Treasure Hunts

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Explore The Mansion like never before

Think with your heart and feel with your mind as you search through themed rooms and behind secret doors looking for designated items found only at The Mansion. We will never ruin the surprise of finding a secret door by giving you a map - so be sure to keep your eyes open! If you find two secret doors you are an above average sleuth!

Team Building & Group Hunts

private event group treasure hunt

available for private event enhancement only

Did you know?
One bride and groom took the metro to their party here. It was featured on the front page of the Washington Post!

  • 29 guests or less : $25/person
  • 30 - 50 guests - $500
  • 51 - 150 guests : $1,000
  • 151 - 250 guests : $1,500

facilitated customized treasure hunt

available for private event enhancement only

  • 30 - 50 guests : $1,500
  • 51 - 150 guests : $2,000
  • 151 - 250 guests : $3,000

specifically designed for your group, a personalized hunt will include items and clues that highlight your groups special personality.

This hunt leads individual teams on different hunts in a race around The Mansion to find all your treasures. This team hunt will enhance your corporate event, party or celebration by taking you and your guests on a journey through The Mansion to find desiganted treasures on every floor. Food & prizes additional.

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Public Treasure Hunts

museum treasure hunt/tour

100% of the proceeds go to our artists-in-residence program

  • Available by on-line reservation only
  • Reservations for this tour must be made well in advance
  • (there must be at least one supervising adult for every four children under 15 in a party; Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times)

Think with your heart and feel with your mind as you search the entire second floor looking for looking for designated items found only at The Mansion. Prizes additional.

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"We had a FANTASTIC time. The museum just gives and gives with each new step you take. As one of our group said: "I felt like I have seen nothing and EVERYTHING!!!!" And to be able just to relax and enjoy-it is such a great museum experience. Can't wait to come back to see all the new things and to find more and more secrets that are hidden in your corners!!!!"

— Dr. Laura Rotunno