New app for virtual scavenger hunts at Smithsonian

Friday - 7/9/2010, 5:05pm EDT

Kellian Adams, head of Museum Education, SCVNGR; and Beth Py-Lieberman, editor, Go Smithsonian Visitors Guide

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You remember going on scavenger hunts when you were a kid.

But now there is a whole new way to experience the Smithsonian museums.

It is interactive game on your iPhone or Android phone.

The trek uses an application by a company called "SCVNGR."

The women behind the hunt are Kellian Adams, who heads up Museum Education at SCVNGR, and Beth Py-Lieberman, the editor of the Go Smithsonian visitors guide.