Agents of Discovery


Are you ready to explore Mill Valley from your phone? You can now play an Agents of Discovery mission in Downtown Mill Valley! This mission begins at the Depot Plaza, 87 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, 94941. During this mission, you will learn about the history of some of Mill Valley's historic landmarks and buildings as well as current public art installations.

Additional missions will be added soon. Stay tuned for details!

To play Agents of Discovery, follow these instructions:

  1. Download the Agents of Discovery app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Make sure your mobile device's GPS is enabled.
  3. Open the app. Login to your account, or create a new account if you are a new agent. You do not need an account to play, but you will need to create an account if you want to save a history of the missions you have completed.
  4. Tap "Missions" at the home screen.
  5. The app automatically finds the missions that are closest to your location. If you are in Mill Valley, the Discover Mill Valley: Explore Through History and Art mission will automatically appear at the top.
  6. Open the mission you wish to accept.
  7. Mission "challenges" are GPS-triggered. As you move along the mission route, your mobile device will alert you when you get near the location of the next challenge.
  8. When a new challenge appears on your screen, tap to open it. You will learn fun facts about nature and wildlife, and then get a puzzle to solve.
  9. Solve all the challenges to complete the mission!

Agents of Discovery missions can be found at refuges, parks, nature centers, and museums all over the United States and Canada! Look for them when you travel, or visit the Agents of Discovery website for a list.

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