Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Central Park Family Scavenger Hunt

This Father’s Day, join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for families in Central Park! Kids and adults work together to explore the park below 72nd Street. To score points, you’ll have to find Stuart Little, stick your tongue out at a rude animal, learn the motto of a hidden eagle, decipher a secret code by the pond seen in Home Alone 2, spot Cupid at the Carousel, unscramble a message in the sky, and find a witch turned to stone. For ages 7 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required.

Watson Adventures’ High Line at Sunset Scavenger Hunt

Sunset is the most dramatic time to enjoy the views atop New York’s unique park, the High Line, built atop an old elevated railway. This becomes the spine of your quest to explore the Meatpacking District, the trendy neighborhood that has sprung from an area of warehouses and historic buildings. Aside from a stroll along the High Line’s gardens amidst old rails, highlights include the Chelsea Market, glitzy new restaurants, boutiques, a hotel that took in survivors from the Titanic, movie locations and more. A smartphone is required for each team to participate. Advance purchase is required.

Watson Adventures’ Escape From Grand Central Scavenger Hunt

Congratulations: You’ve been poisoned! That’s the bad news at the start of this scavenger hunt for adults in Grand Central Station. The good news is that the evil genius who did this is giving you two hours to come up with the combination to a box that contains the antidote. To find it, you’ll have to follow a trail of clues to answer tricky questions, tackle sneaky puzzles and ultimately crack the secret code that will unlock the box. Does your team have what it takes to unlock the box and escape Grand Central?

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt for adults at the Metropolitan Museum! A murdered curator has left behind a cryptic trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you’ll learn a sordid tale revolving around a planned purchase of a rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci. You’ll have to crack a secret code in order to solve this murder. Price includes museum admission.

Watson Adventures’ Munch Around the Village Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a unique food scavenger hunt for adults in Greenwich Village! Discover the gourmet delights of Greenwich Village while collecting treats and answers along the way. Starring some of the best pizza, kebab, cheese, cannoli, paratha, gelato and peanut butter you’ve ever had. You’ll also get a real taste of the Village – its many historic places, famous folks, movie locations and more. Please bring one smartphone per team for photos plus $10 cash for food purchases.

Watson Adventures’ Whodunnit at the Met Family Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids 10 and up! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that, when completed, reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he hid the body in the museum. You’ll get a list of suspects, weapons and hiding places that are all in the museum. By following the trail of clues and answering tricky questions, you’ll provide the police with the evidence they need to catch and convict the killer.

Watson Adventures’ Cloisters Capers Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults in one of upper Manhattan’s most unusual treasures! Explore the Cloisters and solve mysteries like a latter-day Brother Baskerville. You’ll tackle tricky clues among the breathtaking architecture that dates from the 12th through the 15th century and the nearly 3,000 works of art. Discover gruesome faces hidden in demons, take a ladder to Heaven or fall into the mouth of Hell, learn why dead princes sleep with dogs, and find a frog hiding near a famous unicorn. Prices include museum admission.

Watson Adventures’ Skyline at Sunset Scavenger Hunt in Brooklyn Heights

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults in Brooklyn! For the best views of Manhattan and the harbor, you have to go to Brooklyn Heights. As your team explores its streets, you’ll discover movie locations, famous writers’ homes, baseball landmarks, Underground Railroad stops, and a Revolutionary battleground—all in the city’s most beautiful neighborhood. The game climaxes on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, with a breathtaking 180 degree view of the Manhattan skyline, the Brooklyn Bridge and the harbor with the Statue of Liberty. Come discover a neighborhood that is one of the city’s best-kept secrets.

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Museum of Natural History Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt for adults at the Museum of Natural History! Someone, or some “thing”, has been bumping off museum staffers involved in acquiring a sacred Egyptian relic. Is it the dreaded Curse of Ahtchu? Or is a serial killer on the loose? Your team of sleuths will have to crack a hieroglyphic code and uncover the museum’s secrets to stop the killings.

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans

Join us on a Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt for ages 10 and up! Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the Metropolitan Museum, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books. You’ll track down serpents, Dumbledore look-alikes, and figures as scary as any Death Eater. This hunt references the books to provide a bridge to many wonderful works of art. Kids must be accompanied by an adult, but all-adult teams can compete separately.