Intermediate game in Brno for adults

Mystery of the Old Town Hall

Crooked towers, dishonest councillors, the Brno dragon... That you know all that? Good, because we won't tell those legends. Join us for a tour at the Old Town Hall around the lesser-known corners and, finally, a bird's eye view of Brno!

We will guide you through the unusual corners of this building and you will have the opportunity to get to know it in a truly unusual way. For example, you will find the oldest living room in the town hall and find out who worked there. Count how many stairs you have to climb to get a panoramic view of the whole of Brno. With a hidden puzzle, of course.

The outdoor (though in this case more indoor) puzzlehunt The Mystery of the Old Town Hall uses the genius loci of the very heart of the city of Brno, besides having fun in the form of seven difficult puzzles, you will also learn interesting historical information.

Take your friends, family or teammates and come and discover the secrets of the Old Town Hall!

7 tasks

dressed in a historical clothing

1 building

which has served the city for almost 700 years

3 halls

that you don’t see every day

1 tower

that you climb

To learn more, look at game details.

This game is also available in Czech as Tajemství Staré radnice.


How to play?

Most of the information you need to play the game can be found on the game page, including where and how to get started and the registration form for your team.

The game is operated by the Brno Tourist Information Centre –
For up-to-date information on prices and opening times, please go to the relevant page of TIC Brno.

Cryptomania is involved in the maintenance of the game and regular functionality checks.

Game details

So that you know what to expect

Team size

The game is designed for 2–5 member teams. It was created primarily for adult players, but children (12+) are also able to participate in partial tasks.

Game difficulty

Intermediate game (You do not need to have previous experience with cipher or escape games, but some tasks may take you a few moments to solve).


You will walk aprox. 400 meters inside the Old Town Hall. It should take you around 1.5 hours.


The game brochure (can be obtained at game start at the Information center), a smart phone or tablet with an internet connection and a pencil.


The game start must be consulted with TIC employees (tel. +420 542 427 150, email:


Tourist Information Center, Radnická 8 (At the crocodile), Brno


The total score is the primary criterion, in case of a tie the total time is used as the secondary criterion. Show only up to 500 first finished teams.

Rank Team name Total score Total time
1. Glenns 70 b. 01:11:49
2. Team Purple Blue 70 b. 01:15:39
3. WiWö32 70 b. 01:34:18
4. FRDIS 70 b. 01:41:46
5. Dices (Tessa) 70 b. 02:13:24
6. The Town Hall conquerors (Main Conqueror) 65 b. 00:10:01
7. The distinctive three 65 b. 01:16:32
8. Bibi&Roro 55 b. 01:27:31
9. Musetorpedobataljonen (Ferdinand Eide Rode) 55 b. 01:38:09
10. Alvaro 55 b. 01:48:01
11. Tourism Class 2 55 b. 02:20:50
12. Meikäläiset 50 b. 01:04:30
13. Mir 50 b. 01:27:42
14. TrippleA (Anton) 45 b. 01:53:34
15. Tourism Class 1 35 b. 02:52:15
16. Superawesomedudes 30 b. 01:18:33
17. Preussewien (Bodwin) 30 b. 01:28:23
18. Elisa 25 b. 02:01:35
19. TeamHamburg (Jonas, Johanna) 20 b. 01:01:28
20. Budejovice (Alex) 20 b. 01:13:17
… and 7 more teams finished the game.

Show first 500 teams

Trail partners
TIC Brno
Brno city
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