Contact Us

Be a Real Sherlock Holmes at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

118059108
Thinkstock/David Anderson

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) just announced a cool new experience opening this summer, the Puzzle Room: Quest for Conviction. The Puzzle Room will give groups one hour to search a simulation of the Museum’s Archives, solving puzzles, finding clues and creating a display of evidence to achieve conviction.

Opening on Saturday, July 15, visitors will go on a quest unique only to the Museum and its Collections to convict local 1910s dentist Arthur Waite for the famous Peck Murders in Grand Rapids. Inside the Puzzle Room, there are multiple challenges that take teamwork, communication and investigative skills to uncover, unlock and find the right pieces of evidence to convict the murderer before time runs out.

The murders may have never been solved, if it were not for a mysterious telegram that was sent to the Peck Family from New York, as Arthur and Clara transported John Peck’s body back to Grand Rapids. The deaths of John and Hannah Peck in 1916 made national headlines for Grand Rapids, as well as the trial and conviction of Waite.

peck murders 4 people

 

The Puzzle Room can accommodate up to groups of 10 for each entry. Admission to the Puzzle Room will be $10 for members and $15 for general public.

Puzzle Room experience is recommended for ages 12 and up, and for 3 or more participants. Puzzle Room experiences are available both during open hours of the Museum, as well as after hours. Visit grpm.org/PuzzleRoom to sign up your group today!

Best of 100.5 The River

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for The River's Loyal Listeners Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The River's Loyal Listeners Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.