Crain’s Recommends Watson Adventures for Chicago Team Building

In the article “Here’s Where to Take the Staff for a Day of Team Building” Crain’s Chicago Business includes Watson Adventures among the top recommendations. “Focuses on scavenger hunts, with competing teams working together to solve mysteries, to answer trivia questions or to perform unusual challenges that require different skill sets to succeed,” the story reports. “Or opt for team-building activities such as trivia slams and experiences for groups that need to plan activities in conference rooms or in office spaces….Scavenger hunts typically take place in museums and historic neighborhoods such as the Art Institute, the Loop and the Lincoln Park Zoo.” Learn more about Chicago team building scavenger hunts


San Jose Mercury News Touts New Computer Museum Scavenger Hunt

Watson Adventures scavenger hunt at Computer History Museum, CA

“A murdered curator, dastardly villains and a madcap scavenger hunt through the halls of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art? Of course, we signed up. Two and a half breathless hours later, we’d sprinted seven miles from Egyptian hieroglyphs to cubism, found clues, solved puzzles and figured out whodunit. And were madly making plans for a return visit—to revel in Renoirs, not sleuth….These madcap hunts take you into every museum nook and cranny, as you discover things you had no idea existed.”

Read the full San Jose Mercury News story about a reporter who also tried our new Computer History Museum Madness Scavenger Hunt. It’s available on select weekends to the general public, and anytime for private groups.

Franklin Report Gives Watson Adventures Outstanding Marks

Watson Adventures Franklin Report We aced our report card! The highly regarded independent review site Franklin Report loves our scavenger hunts.

“Surprisingly, there is actually a good amount of competition in this unique niche, but sources say Watson has the edge for two reasons. One, its hunts are just plain funnier and smarter. And two, the level of professionalism is very high.

“With a host of high-profile recommendations, including Jeff Bezos of Amazon and executives at Apple, those in the know clearly think Watson is worth it.”

Eyewitness News Catches up with Watson Super-Sleuths in Chicago

whodunnit_familyABC 7 Eyewitness News in Chicago caught up with “some of the city’s best sleuths” on a recent Whodunnit Family Scavenger Hunt at the Art Institute of Chicago.

“Gumshoes had to crack a secret code,” ABC7 said, and that’s just what they did. Working together, kids and adults untangled a trail of clues left by a nefarious killer to find the murder weapon, the scene of the crime and the villain himself.

Check the Chicago calendar for all our upcoming Windy City hunts, including that brain-twisting Whodunnit.

Murder Makes Headlines in L.A.!

Discover LACMA on Fun Museum Tour Scavenger HuntIs it any wonder that the city that gave us film noir would send reporters (well, two) in search of answers when we announced our new Murder at LACMA Scavenger Hunt?

Sleuths who join us on November 8 at the Los Angeles County Museum will be greeted with the shocking news that a Watson Adventures staffer has been found dead in the museum, with a star—drawn with his own blood—on the floor beside him. To find out whodunnit, participants will have to do the scavenger hunt he created for the museum, with such questions as… Read More

Newsday Touts Terrific Teamwork on a Watson Adventures Hunt

imageNewsday recently tagged along on a corporate outing to the Long Island Museum to see how a Watson Adventures scavenger hunt makes team-building fun and effective.

Jennifer Cona, managing partner of Genser, Dubow, Genser & Cona, turned to Watson Adventures for the law firm’s latest off-site event. She said of the hunt, “It helped us understand each other’s different styles.” She added that she’d like to do another scavenger hunt next year—and we’d like to add that we hope it’s with us!

USA Today: Watson Adventures Museum Games Lure Would-Be Sleuths

In a massive media hit, the Associated Press tagged along on our Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt for a story about our murder mystery hunts across the United States. USA Today, among about 200 media outlets, ran the story. “The hunt involving the murdered curator is tailored to a museum’s collection,” the story reported, “and also is offered at The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Getty Center in Los Angeles, The Philadelphia Museum of Art and The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.”

Hunters also got to chime in: “I really like the level of difficulty,” said Matt Fuhrman, 22, a college graduate from Columbus, Ohio. “I read the Da Vinci Code and all the Dan Brown books. It was very much like the books.” Learn more about our Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunts for private groups or contact us. We also offer murder mystery public hunts in seven cities. Hurry before the trail grows cold!