Testimonials

We think our company team building experiences are awesome, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Read on to see what companies like Google, Elizabeth Arden, Facebook, Stripe, and others have thought of their team building tours with us.

Corporate
Carly Syms

Promoting Team Building and Work-Life Balance at the Met

At the start of the month, we teamed up with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to organize an event for a group made up of both employees and non-team members. Some of their top sales reps, along with their friends and significant others, came together for a fun afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Takeda wanted […]

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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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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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Team Building
Carly Syms

A VIP Team Building Experience In NYC

More and more, companies are expanding their operations and hiring individuals across the globe. This presents new challenges for cohesiveness within and between departments in the company. These challenges are not impossible to overcome; with a little commitment to team building, your employees can be moving along smoothly and productively. Check out how Museum Hack’s […]

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Corporate
Cody Nailor

A Custom VIP Networking Experience At The Met

Many of our custom company tours are focused on creating a memorable experience for that company’s employees with a healthy mix of team building, amazing stories, and fun. Just before the end of 2015, we were approached by UNICEF, who wanted to know if we could do something a little different. UNICEF’s idea was to […]

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Testimonials
Carly Syms

An Awesome NYC Museum Tour For The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village

Earlier this spring, we had an opportunity to introduce a new group to our favorite museum in the world. The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village is a residential community in Rwanda that provides a home to youth who were orphaned as a result of the country’s 1994 genocide. A few weeks ago, 17 alumni of the ASYV […]

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Consulting Case Studies
Carly Syms

Promoting Engagement and Social Connections: A New School Case Study

Have you ever been to an event where you didn’t know anyone? Being in a large crowd of strangers can be intimidating for many people. People who are uncomfortable in these situations tend to stick to themselves rather than reaching out and meeting fellow attendees. It can be overwhelming, intense, and nerve-wracking. And that’s exactly […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

A Night of Team Building at the Fraunces Tavern

Plans. They’re always changing, but luckily, our guides are great at improvisation and turning even the most unexpected situations into something awesome. We recently had the pleasure of working with a team from RMS – Risk Management Solutions, a company founded in 1988 at Stanford University that helps financial institutions and other public organizations with […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

A Leadership Summit for Knewton, Museum Hack Style

Customization and engagement are at the heart of everything we do. While we love creating exciting, unusual museum tours, over the years, we’ve found that our methods of engagement that work really well inside the museum are also incredibly effective outside the museum. A few months ago, we had the opportunity to demonstrate what we […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

Introducing: Team Building Activities at Your Office

Team building activities should be fun. It’s a simple principle, but it’s one that we swear by here at Museum Hack. A focus on “fun” is also one of the top reasons why we’re so excited about our new team building offerings. There are several elements that make up an amazing team building experience, but […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

Case Study: Team Building with Local and Remote Teams in San Francisco

Finding a great team building activity can be tough when your entire group is local, but the pressure is really on when you’re trying to plan an amazing afternoon to introduce and connect your local team with another group traveling in for the experience from overseas. That’s why Stripe, an Irish Internet-based payment processing company, […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

Are museum tours the right activity for your company?

Museum tours aren’t for everyone and they’re probably not the first thing that comes to mind as a fun, engaging team building activity that will actually have your employees enjoying themselves. At least, that may have been true before Museum Hack, but we’re working to change those ideas. As our motto goes, we do museum […]

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Testimonials
Carly Syms

How To Plan An Amazing Birthday Party For Kids In A Museum

Planning a kids’ birthday party that can keep a dozen children entertained for a few hours can be tough, but planning a party that will interest a handful of nine-year-olds inside a museum? It may sound impossible, but it was a Herculean task we were ready and willing to undertake when a father contacted us […]

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Testimonials
Museum Hack

Bringing LGBTQ History to Life with Big Gay Met

Our renegade museum tours focus on bringing the hidden stories and juicy secrets of museum collections to life.  This year, we set out to make our tours even more fabulous by bringing a new part of the museum to life: the gay side. Our Big Gay Met tours are a whirlwind romp through the greatest […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

A Day Of Team Building In San Francisco With Facebook

We love it when companies come back to us for fun team building activities with new teams and Facebook is one of our favorite companies that we’ve had the pleasure of working with several times (and on both coasts!) over the years. Last month, we were honored to host Facebook twice in San Francisco for […]

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Consulting Case Studies
Museum Hack

5 Tips for Designing a Great Conference Session

We love attending museum conferences.  They’re a great opportunity to make connections, discuss concerns and solutions, and share best practices.  Museum Hack has presented at several conferences, including our most recent presentation at the New England Museum Association conference on “The Language of Museums.” Ethan Angelica and Kate Downey received amazing reviews of their session: […]

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Consulting Case Studies
Carly Syms

Case Study: How to Bring 900,000+ Instagram Followers Into Your Gallery

One viral hit can be a king-maker: for an individual, a company, a charity, a museum – but you see all of these people on their phones, scrolling through Facebook, checking Instagram, sending tweets, and you can’t help but wonder why they’re not sharing your thing. There is a solution — when you learn how […]

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Team Building
Carly Syms

Dannon’s Team Building Tour: Discovering The Met’s Yogurt Culture

History is massive. It covers war and famine, revolutions and renaissances, rises and falls. But sometimes, we just want to know about a specific piece of history. It’s easy to imagine a sports team wanting to learn about the birth of hockey or dinosaur geeks hanging out with fossils, but what about a yogurt company? […]

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Testimonials
Museum Hack

Bayer’s San Francisco Team Building Activity at the de Young

Museum Hack is a team building company, which means that we specialize in helping companies foster a positive organizational culture.  We bring employees together as a team — aligning individual goals with corporate vision, values, and habits through customized events, fun activities, and workshops. One of our most popular offerings are our customized team building […]

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Testimonials
Museum Hack

She Said Yes! Amazing Marriage Proposal at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

We love hosting private tours at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, and perhaps our favorite are the ones that include a romantic marriage proposal. The museum is a unique and fun place to pop the question, and a GREAT place for photographing the event.  The Met has the perfect lighting and backdrop for […]

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