Who’s Buried on the National Mall? ESCAPE ROOM

This 360° virtual escape room will be offered on-demand soon!

It’s your last day in Washington, DC and you just got off the metro at the Smithsonian Metro station.

While riding the train, you heard that someone is buried on the National Mall! You desperately want to know more, but it’s already 4:30pm and you know that buildings will start to close at 5pm.

You only have 30 minutes to figure out who is it and where they’re buried.

Will you make it before closing time?

By the time your child solves the mystery, they’ll know more than most of the 25 million people who visit the National Mall each year. This is a unique escape room as it takes place in a 360° virtual environment on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Your child will be given access to the tour to look for clues and work as a team to solve the puzzles on their own computer.

*All clues and information given during this virtual tour / escape room are true and real. This is a super fun way to learn about the National Mall, 3 of the museums in the Smithsonian Institute and their must-see artifacts, 4 burial locations, and a few of the famous graves in Washington, DC. There are a total of 9 possible puzzles.

As a licensed tour guide in Washington, DC, I created this escape room as a fun way to learn by exploring our nation’s capital through 360° photos, sprinkled with a generous amount of old original photographs and paintings courtesy of the Library of Congress.

This truly is the next best thing to visiting in person, perhaps even better since we’re not bound by geography and walking between the museums!

Duration: 50 minutes
Age Groups: 8-10 years old & 11-15 years old

*8-10yo escape room clues have slightly less reading, and puzzles have been adjusted to reduce the amount of typing required. If you have an advanced 10 year old, you might consider the version for 11-15 year olds.

Written by: Caroline M. Harper
I create fun interactive virtual tours and escape rooms for kids by curating the best stories and facts that spark their curiosity. I started the Field Trip Club in 2011 to help families make stress-free memories together.

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