A NEW adventure in downtown Galena. Collect 5 treasures along Main Street as your team completes challenges & solves a grand mystery:

FIND Ulysses S. Grant in beautiful downtown Galena and win a prize !

~ A fun mystery created for Adults & Teens ~
How to play, game details, & more historical background below.

President Lincoln needs your help!
Find Ulysses S. Grant & help
win the Civil War...

When: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Start Location: Next to the outdoor bust of Elihu Washburne in the small park on the north side of the building at 422 S. Main Street, Galena, Illinois. (start location pictured below where you'll meet your scavenger hunt host)

Price: $75 - Includes a Historic Galena backpack (to fill with goodies) and a clue sheet to start your mystyery adventure. We recommend one ticket for each group of 4-6 players.

What’s Included:

 🔎 9 clues & challenges (pictured: top secret clue sheet you will receive upon booking & in person) to decode, to be completed at-your-own-pace in downtown Galena *At least 1 member on each team should bring a smartphone to take photos & find locations on a map

 🔎 Our Historic Galena backpack & 5 different gifts to stuff it with along Main Street as you play the game !

 🥇 Also includes a delicious snack & grand prize upon solving the mystery at the end of the game. Can you FIND Ulysses S. Grant ?!


Pictured below: one of Galena's historic local landmarks & scavenger hunt locations, the old post office. Built in 1857 from the finest limestone transported from 180 miles away, the Galena post office is the oldest continuously owned & operated post office in the United States.

Meet your Explore Galena Guide on the day of your Scavenger hunt in the small park next to 422 S. Main Street at noon. The Elihu Washburne bust is in the small park just North of the flood gates/Hwy 20. The Scavenger Hunt Calendar is just below to book your game.

Scavenger Hunt Calendar


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