Tomb, Drago’s Castle, and Deep Space have begun unloading at our newest location in Buffalo NY! We’re excited to call the Walden Galleria home! For some behind the scenes photos of ‘install’ – check out our Facebook page. Check out the photos here!
Tomb, Drago’s Castle, and Deep Space have now opened their lobby doors to the public in our new location in the Crossgates Mall in Albany, NY! Come on down and join us! Buy tickets here!
Talk about a glowing review! The fantastic people over at Escape Authority taped on a sixth key when reviewing our adventure out in West Nyack, NY! Thanks guys!
Great article on NPR about the top 10 children’s exhibits in America! Not only does 5 Wits have exhibits in half of the museums on the list, we’re the featured photos in #6 and #7! Check out the article here!
IT’S SO SHINY! As you can probably tell, we have a new website! Please be patient with us while we work out all the kinks. If you’ve found any errors, broken links, or the like – please contact us!
Great feature in the Wall Street Journal about the future of malls and entertainment. Our Espionage adventure is the featured photo! Check out the article here!
The Pharaoh Is In… Tomb has now opened it’s large stone doors to the public in our West Nyack NY location at the Palisades Mall! The new installation features two new games – one of which is a callback to the original Boston Tomb! Buy tickets here!
Matt DuPlessie, owner and CEO of the 5 Wits Companies, spoke at the TEA / SATE event on September 28th. His ‘glowing rectangles’ speech became quite the topic of conversation! Read more here!
This award winning children’s exhibit was a phenomenal opportunity for us and our partners at Schell Games. This all-new interactive exhibit was built as an ‘overlay’ to the existing museum. Guests can interact with new exhibits and old ones in a new way! Check out this video of one of our favorite parts of the exhibit! Share this Post
Located next to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA, 20,000 Leagues is an hour-long, interactive, guided walk-through adventure. Guests take on the role of explorers when they stumble across the entrance to the mythical submarine known as the Nautilus. Following in the footsteps of the legendary Captain Nemo, visitors must face many challenges to learn the secrets of the ship and …
5 Wits Productions has been privileged to work with Strong National Museum of Play on multiple projects. Despite having an excellent exhibit development shop in house, SNMoP regularly asks 5 Wits to design, build, and install interactive elements. Share this Post
5 Wits has greatly enjoyed the opportunity to help improve and sustain show elements for Blue Man Group Boston. Our work includes rebuilding an on-stage elevator, creating a new sled for sliding a unique drumset onto the stage, and designing and installing a large, truss-based rigging system. Share this Post
5 Wits has been privileged to collaborate on several exciting interactive elements in the MathAlive! traveling exhibition, produced for Evergreen Exhibitions. 5 Wits collaborated with the Evergreen creative team for the design process and was responsible for the engineering and the physical fabrication on these select interactives. These interactives are unique to the MathAlive! exhibition. Share this Post
5 Wits Productions was proud to work with our partners D & P to create this amazing centerpiece interactive to the Smithsonian’s American Enterprise exhibit! Featuring individually controllable LEDs and wheels with variable resistance, you must ‘persist’ to the top of the tower! Share this Post
TOMB was 5 Wits’ premier attraction, located in the heart of the Fenway neighborhood in Boston, MA. This 45-minute, 5 room, walk-through adventure received much critical acclaim over its seven year stay in Boston. Since then, we have built many more ‘Tombs’ across the east coast, with many more to come! We are not just an exhibit fabricator, but also …
‘Time is ticking and everything is on the line when an evil corporation threatens the world. Do you have what it takes to save the day?’ Espionage, 5 Wits’ second adventure attraction, remains one of the most popular themes in our venues. 5 Wits is responsible for the concept, design, detailing, and operation of this attraction! Share this Post
As our newest theme to join the 5 Wits adventure roster, Deep Space showcases some of 5 Wits Productions’ most impressive design challenges – including a full-size teleporter and a fully controllable room featuring 11,000 LEDs! Share this Post
Though the Boston Museum of Science has impressive exhibit development capabilities of it’s own, 5 Wits has been privileged to collaborate on several unique interactives. When the Boston Museum of Science needed to make improvements to their 40 foot tall, high voltage Van Der Graaff generator, they knew the right company to call. Designed and built by Dr. Robert J. …