Scavenger Hunts at The Baltimore Museum of Art

  • private
  • adults
  • kids
  • outdoor

The Baltimore Museum Madness Scavenger Hunt

A feast for the eyes, a festival for the funny bone!

Find the fun in art on this whirlwind tour that whisks you from ancient times to the present, revealing masterpieces and odd artifacts along the way. Your journey will take you to almost every continent as you search for answers to tricky questions and fun puzzles.

On teams, you might…

  • Discover the secrets of fortune-telling mice
  • Meet the patron saint of beer
  • Shake off shell shock in France
  • Check out the moves of Leonardo’s cheerleader
  • Capture cupids at a cockfight
  • Find out where grandfather clocks got their name
  • And see how to serve ice cream on snowshoes

No knowledge of art or the museum is required. You just need sharp eyes, comfy shoes, and a sense of adventure. 

The hunt has been a hit with groups of all kinds, from corporate groups seeking a team-building, morale-boosting activity to social groups looking for a fun way to meet up. School groups and young birthday celebrants love the special version in which kids and adults work together, suitable for ages 7 and up.


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  • private
  • adults
  • indoor

The Murder at the Baltimore Museum of Art Scavenger Hunt

Can your team unmask the killer?

If you like your art with a little mystery and murder, this is the hunt for you. The challenge: find out who killed a Watson Adventures staffer at the Baltimore Museum of Art. He left behind some cryptic clues, including a star that he drew on the ground in his own blood. You and your team of amateur detectives will have to figure out what that means and uncover the secrets of his double life. Solve the puzzle, uncovering related secrets in works of art along the way, and you won’t only bring a murderer to justice—you also might save the world.

No knowledge of the museum is necessary to play or to win. You just need to work well with your team, keep your eyes open, and wear a pair of comfy shoes.


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