Boston Civic Center Tourist Scavenger Hunt

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Boston Civic Center Tourist Scavenger Hunt, 7/3/2019 - 11/25/2023Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    80 School St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


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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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, Boston, MA 02110, USA
Final location of this scavenger hunt and final challenge.
Duration: 5 minutes


Scavenger Hunt with 30+ challenges

Historical and architechtural walking tour

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


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

Additional Info

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.

Traveler Reviews

  • 20-Sep-2019

    We had a lot of fun doing this scavenger hunt. We saw new things and learned alot of history that we hadn't heard before.