Scavenger Hunts at The Museum of
History and Industry

  • private
  • adults
  • indoor

The MOHAI Mania Scavenger Hunt

Time-travel back to bygone Seattle…

…on a fun, funny scavenger hunt that reveals the best of the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI). On teams of six, you’ll search for answers to tricky, humorous questions about the objects on display. A trail of clues will lead you to uncover Seattle secrets and Pacific Northwest history and boggle at the latest tech triumphs in this Bezos Center for Innovation.

Along the way, you might find…

  • What sort of pop you could cop from a par-t-pak
  • A famous route on which countless computer gamers have died of dysentery
  • A couple of hosers from the Great Fire of 1889
  • Household items that time forgot
  • Unusual fruits on the Patent Tree
  • Cable cars, racing cars, and fantastic four-wheeled phenoms

Plus, souvenirs from the 1962 World’s Fair, the SS Beaver and other model ships, bizarre deep-sea diving helmets, dazzling vintage neon signs, and treasured toys.

A scavenger hunt at MOHAI is the perfect way to bring together friends and acquaintances for a birthday party, family reunion, social-group celebration, or whatever else—and have them raving about the event for days.

  • private
  • adults
  • indoor

The MOHAI Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Unravel a devilishly tricky mystery…

…at the Museum of History and Industry, where a Watson Adventures staffer has been found dead. Your task on this group game? Catch the killer! Before he died, the victim scrawled a star on the floor with his own blood. Find out what it means and you’ll be on the path to solving the puzzle he left behind—and preventing a catastrophe that could destroy the world as we know it.

Along the way, you’ll get a fascinating, humorous tour of the museum’s great exhibits, where surprising details turn out to be part of a cryptic code. No knowledge of the museum or its art is required: you just need a sharp mind and comfy shoes.

It’s a great team-building game for any occasion that calls for fun.

  • private
  • adults
  • kids
  • teens
  • indoor

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.

Contact us to learn more about the Murder Mystery Mayhem Scavenger Hunts—and find more fun!

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