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Alexandria VA, Old Town

A historic site to hold a team building exercise in the Alexandria

Dr. Clue Alexandria Old Town Washington D.C. treasure hunt scavenger hunt for corporate team building

Total Hunt Time

About 3 to 4 hours, depending on options selected

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Event Description: An atmospheric site for a corporate team building event just minutes by car or Metro from our America’s capital, Old Town Alexandria is the place Washingtonians go to escape the hustle and bustle of the Beltway and return to their colonial roots.   Old Town has all you could want in a treasure hunt location: colonial architecture, historic buildings dating back to George Washington and the American Revolution, and tree-lined cobblestone streets just ripe for exploration. 

Location History:  From Scotsman John Alexander’s purchase of the land in 1669 for 6000 lbs. of tobacco and cask, to Washington’s drilling of his militia troops, to England’s occupation during the War of 1812, Alexandria has always been the center of the action.

During your corporate team building treasure hunt… expect to visit an English country church once attended by Robert E. Lee; an authentically-restored 18th century tavern/hotel; a pharmacy dating back to 1792; and a WWII torpedo factory converted into three stories of glittering art galleries.


Dr. Clue Gives You Three Ways to Customize Your Hunt Program

Not every corporate team building program is the same.  Depending on your group, your focus may be integrating new people into the team and breaking down personal boundaries and divisions.    Or you may have an existing department where teams could, with a little practice, cooperate and communicate more smoothly across teams and divisions.  Or you might simply have a group that thrives on the use of technology.    Let Dr. Clue customize your hunt program by selecting the content focus that best matches your group and your needs.   Read more about our 3 ways to customize your teambuilding event.



Gather in front of City Hall, King St. near Royal

Introductions/Ice Breakers/Rules–30 minutes

  1. Stage 1 Hunt — 45 minutes (optional)
  2. Midbrief and Discussion of Roles & Ground Rules — 30 minutes
  3. Stage 2 Hunt –90-120 minutes
  4. Team Building Wrap-Up & Discussion–30 minutes
  5. Lunch/Dinner/Drinks at a Local Restaurant (optional):
    Arrangements for and cost of dining not included in price quote.

See our other Washington D.C. corporate team building events.

Dr. Clue’s treasure hunts are truly the “thinking person’s” teambuilding program - rewarding brains over brawn. We have fun, but we also get down to business!

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