Portsmouth's Premier Escape Experience


309 Jefferson Street

Portsmouth, Ohio


Tucked away in a corner of the historic Boneyfiddle district is an escape from reality, an escape from the ordinary. Deadbolt offers adventure and thrill in the form of 60 minute escape rooms and murder mysteries by appointment. Browse our rooms  and book a mystery for a thrilling experience right here in Portsmouth, Ohio. 

The Rooms

Click a room to find out more about that escape room adventure!

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Santa's Secret List

Wink the mischievous elf has placed your name on the naughty list! Break into Santa's secret study to find the list, and get back on the nice list before time runs out! 


You and your friends find yourselves blindfolded and handcuffed in a strange room...

Precinct 740

As the new recruits for Precinct 740, you have been assigned Portsmouth's most critical case... will you save your hometown?

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The Cabin

As you are hiking through the Shawnee State Forest you stumble upon a cabin. You are definitely lost so you decide to ask for directions...

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Castle Dracula

Escape the twisting corridors of the vampire's castle, you only have 1 hour till dusk...

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Castle Dracula

Escape the twisting corridors of the vampire's castle, you only have 1 hour till dusk...

Sunset Bar

The Curse of Tiki Island

What was meant to be a vacation in paradise is far from Hawaiian bliss... Our largest and most immersive room yet! 

What is an escape room? 


Escape rooms are a form of live entertainment where you and your friends will solve a series of puzzles in order to escape before time runs out. Discover clues and receive hints in the fully immersive environment of the Deadbolt warehouse. 

This is an live interactive event where you will be touching and manipulating items in a room. There will be no need for external items including cell phones or outside knowledge to solve any of the puzzles. Just bring you, and your friends for an "unplugged" entertainment evening! 

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"We did "The Cabin" escape... it was a great experience! Friendly staff and good location. Check them out!!!