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- Covid pass Escape room Paris : mandatory at the Lock Academy? -

11 August 2021

**** Update March 2022: the Health Pass or Vaccination Pass are no longer requested since Monday March 14, 2022 **** The widespread of the Covid pass and Vaccination pass raises a lot of questions. Do we have to show a pass in order to play at the Lock Academy? For over 12 years old, it’s mandatory! Let us explain why! The sanitary situation caused by Covid 19, definitely changes the way we plan our favorites hobbies. Our indoor activity establishment did set up a strengthened sanitary protocol as soon as it re-opened mid-2020. However, the widespread access to the vaccination has changed the government strategy. Indeed, at first in many cultural, entertaining sites, and then for all the bars…

Meilleur Escape Game Paris 2020 pour Lock Academy

- Lock Academy wins Award for Best Escape Game Brand in Paris Region 2020! -

21 October 2020

In 2019, the Awards were presented during a live ceremony at the Paris Game CaféThe Good Game. The Lock Academy had received two awards. For its 2020 edition, the escape game awards were live streamed on Facebook! As a result, our brand was nominated for the most prestigious trophy: best Escape Game in Paris – Ile de France, for the third year in a row! The Escape Game Awards, renowned reference to elect the best escape rooms Professor Lock and his team at the Escape Game Awards Created in 2015 by the Escape Game review blog EscapeGame•fr, the Escape Game Awards are as of today, the only event that puts in competition…

Mesures sanitaires Coronavirus Escape Game Covid 19

- Coronavirus – Exceptional sanitary measures for our Escape Room -

2 June 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic in France, the Lock Academy – Escape Game Paris takes sanitary measures to slow down the COVID 19 Virus’ propagation. The coronavirus changes everyone’s habits. Every shop, indoor leisure activities and Escape Rooms need to take rigorous and responsible measures to try to stop the Covid 19 from spreading throughout the population. Concerned about the health of its players and team members, the Lock Academy Paris will establish actions to protect everyone as soon as it reopens: Hydroalcoholic gel at the entrance of our two Parisian locations at Boulevard de Sébastopol and Châtelet-Les Halles, as well as at the entrance of our Escape Rooms. Each participant has a new mission before taking part in their…


- Corporate Escape Room – Team Building activity directly in your offices! -

28 January 2020

Looking for an original and surprising Team Building activity? Lock Academy Paris helps you to organise a Corporate Escape Room in your facilities with our Work & Fun Package! Call on the Lock Academy for your corporate Escape Room Paris! Our new nomadic investigation, Operation Mindfall, is the solution for your original Team Building! With several years of experience in the field of escape rooms and corporate events, the Lock Academy has been recognised as the Best Escape Room brand 2019 of the Parisian region. We offer to help you organise an Escape Room corporate event in your facilities for your team meetings or business seminars. In addition, Operation Mindfall is available to play both in French and in…

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- Gift Box Escape Room Paris to win: Lock Academy is 4 years old ! -

11 October 2019

To celebrate its 4th birthday since opening, Lock Academy thanks the fantastic players that solved our mysteries. For a chance to win an Escape Room Paris Gift box enter our Facebook contest! An Escape Room gift box for the 4th birthday of the Lock Academy – You probably didn’t know this, but the 10th of October 2015 is a special date in international detective history! Indeed on that glorious day, the doors of the Lock Academy opened for the very first time at 25 rue Coquillière, 75001 Paris and we welcomed our first players Escape Room Paris. Launched by Laurent Ifrah and Romain Santiago, this original school has grown steadily since. Now, with a dynamic…

- Secrets Escape Game – Virtual Tour of Lock Academy Paris -

26 September 2019

The Lock Academy reveals its secrets Escape Game and welcomes you for a virtual tour of our two Parisian facilities! Also available on Google Maps. Welcome to the prestigious institution founded by Professor Lock. We are delighted to let you to discover our two Parisian facilities through our virtual tours. They are located rue Coquillère in the 1st district of Paris and boulevard de Sébastopol in the 2nd district of Paris. They house many secrets Escape Game for you to discover ! Are you an Escape Room or Murder Party fan? Come  discover our thrilling scenarios set in a detective school! Explore our facility with our virtual tour and try to discover…

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- Hidden experience in Paris – Pass your Detective Examination! -

15 July 2019

Want to follow the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes? Showcase your investigation abilities? The Lock Academy top Escape Room Paris, launches its Detective Examination for all curious minds! THE EXAMINATION – Detectives are conquering the world ! Worldwide interest for detectives and mysteries is stronger than ever. International phenomenons such as the recent Pokemon Detective Pikachu movie are just a beginning! Opened in 2015, the Lock Academy is an ambitious Escape Game Paris were players of all ages become students in our Prestigious Detective School. Our thrilling 7 mysteries are designed as life-sized Cluedos which are full of surprises. In teams of 2 to 6 players, our apprentice detective can test their investigation skills in our rooms decorated like…


14 June 2018

ESCAPE ROOM EVENTS – BIRTHDAY PARTY, HEN PARTY, STAG PARTY AT THE LOCK ACADEMY Are you celebrating a birthday? A hen party, a stag party or a happy event?! Head to the Lock Academy – Escape Room Paris! For any occasion, an Escape Room is always the perfect activity to celebrate an event like a birthday in a unique and entertaining way and will surely make your day an unforgivable experience! On top of your investigation with a team of 2 to 6 people, our Escape Room provide the kit of the perfect detective which will delight your friends, colleagues or family of detectives! You are kind of greedy and you want to leave the Lock Academy with a…

- Discover The Day Of A Game Master – Lock Academy Escape Room Paris -

29 May 2018

Game Master: this word implies a particular job; discover the inside out of our escape room Paris through the overview of two of our Game Masters of the Lock Academy. The job of Game Master is all about assist the player from his arrival at the Lock Academy until he’s leaving. The goal is to put the player in a life size investigation which will make him believe he has to solve a case. It’s not only about welcoming the player, it’s also creating a unique environment, speak with them, and have a good time of laugh and sharing. Having an important role in your adventure, the Game Master is responsible for your safety… and your good time! Today you…

Le professeur Lock de la Lock Academy - Escape Game Paris mène l' enquete dans les rues de Paris avec Operation Mindfall

- Top 5 of the most beautiful monuments to see on the operation mindfall – treasure hunt paris -

9 May 2018

Maybe you already heard about it: Lock Academy – Escape Room Paris launched it’s first investigation outside, available all the weekends, Operation Mindfall! Unusual investigation of 80 minutes, a mix between Escape Room, treasure hunt in Paris and discovery of the heritage, Operation Mindfall put you in a spy’s shoes. Your mission ? Save the world of course! With tools like a GPS-located tablet and a state-of-the art spy’s kit, you will have to with a team of 2 to 5 players check carefully your surrounding and cleverness to resolve the puzzles of this treasure hunt! From this day you can discover those sites where you will stop during your journey on this treasure hunt in Paris. TOP ESCAPE ROOM…


27 April 2018

FOR IT’S 2017 EDITION, LOCK ACADEMY WON TWO PRIZES AT THE ESCAPE GAME AWARDS, ORGANISED BY THE WEBSITES OF REVIEWS FOR ESCAPE ROOM ESCAPE GAME PARIS, POLYGAMER, ESCAPE GAME BLOG AND ESCAPE ROOM TOULOUSE! Thanks to the 10 000 saved votes, the Lock Academy managed to receive the award “Best Game Design” for it’s investigation “Little Miss Lock”, already winner of the prize “Best Storyline” in 2016, and the award of “Best Business” of Escape Room in Île-De-France! The Professor Lock is delighted! LOCK ACADEMY – ESCAPE ROOM REWARDED BY IT’S PLAYERS! We take the opportunity with those two victories, which make the Lock Academy the escape room of Paris the most rewarded, to thank MAPS, our astonishing decorators, and…

- Our players give you their reviews about the Lock Academy -

28 November 2016

In just one year, the Lock Academy: most prestigious detective school in the world, has welcomed over 15 000 new students! YAY!!! The joy of our players is really important and our true motivation. This is why we do everything we can to make their experience unique and highly entertaining! Detective newbies or confirmed, many gave us their Enquêteurs débutants ou déjà aguerris, beaucoup d’entre eux nous ont fait parvenir leurs avis escape game! This is why we offer you the opportunity to discover why our school is one of the best Live Escape Game in Paris. Here’s a selection of the best reviews on our escape game from TripAdvisor, Facebook, twitter, and our ratings on Topito and Escape Game Paris!…

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- Why should you organize a Team Building at Lock Academy ? -

7 November 2016

You are planing an activity with your company? Here’s the proof by 5 that our live escape game paris will answer your needs. #1 BECAUSE ESCAPE GAMES ARE A-MA-ZING! Newbies or fans, the Team Building escape game will render you addicted! Divided in 4 to 6 groups, your team will have one hour to solve one of our investigations. An entertainment that builds team spirit, cohesion, cooperation and offers true moments of fun. #2 BECAUSE WE ALL WANT TO BE DETECTIVES! You want to challenge your analytical mind? Go to the Lock Academy! With your detective hats, our escape game Paris welcomes your company. Up to 18 players can come at once, divided in 1,2 or 3 escape rooms.

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- The Lock Academy’s gift box is ready! -

21 October 2016

You think that one of your friends or family member could become a great detective? Your search for the perfect present is becoming a real brain teaser and you want your gift to stand out under the Christmas tree? You would like to offer an original and personalized gift? The Lock Academy’s gift box is THE ideal present! As intriguing as it is elegant, the gift card Lock Academy contains as many mysteries as the Professor Lock’s detective school! The director of the academy invites you, after having read a confidential letter, to solve a riddle that only the most curious will be able to! With the help of a magnifying glass and black light…

Qui est à l’origine de la Lock Academy ?

- Who’s behind Lock Academy? -

29 October 2015

A lot of motivation, supportive relatives and help from experienced professionals : here is the recipe that Laurent Ifrah, 30, and Romain Santiago, 27, used to bring the Lock Academy to life. Both gameaholics, they were among the first players to discover the first Parisian Live Escape Game, only a few weeks after its opening. Laurent and Romain have immediately fell in love with this new concept and they decided to quit their jobs to embark upon the great adventure of entrepreuneurship. This is the starting point of a long-term endeavour to raise funds and realise their dream. Friends, family and a bank, all of them gave the two entrepreneurs their trust. A final…

- The Secrets of Lock Academy -

29 October 2015

While nothing shows through the rooms of Lock Academy, they’re actually full of secrets, each of them more unpredictable than the one before : secret passages, movie-like special effects, powerful smart objects… To give players the most original experience possible, the Lock Academy counted on Labsterium, a company created by two French craftsmen : Christophe (designer, creator) and Nicolas (special effects specialist, engineering). Imagined and made to measure, the creations of these two passionates are really surprising, just like they come out of a fantastic universe. Labsterium is a young company that worked for clients like Ubisoft, the National Monuments Centre and the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie. Nicolas…

- Alan Fairbairn, the Actor who plays Professor Lock -

29 October 2015

Even though he’s about to become an inspiring influence for thousands of players, Professor Lock is not real! Behind this colourful character is… A colourful man! Born in England, Alan Fairbairn, movie and theatre actor, lives in France since 1985. He notably played in Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard by Luc Besson, in Désaccord Parfait, a French movie starring Jean Rochefort and Charlotte Rampling and in Two Brothers by Jean-Jacques Annaud. He also played in numerous performances and currently performs The World of Harry Stork, his third solo show.   With his made in UK accent and his expressive face, Alan personifies a both troubling and intriguing, passionate and conniving Professor Lock. During…

- What is a Live Escape Game? -

29 October 2015

63 million visitors each year in French musems (1), 208 million cinema tickets sold in 2014 (2) ; French people still love traditional cultural hobbies. However, new kinds of leisures and experiences have appeared in the last few years. Among these, creative leisures (such as cooking lessons, mixology, DIY, etc.) together represent 1,25 billion euros of revenue each year in France (3). New phenomenon coming from Japan and Hong-Kong, the Live Escape Game is one of the newest kind of these leisures. Reaching Europe in 2011 in Budapest, then in London since 2012, it’s inspired by point-and-click video games, in which the gamer uses his environment to solve enigmas. Transposed in a…

La Lock Academy est prête à accueillir les apprentis détectives

- Join the most prestigious detective school, Lock Academy! -

29 October 2015

Newcomer in the world of Live Escape Games, the Lock Academy will open its doors on October 10th, 2015 in Paris. Players will play detectives immersed in a life-size Cluedo. Very close to the Musée du Louvre and Châtelet-Les-Halles station, an atypical school is about to start its school year. The Lock Academy doesn’t train brilliant managers but… Brilliant detectives! The school founder and genius investigator Professor Lock challenges you to solve one of his mysteries. In this brand new escape game, 3 to 5 people (friends, family, co-workers) team up during one hour to find the key of 3 events which take place inside the Academy. LITTLE MISS LOCK Academy student and Professor…