Think of the last time you felt frustrated or angry about something. Now imagine feeling those emotions in a safe, contained space with a hammer and breakable items at your disposal.

Here's a place to let out those frustrations.


RAGE CAGE NH in Nashua is New Hampshire's largest rage room. Visitors wear protective gear, enter a smash room with various breakable items, and hit said items with bats and sledgehammers. Loud music also blasts in the background, setting the mood.

Besides the popular Smash Room package, guests can also select Glow Smash, where the breakable items are coated in UV fluorescent colors that make them look pretty epic in the room's dark lighting.

Not all of RAGE CAGE NH's offerings involve smashing stuff. With the more family-friendly Paint Party, you can use up to 10 paint colors to paint a canvas. There's also Glow Paint Party, where you can use UV-REACTIVE paint instead. Check out this father's positive review about his family's experience in the paint splatter room.

If aggression is more your style, you can be like this guy and boogie with your bat as you smash a printer.

How Do Rage Cages Help You?

In addition to releasing tension, smashing stuff has psychological benefits as well, according to RAGE CAGE NH's website.

"Physical activities like smashing releases endorphins. These chemicals interact with receptors in your brain that reduce your perception of pain. Endorphins also trigger a positive feeling in the body....that feeling, also known as a "runners high" can be accompanied by a positive and energizing outlook on life, which has been shown to help with depression and anxiety."

So, there you have it. You getting your rage on is a simultaneously healing activity. It's a win-win.

There are no age restrictions for the paint splatter room, but those who want to access the smash room must sign a waiver and be at least 16 years old. For other FAQs, click here.

Also, a side note: RAGE CAGE NH is ultimately supposed to be a fun experience. If you feel that your troubles are of a more serious nature, please consult a licensed mental health professional.

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