Solve a Mystery Philadelphia

The kidnapping by Independence Hall
The year is 1932.
Philadelphia is experiencing the effects of the great depression and strict prohibition laws. A baby is snatched from its pram in broad daylight and replaced with a doll. As a policeman, you must hurry and find the culprit so that you can return the child safely to its desperate parents. But do you have what it takes to solve the kidnapping? This TRUE CRIME mystery adventure is based on an actual historical event that took place in Philadelphia. As you try to find the kidnapper you must solve exciting riddles and tasks together. The more points you earn along the way, the more time you are given at the end, to discuss your findings and to reach a conclusion about the case.
The kidnapping by Independence Hall takes place in beautiful and historic central Philadelphia. Your starting point and final destination is by Independence Hall. Gather your group and open the envelope in front of Independence Hall at Chestnut St. to begin your adventure. If there are several groups, add a competitive element by playing against each other. The first to solve the mystery and earn the most points wins!

Highlights: Independence Hall, Washington Square, Chestnut St, Sansom St, St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Independence Square.


Solve a Mystery Philadelphia

Tour Address:Philadelphia Visitor Center, 1 N. Independence Mall W, 599 Market St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hours of Operation:Daily: 9 am-5 pm
Closed Christmas day

Show your pass at the pick-up point at Philadelphia Visitor Center, 1 N. Independence Mall W, 599 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19106. You’ll be given your mystery, then take a short walk to the starting point.
Please note:

  • All participants' passes must be scanned.
  • All mysteries are for a minimum of two and a maximum of four people per group.
  • Only one mystery per group.
  • There is no maximum of groups that can play the mystery.

Solve a Mystery Philadelphia
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