The American Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with Accomplice—theatrical experiences set on the streets of New York City, Hollywood, and London—presents Mystery at the Museum, a unique public program and educational adventure for families and friends. Using the storied institution as its stage, this original production takes participants on an exciting journey through the Museum’s halls, exhibits, and behind-the-scene locations.
Mystery at the Museum begins with a tale and quest for the inheritance of Chester Q. Cooperspenny, an eccentric billionaire and world explorer. The 90-minute production sends participating “detectives” through the Museum to investigate the halls and encounter characters along the way to aid in their journey. Limited to 10 people per tour, Mystery at the Museum encourages participants to use their observational skills and deductive reasoning, while working as a team to complete their mission. Part of the challenge is figuring out who in the Museum is part of the story and who is not. Engaging, comical, and poignant, Mystery at the Museum is an enjoyable experience for the entire family.
This December, Mystery at the Museum’s talented cast turns up the holiday humor with whimsical references to Santa Claus, holiday meals, and other festivities. The actors engage, entertain, and educate participants—and unsuspecting Museum visitors—as they celebrate the season while helping to solve the Mystery at the Museum.
Mystery at the Museum is a weekend program with eight daily performances. It is appropriate for participants 10years old and up.
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