‘Scooby-Doo Mansion Mayhem’ exhibit opening at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — For more than five decades, the iconic TV show, SCOOBY-DOO, has captured fans all over the world and now the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is bringing the characters of the mystery-solving crew back to life in a brand new exhibit.
In “SCOOBY-DOO!: Mansion Mayhem” the entire Mystery Inc. crew is set to take families on another mystery solving adventure where young detectives get to analyze clues, use their problem-solving skills to the test and work through the rooms of the mansion while trying to unmask a jewel thief posing as a ghost.
Director of Traveling Exhibits, Sara Myers, talked about what fans can expect and walked Life. Style. Live!’s Randall Newsome through some of the interactive and main attractions of Scooby-Doo Mansion Mayhem. The exhibit also includes the actual Mystery Machine that was made for the live action movies in 2002 and 2004.
SCOOBY-DOO Mansion Mayhem opens Saturday June 4th and runs through January 23, 2023. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click HERE for more details.
In the Hall of Portraits, meet Daphne—the brave, fashion savvy member of the gang. Comb through moving eye portraits to discover the villain’s hidden control panel that creates spooky illusions. In the Villain’s Tinkering Workshop, work alongside Fred, the group’s calm and collected leader, to build a trap for the villain. Green glowing clues appear to help along the way! Shaggy and his lovable canine pal SCOOBY-DOO™ can be found in the kitchen of course, where families participate in the iconic ghost chase and create many more delicious memories. No mystery can be solved without the help of tech-savvy Velma in the library music room. Solve a musical puzzle on the organ and use the Clue Analyzer to get a visual of the villain.
“We are excited to partner with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment to create the multigenerational SCOOBY-DOO™ exhibit. It highlights what we value at The Children’s Museum. It is not only a fun challenge for our visitors, but it provides a unique educational experience,” said Jennifer Pace Robinson, president and CEO, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. “SCOOBY-DOO™ and Mystery Inc. teach families and children that with teamwork, courage, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved.”
Be sure to gather the family around for a photo op that all generations will enjoy–a photo with The Mystery Machine! The Mystery Machine, on loan from Warner Bros. Archives, was one of four that were initially made for the live-action movies SCOOBY-DOO (2002) and SCOOBY-DOO 2: MONSTERS UNLEASED (2004).