabro

Photo by Michelle Calabro

Escape My Room, an interactive game and museum in the U.S. Postal Service building on Loyola Avenue, opens today.

In the game, seven players are placed in a room and must work together to discover clues and solve puzzles in order to escape the before the time is up.

Escape My Room will grow to form a collection of various escape rooms, all centered around a fictional New Orleans family whose home was demolished to make room for the new hospital complex in Mid-City.

The escape room concept is based on popular video games, and escape rooms have spread around the world since their emergence in Japan in 2013.

Created by Andrew Preble, son of Abita Springs artist, Abita Mystery House proprietor and Bobby Lounge manager John Preble, Escape My Room has touches of the elder Preble’s signature southern gothic kitschy roadside attraction style.

Escape My Room is located at 701 Loyola Avenue.

Timed entry tickets can be purchased online at for $28 per person.