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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

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Address: 2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
Phone Number: 239-275-8487
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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
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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 208 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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A great activity.

We were put in the Captiva car. We had requested the the Marco car on the even side of the car (because that side had better scenery to view). We like the smaller more intimate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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208 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were put in the Captiva car. We had requested the the Marco car on the even side of the car (because that side had better scenery to view). We like the smaller more intimate car. They were not using that car so we were put in the Captiva car. Put in a request that you NOT be assigned the... More 

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Mount Nebo, West Virginia
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43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a little trouble finding the railroad station, but once we were on board the train, it was great. The idea is such a cute one--a five course meal and a murder mystery--all done in three hours.

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review. So glad to read that you had such a fun evening. Our staff makes that their goal every night. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lot of fun! My hubby and I booked a Sat night train ride. The food was good and plentiful. The staff was on top of everything and the actors were great! The only issue we had at first was the train rocking back and forth (which is expected when riding a train), but we adjusted to it... More 

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Thank Giddyyup219
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review! I am so glad to read that you and your hubby had such a great time. Please stay in touch through our Facebook or Instagram pages or on our own website for upcoming shows and holiday events. All aboard! More 

Miami, Florida
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119 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for a friends birthday and as a vegetarian I was very disappointed that they didn't offer that as an option. They have a set menu of a beef dish, a chicken dish and a fish dish. If you don't eat flesh they give you sides. for $80+ tax my friend was given cheese and crakers, soup, the smallest... More 

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments as we are always looking for positive feedback to improve. That said, we do not shy away from, and are in fact very upfront about our fixed menu with traditional beef, poultry, and seafood main course options made with fresh ingredients daily. Should we make a change to our menu to include a vegetarian option... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Sat evening train for my sister's birthday, and there were 14 of us. We had a very pleasant time with the show, the food, and the other passengers. The train ride was also nice. We were all a little stiff after 3 1/2 hours on hard chairs. Cushions would be appreciated. The show was fun, eventhough none... More 

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Thank balinesian
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

I am glad to know everyone in your family had a great time. Thank you for the review and I hope to see you all again for another night of food, fun and murder. All aboard! More 

marco island, FL
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the whole, it was a fun evening with delicious food, enjoyable acting and great service. The first issue was how difficult it was to find the parking area. Signage is limited. The sign they use as a landmark (Lee County Educational Center) is yellow letters written on a sand colored background, so is difficult to read. I would go... More 

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your comments for improvement. We do strive for continual improvement to make all of our guests happy. Hope to see you again. More 

New Hampshire
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121 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always thought a Murdery-Mystery Dinner would be fun so when a friend came to Ft Myers we had an excuse to visit the Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train. It was tricky to find, GPS was wonky,so head out a little early if you have not seen the location to the left of an Education Center.. The... More 

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

We are glad that you had a good time, and appreciate your comments as we always aim to improve. Thank you for the review. More 

Melbourne, Florida
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60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second trip on this unique attraction. Celebrating a birthday added to the festive feeling. Play was awesome; Food is always outstanding and the comfort of the ride is very good. When you exit, you have the feeling you have been on a train ride, attended an interesting play and enjoyed a gourmet meal.

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review! Please be sure to stay in touch on our website, Facebook, or Instagram for a future journey aboard the Murder Mystery Dinner Train. More 

Denville, New Jersey
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95 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends and thoroughly enjoyed the murder mystery (cast was great, including their ad libs). Most surprising was the excellent quality of the food, which is cooked on the train itself. The prime rib was better than what I've had in some restaurants. A lot of fun from the performance through the food to the final reveal.

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Thank Svensk11
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Glad to read that we pleasantly surprised you with a killer meal. Thanks for the five star review, and please do stay in touch on Facebook, Instagram, and our website for future events. More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Murder Mystery Train. We liked it so much last year, that when my husband asked what I wanted for my birthday, I told him to go back on the train! Always a blast! The food is fantastic and the shows are so much fun! You will not be disappointed! Go check it out.... More 

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this review

Crystal, Thank you for your glowing review and your return business! Please stay in touch. More 

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