Scavenger Hunts at The Chicago History Museum

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Escape the Chicago History Museum Scavenger Hunt

The clock is ticking…

You better hope your team can uncover the historical secrets of this remarkable museum—and fast! Because if you don’t follow the clues, find objects on display, and unravel the riddles around them, when you will fail to recover the antidote that will save your life.

Oh, did we leave out a little detail? You’ve been poisoned at the start of this game. A diabolical villain is toying with you with the scavenger hunt he created at this museum. If you can outsmart him, he might invite you to join his gang. And if you fail…well, you know.

The Escape the Chicago History Museum scavenger hunt provides a fun way to go on a time-traveling tour of the exhibits. Plus it’s open till 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, making it a perfect after-work team-building activity. So what are you waiting for? Perhaps you’ve been poisoned already… and the clock is ticking…

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The Murder Mystery Mayhem at the History Museum Scavenger Hunt

Uh-oh! A killer lurks among you…

…and they’re about to interrupt an otherwise normal team-building outing to your favorite history museum. Someone in your group—possibly on your own team—is a bit of a Jekyll and Hyde, and they’re plotting to make you history.

Fortunately, this game gives you a fighting a chance to prevent your own murder. Everyone in your group has been secretly poisoned, and the clock is ticking down on your time left to live. To save yourselves and get the antidote, all you have to do is complete various fun challenges and reveal the killer’s identity.

The killer has hidden their identity in a scavenger hunt at the history museum. Your team will solve a series of interlocking puzzles, decipher coded messages, and meet the conditions of creative, collaborative photo prompts.

Along the way, your team might…

  • Act your age with age-old artifacts.
  • Put your patriotism on display for all to see.
  • Interrogate sculptures and statues for clues.
  • Gape in wonderment at outdated technology.
  • Tackle a trivia quiz about famous murder mysteries.
  • Identify murderous movies and snippets of killer songs.

If your group loves escape-room games, they’ll love this history museum scavenger hunt. The game will also help you entertain a diverse group of people while boosting morale and teamwork. It’s perfect for a private party or a corporate team-building outing of any size.

A Kids Edition is also available, in which kids age 7 and up work with adults. It’s a great activity for a school field trip, birthday party, and more.

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