Team Building
Museum Hack

Trust Falls

Like many types of team building activities, there are various ways to do trust falls. Unfortunately, with trust falls there is only one right way to do them and dozens of possible wrong ways. It’s a bit of a coin toss really. What is a Trust Fall? A trust fall is an exercise or activity […]

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Corporate
Hayley Milliman

Making Memories With Mish Guru

The Snapchat experts at Mish Guru came to us with a simple mission: to have a hilarious time before their company holiday party. Challenge accepted.

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Team Building
Jesse Sussman

6 Creative Virtual Team Building Activities For Remote Teams

As a remote team, we geek out over virtual team building. We’re always looking for ways to bring our team closer together. But over the years we’ve learned that remote team building is much different than in-person team building. When your team is never in the same room together, you have to take a different […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

4 Savvy Ways To Beat Workplace Complacency

Only 30% of U.S. employees are engaged at work. And worldwide, workplace engagement is just 13%. How can these numbers be so low? As Thomas Edison once said: “We shall have no better conditions in the future if we are satisfied with all those which we have at present.” While low employee engagement is obviously […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

An Epic List Of Team Building Quotes From History

In relation to the amount of time humans have been on this planet, team building in the corporate world is a relatively new thing. Team building quotes are even more recent. But over the course of human history, the practice of collective cooperation in pursuit of a shared goal is a common theme. Again and […]

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Team Building
Museum Hack

This is How They Do Team Building in China

Ever wonder how team building works outside of the United States? Recently, our Director of Marketing, Michael, attended a team building retreat in Beijing, China. Michael shot some unique video of what happened at the event, and learned a lot about how team building works in China (it’s a little different than in big U.S […]

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Corporate
Jesse Sussman

Why Should You Care About Team Building? Here’s 5 Crucial Reasons

Why Should You Care About Team Building? Wikipedia defines team building as the following: “Team building is a collective term for various types of activities used to enhance social relations and define roles within teams, often involving collaborative tasks. It is distinct from team training, which is designed to improve efficiency rather than interpersonal relations.”

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Corporate
Carly Syms

44 Tips for Building Stronger Teams

Building strong, cohesive, and powerful teams can be a daunting task. From team building activities to creating a positive company culture, the ways to boost performance and help teams succeed are endless – which is why we’ve compiled a list of our favorite tips for creating – and sustaining – strong teams. Read on to […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

Custom Company Team Building in NYC

As our rave reviews continue to show, museums and company team building events are a perfect match! A few months ago, we hosted a team of thirty-six from Kings Collegiate Charter School on a two-hour tour of the American Museum of Natural History for an afternoon of creativity-boosting, team-building fun.

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Corporate
Carly Syms

16 Reasons to Host Your Holiday Party in a Museum

Still haven’t planned the company holiday party? No need to fret, we’re here for you – especially if you want to throw the most memorable holiday party ever/don’t want to end up like a holiday episode of The Office. But really, your holiday party is the perfect opportunity to reward your employees for hard work […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

4 Ways To Team Build With Your Remote Staff

Team building, you know we love it! From icebreakers, to games, to trainings, we love anything that helps us become a stronger group. We recently wrote an article about how we team build, giving you a glimpse into a company retreat we had in Philadelphia. But in this post, we want to show you a different […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

Why Active Inspiration in Team Building is a Game Changer

Inspiration comes in many different forms. Search Instagram and you’ll find over 57 million photos with the hashtag #inspiration. How about that motivational poster hanging in your office? Or the eye-opening TED Talk that makes you feel like you can conquer the world? While people can draw inspiration from any number of things, there’s no […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

An Epic Guide to Team Building in San Francisco

What do Stripe, Facebook, Google, Adobe, and SalesForce have in common? They’re all part of a growing list of incredible companies that have come on a team building adventure with Museum Hack in San Francisco – and they’ve all loved it. Museum Hack is a renegade museum tour company that works with businesses and other […]

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Corporate
Museum Hack

The Only List of Icebreaker Questions You’ll Ever Need

Awkward silences, tense meetings, busy work days. These are all situations that can benefit from fun icebreaker questions! Designed as simple team building activities to help ease employees or groups into a little team bonding, icebreaker questions don’t need to be as scary – or boring! – as they seem. When an icebreaker is properly […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

4 Ways to Recharge Your Teams

Thinking about new and innovative ways to supercharge your teams can be overwhelming. From team building adventures to attempting to change company culture, the list of things to do can often scare us away from actually doing anything. That’s why we put together this quick list of simple and easy ways you can help invigorate […]

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Corporate
Carly Syms

Team Building Inspiration from 3 of the World’s Most Famous Teams

When learning a skill people often look to masters of the craft for inspiration and guidance. Learning how to make frescos? You’re studying Michelangelo and Raphael. Writing the great American novel? We bet you’re reading William Faulkner or Toni Morrison. Crafts like these are developed and honed through practice and dedication. Here at Museum Hack […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

5 Reasons Why Getting Your Team Out of the Office is Good For Business

It’s no secret that being cooped up in an office or huddled in a cubicle can impact everything from an employee’s mental state to their work ethic – especially if they see more of their desk than the park just outside the window. Just like energetic grammar school kids need recess, your team needs frequent […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

10 More Icebreaker Questions for Building Strong Teams

If you enjoyed our list of 10 icebreaker questions last month, then you’re in for a treat. There so many more where those came from! Icebreakers can be scary but we believe that a great icebreaker question can do wonders for your teams. Icebreakers are perfect to use before a weekly meeting or training to […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

6 Team Building Movies About Teamwork

This article is all about team building movies. Why? Because sometimes the best way to motivate your team is through good old fashioned storytelling. Stories transform our thinking and inspire us to do great things. Great stories (and movies about teamwork) not only entertain, but they bring people together through shared experiences and help build […]

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Testimonials
Cody Nailor

A Fantastic Holiday Dinner Party At The Museum

The holidays are the perfect time to plan an amazing team building event to say thanks to your team for a great year and build up excitement for the year to come. Late last year, a legal team from New York City-based Schroders Global, an asset management firm with teams all around the world, approached […]

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