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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

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Address: 2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33916
Phone Number: 239-275-8487
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/train, Dining
Description: The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf...
The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side Murder Mystery Show and a Nostalgic Train Trip as our On-board Chef prepares a delicious Five Course Dinner. The train seats up to 200 people and operates year round, Wednesday through Sunday, and holds special holiday events, like a Sweetheart Express for Valentine’s Day, a New Year’s Eve Gala, two traditional New England style Thanksgiving dinners, and Halloween Ghost Trains. The Murder Mystery Dinner Train also offers hotel Get-Away packages with special rates available only through the railroad.
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It was a fun experience. Food was good and enjoyed the show. Loved the actual train ride, can be bumpy so make sure if you aren't good with motion sickness to take something. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Coral Springs, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We chose the Murder Mystery Dinner Train for the 3rd time and enjoyed it as we had previously. The play is unique in its presentation, and the dinner--prepared on the train--was very good. Seating is at tables for four, and the food consists of hors d'ouvres, a delicious soup, choice of salad, one of 3 entrées, and dessert (which was... More 

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Newport News, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took my mom in law out for her birthday. Our sister in law had recommended The murder mystery train after having experienced it herself. She was on the money. The food was great, we all had the prime rib which was cooked to the exact temperature we ordered. (It's so nice we the chef knows the difference between rare,... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It was a fun experience. Food was good and enjoyed the show. Loved the actual train ride, can be bumpy so make sure if you aren't good with motion sickness to take something. The tips were not included and neither were beverages. Ended up paying an extra 40 on top of the 150 already paid for 2 people.

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Went on a Sunday night with my husband and 20 yr old daughter who is home from college for the summer. We had a ball. This really brings you back to experience the olden days (so don't go thinking it's one of those new super-duper rides at Disney- it isn't) which is sad that some of the negative comments from... More 

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Buckhannon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Nothing about this was spectacular in any way. This is probably really fun for children, but being 20 it was extremely easy to guess the culprit, and the acting was a little too cheesy for my taste. The food was just alright, nothing was truly spectacular, though the key lime pie was good. Service was ok, but my boyfriend went... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My mom and I went. First time going for both of us. I was warned by other people the it would be a rocky ride. That I would say is one of the 2 downfalls. But you can't blame them. 2nd was my mom's prime rib was cold. Mine was great. Food was delicious. Actors were great but it might... More 

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Aventura, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a great experience to share with a group of friends and do something unique. The Show - The best part of the experience was the show. We saw "Murder Most Elite." Off the bat, the acting was great. You feel the drama and intensity of the actors. They were all impressive and surprisingly very good. Ambiance and setting... More 

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Prince Frederick, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had a group of four the Sunday night train. The train cars furnishings were very nice. The wait staff was very helpful but also reminded you EVERY FIVE MINUTES that their gratuity is not included in the ticket price. Also beverages such as ice tea and coffee are not included in the price of the ticket. As usual they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Always great fun, good food and once again guessed wrong about who did it. PS: it was not the maid. New shows all the time. The guys came up with the correct murder mystery who done it. The girls lost.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was the second time we went and we had a great time. The food was fantastic and so was the service. The actors were wonderful and very engaged with the audience. It was fun writing down clues and trying to figure out who the murderer was. This is a must for anyone wanting something different for dinner.

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Address: Address: 2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33916
Phone Number: 239-275-8487
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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