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The Wizard School Scavenger Hunt 2: The Museum of Magical History at AMNH

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  • Feb. 22, 2020 through Mar. 14, 2020, 2/22 and 3/14, 10:30am
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $29.50-$45.00 (includes museum admission)

Embark on an Amazing Wizarding Adventure...

…where you’ll search for exhibits that echo characters, places, and enchanted objects in the books and movies of the Harry Potter universe. Be prepared to track otherworldly creatures through a forbidden (rain) forest, dance with Hagrid-like giants, encounter a cute cousin of dragons, stalk hunters scarier than any Auror, and more.

Both wizards and muggles can play and enjoy this game. The hunt is not an addition to or variation on Harry’s adventures. Instead, references to the books will provide a surprising bridge to many strange and wonderful museum exhibits. It’s a great way to discover—or rediscover—the museum.

This hunt was inspired by our popular Wizard School Scavenger Hunt at the Met, but it’s not a sequel. You don’t have to complete one to play the other.

For ages 10 and up. This hunt is designed for kids and adults to do together, but all-adult teams will be allowed to compete separately. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

About The American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park W.

Upper West Side, NY


  • Standard hours: Daily, 10am-5:45pm
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: Yes
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.

    The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.

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