Our Mystery Boxes

From our classic Mystery Box to our selection of personalized boxes for special occasions, we have everything you need for a unique Paris experience.

Order the Classic Box

The Classic:

Hidden Histories

With this mystery box, you play the role of an aspiring Paris detective. After receiving a mysterious package from a secret organization, you have one mission: explore Paris past and present in order to crack the code. Our Hidden Histories Box is the original mystery box. Ideal for a group of up to 5 people, this hunt through the center of the city will test your detective skills as you solve fun challenges and learn about Paris.

With this box you’ll discover:

  • The home of the 15th century Parisian that served as the inspiration for a character from the Harry Potter series
  • Some of the city’s most iconic covered passages
  • A hidden 6-mile long monument to a little-known French scientist that makes an appearance in The Da Vinci Code, and much more!

You’ll also get:

City Hunt Guide

This box includes a printed guide that will lead you on a self-guided tour through the Les Halles and Palais Royal neighborhoods.

Fun Puzzles and Games

Test your skills in deduction and observation as you solve puzzles, crack codes and discover secret messages.

Insider Tips

Explore unique neighborhood shops, eateries and attractions  with our curated list of recommendations tested by locals.

Choose the format that’s best for you

We can adapt your Mystery Box to fit your needs. Contact us at hello@mysteryinthecity.com to learn more.

Birthday Box

Our classic mystery box is the perfect gift for a birthday or other special occasion. Give the gift of experience and enjoy exploring Paris with your friend or loved one. Once you order your box, we’ll ask you to tell us more about the gift recipient.


Group Box

Visiting Paris with a large group of friends or family? This box is perfect for you if you enjoy some friendly competition. In it you’ll find everything you need to organize your city hunt: instructions to help you divide into teams and enjoy the hunt, challenge solutions and even prizes for the winning team! This box can be enjoyed by up to 20 people.


Team Building Box

Our Team Building Box is a great match for companies or schools looking for a fun and affordable activity for a large group. The box includes everything you need to organize a City Hunt on your own, or if you’d like, we can provide a day-of coordinator. The box can be personalized to fit your organization’s needs. Digressive pricing. Starting at  7 euros per person.