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Birmingham: Self-Guided Smartphone Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

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Activity provider: Treasure Hunt Tours

Birmingham: Self-Guided Smartphone Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Activity provider: Treasure Hunt Tours

From US$ 12.21 per person

Experience the fun of a smartphone treasure hunt through the top sights in Birmingham. Solve location-based clues at the city's most popular landmarks and uncover some of the city's hidden gems.

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Duration 2 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Feel the satisfaction of solving challenging location-based puzzles
  • Explore popular landmarks as well as some of the city’s hidden gems
  • Uncover interesting facts about Birmingham and fun stories along the way
  • Get to know the city like a local as you navigate using the treasure map
  • Enjoy competing to be the best at the game with a group of friends
Full description

Embark on a self-guided treasure hunt while you explore the streets of Birmingham with this weblink-based smartphone game. Enjoy a screen layout that is easy-to-use, as it is similar to other major apps. Be led by interesting characters, a treasure map, and your own sense of adventure.

Meet facinating characters like Captain Bess, a snarky pirate that is testing out new recruits to join her ship. Follow the directions that Bess gives you on a carefully designed route through the city.

Start at the School of Art and stroll along the peaceful canal side of the Georgian Jewellery Quarter and through the grand business district. Learn some interesting facts and stories along the way about the city's attractions and get a better understanding of the history of the area.

Use the treasure map to get to each location. Try to decipher the clues with your friends or complete the challenge on your own. Spot things you’d never normally notice as you search high and low for the answer. Ask for hints if you get stuck.

  • Mobile weblink-based treasure hunt
  • Tour in English
  • Mobile devices
  • Live Guide
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

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Meeting point

Start your treasure hunt at the School of Art. If you can’t see an email from the activity provider, Treasure Hunt Birmingham, or the SMS they sent you, then go to: https://treasurehuntbirmingham.com/start

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • This game should be purchased by each participant
  • The treasure hunt is designed to completed in daylight
  • The game time duration depends on how quickly you complete the hunt, with the average game taking between 1½ - 2½ hours
  • This tour covers around 2½ miles
  • For larger groups, multiple games can be played 5 minutes apart to to split the group
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4.8 /5

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