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Boston Civic Center Tourist Scavenger Hunt

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.

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  • What's included :
    • Scavenger Hunt with 30+ challenges
    • Historical and architechtural walking tour
    • Cinematic walking tour, discover 5 film locations around Boston's civic center.
    What's excluded :
    • WiFi / Internet access - this scavenger hunt is done on your smartphone and requires a data plan.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Old City Hall, 45 School St, Boston, MA 02108-3206

    Learn some history as well as solve your first 2 challenges.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Boston Irish Famine Memorial, Washington St., Boston, MA

    Follow the Freedom Trail to this site for a little more history and another challenge

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108-4616

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111-1718

    Discover a little culture while you solve more challenges

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Emerson Paramount Center, 559 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318

    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.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02133-1099

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Park Street Church, One Park Street, Boston, MA 02108-4899

    Discover a little about this church

    Stop At: Granary Burying Ground, Tremont Street (between Park and School Sreets), Boston, MA 02108

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Tremont Temple Baptist Church, 88 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108, Boston, MA 02108-4101

    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.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: King's Chapel, 58 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108-3201

    Description of this architecturally different chapel with a political challenge.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Old State House, 206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 1 Faneuil Hall Sq Quincy Market, Boston, MA 02109-1604

    Learn about Peter Faneuil, and about Sam Adams.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Boston City Hall, 1 City Hall Sq, Boston, MA 02201-1020

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

    Stop At: Quincy Market, 4 S Market St, Boston, MA 02109-6201

    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.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Union Oyster House, 41 Union St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

    This cover the oldest still operating restaurant in the United States.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Bell In Hand Tavern, 45 Union St # 55, Boston, MA 02108-2409

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: New England Holocaust Memorial, Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109

    Pay your respects as you solve a challenge by discovering who wrote a particular poem.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Rose Kennedy Greenway, JFK Surface Road, Boston, MA 02111

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, Atlantic Ave Richmond St, Boston, MA 02110

    Take a moment to relax and look out at the sea.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA 02110

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3309

    Another observational challenge awaits you here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Marriott's Custom House, 3 McKinley Sq, Boston, MA 02109-2609

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Codman Building, 55 Kilby St, Boston, MA 02109, USA

    Take a look at this 2-styled architectured building and a memorial to the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Post Office Square, Franklin St, Boston, MA 02110, USA

    Final location of this scavenger hunt and final challenge.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    80 School St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Departure Time :
    7/3/2019 - 11/4/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Outdoor activity done in small groups, up to 6 persons. No need to touch anything or enter anywhere.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Organised by Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Activity ID: V-152849P7

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