Boston Civic Center Tourist Scavenger Hunt

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Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Boston, Boston

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Are you planning a visit to Boston? Our downtown tourist scavenger hunt will take you from Old City Hall to the New England Aquarium by way of Boston Commons, Massachusetts State House, and Faneuil Hall!
You will have to solve challenges at every step to discover your next destination. At each step, you will learn a little history as well as interesting facts about what surrounds you.
Boston is the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the largest city in this eastern state of the United States. Its own population is slightly less than 700,000, but its metropolitan area exceeded 4.5 million in 2017.

What's Included

Cinematic walking tour, discover 5 film locations around Boston's civic center.

Historical and architechtural walking tour

Scavenger Hunt with 30+ challenges

What's Not Included

WiFi / Internet access - this scavenger hunt is done on your smartphone and requires a data plan.

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Outdoor activity done in small groups, up to 6 persons. No need to touch anything or enter anywhere.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Old City Hall
Learn some history as well as solve your first 2 challenges.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boston Irish Famine Memorial
Follow the Freedom Trail to this site for a little more history and another challenge

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Old South Meeting House
Learn about the Boston Tea Party and the significance of this site. You'll also have another 2 challenges here.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boston Opera House
Discover a little culture while you solve more challenges

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We discuss architectural styles here and you'll solve a cipher.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boston Common
Discover the history of this site, as well as the many TV shows and films that have shot here. There's a challenge with the monuments.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Massachusetts State House
Admire this grand building whose cornerstone was laid by Paul Revere. There's an observational challenge here.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Park Street Church
Discover a little about this church

• Admission Ticket Free

Granary Burying Ground
Discover the many illustrious American patriots buried here, which include Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tremont Temple Baptist Church
Learn the ever-changing history of this church and find out which famous Texan once delivered an anti-slavery speech here. There's a complicated challenge here.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

King's Chapel
Description of this architecturally different chapel with a political challenge.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Old State House
Can you properly identify the animals represented on this former state house? Learn about the Boston Massacre.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Learn about Peter Faneuil, and about Sam Adams.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boston City Hall
Admire this brutalist-styled building, or not, it's up to you.

• Admission Ticket Free

Quincy Market
Quincy Market replaced Faneuil Hall in 1826. Learn a little history as we as what you'll find here today. There is a complex challenge, don't be afraid to skip if you're not up to it.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bell In Hand Tavern
Discover the oldest tavern in American as well as the origin of this one's name.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

New England Holocaust Memorial
Pay your respects as you solve a challenge by discovering who wrote a particular poem.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Rose Kennedy Greenway
Admire Boston's longest and most varied park above the O'Neill Tunnel (underground highway).

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
Take a moment to relax and look out at the sea.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boston Harbor Cruises
Learn about Boston's Harbourwalk Trail and another film location.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

New England Aquarium
Another observational challenge awaits you here.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Marriott's Custom House
Find out the history of this Custom House before it was converted into an exclusive hotel. There's a challenge under your feet!

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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