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Explore Your City on a Scavenger Hunt
You’re not collecting objects (drop that pigeon!), you’re searching for answers to tricky, humorous questions that help you see a museum, neighborhood, or other cool place with new eyes.
Anyone can get in the game! The scavenger hunts take place on weekends and are played on teams of up to six people. No knowledge of any hunt location is required—all you need is a sharp mind and a good pair of shoes. More than 150,000 hunters served since 1999.
Advance purchase is required for all hunts. To purchase tickets online, select a city or a hunt and go to the hunt calendar. To purchase tickets by phone, call OvationTix at 866-811-4111 (Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time). Please note that there is a $1 surcharge for phone orders.
Hunts for Corporate Team Building Hunts & Private Groups
Boost morale, build teamwork and have fun with your colleagues on our Corporate Scavenger Hunts.
Celebrate a birthday, have a party with friends and family, go on a great school field trip, raise money for a charity—our Private Group Scavenger Hunts are great for all occasions.
Ghosts & Haunted Places
Hunt for Ghosts This Halloween!
On Watson Adventures’ haunted scavenger hunts, you’ll discover haunted houses and other places and learn the tales of the tortured souls you might disturb. Along the way, your team, armed only with a flashlight, will follow devilishly clever clues to locate the lurid landmarks and then answer humorous questions about what you find. You’ll also have to find our MC on the route for a special Trick or Treat Challenge: Answer correctly and you’ll get a treat; fail miserably and…well, best not to ask about your fate.
Scary Hunts in Seven Cities
Our Haunted Hunts are available in New York, NY; Salem, MA; Philadelphia and New Hope in PA; Washington, DC; and Hollywood, CA.
If you prefer your thrills and chills a bit more artful, join one of our Art of Darkness Scavenger Hunts: they’re creepy quests for the most disturbing, eerie art in a museum. These hunts are available Halloween weekend at…
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- The Philadelphia Museum of Art
- The National Gallery, Washington, DC
- The Art Institute of Chicago
- The de Young Museum, San Francisco
- The Getty Center, Los Angeles
Get in the Game!
Ready to get spooked? Select a location on this page or scroll through the offerings. Advance purchase is required for all public hunts. Be warned: The closer we get to Halloween, the more you’ll find that these popular hunts have sold out.
To purchase tickets, select a hunt, then click on the calendar link to see available dates and then complete your transaction online. Or you can call OvationTix at 866-811-4111. Please note that there is a $1 surcharge for phone orders.
Private Scavenger Hunts Available
Would you like to organize a team-building event for your company? Are you looking to plan a unique birthday party or other event? Consider staging a murder mystery scavenger hunt for your corporate or private event. Our hunts are a fun, cost-effective way to build teamwork, boost morale and express appreciation, and have been acclaimed by ABC News, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Daily Candy and numerous other media outlets. More than 150,000 hunters have gone on our hunts from more than 1,000 prestigious companies.
In addition to our Halloween scavenger hunts, we offer scores of other scavenger hunt options in museums and historical neighborhoods that can be staged for private and corporate events, company holiday parties and corporate outings.
To learn more, see Private Hunts or contact us at 877-9-GO HUNT (877-946-4868), extension 11, or e-mail us.
Jack-o-lantern photo courtesy of Anders Lageras.
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