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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: +1 239-275-8487
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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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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Fun Evening but Event is Showing its Age

We have been talking about going to this attraction for years and finally had an opportunity to do so. The train left on time and the actors made their best effort to put on a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 February 2015
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

We have been talking about going to this attraction for years and finally had an opportunity to do so. The train left on time and the actors made their best effort to put on a good show. However, the cars are showing their age and the ride was not as enjoyable as we would have hoped. We were seated with... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

This was our third and will be the last visit to the murder mystery dinner train. The food and entertainment quality has plummeted. The wilted salad and chocolate sheet cake were inedible. The prime rib, caked in pepper, was unpalatable. If you want tea or coffee, $2 per person is add to the bill along with a suggested $8 per... More 

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Leamington, Canada
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546 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

We came here with a group about 24 from our RV park to ride this dinner train and be entertained by some actors putting on a murder mystery. The train trip part was not too bad except for the rocking back and forth of the cars. If you have problems with vertigo then I would not recommend doing this event.... More 

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Tequesta, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and I made the trip to Fort Myers for a nice relaxing evening aboard the Seminole Gulf Railway for Valentine's and what a treat it was we didn't have to wait in a long line like you normally have to do at a restaurant for special occasions and the staff was great throughout the whole night, the couple... More 

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Midwestern USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Two couples enjoyed a fabulously surprising and delicious Saturday evening on the murder mystery train! We did not anticipate having a real gourmet dinner, but when the parmesan cheese soup was served we knew we were in for a real treat with the rest of the meal as well! Although I don't expect any of the actors to get an... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

We had been looking forward to this excursion since booking it over a week ago. Everyone involved from the ticket desk to the servers, the actors and train engineer were cheerful and made you fell welcome aboard. The Mystery was "A Slim Chance of Murder" and the ambiance of the dining car, all made for a realistic performance. Seated at... More 

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Kells, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

We decided to take our train enthusiast son on the train for thanksgiving and also as a treat for our daughter who was celebrating her 2nd birthday. We have previously visited the gulf train ride, once on a murder mystery evening ride and for a previous thanksgiving lunch. The train ride itself was interesting and the views very pretty. The... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

Have seen adds for this attraction, but had never been, until we went with out-of-town guests. The smooth train ride included a full cash bar and a delicious five course dinner. Awaiting us at our assigned table was a large fruit/cheese/cracker tray, more than enought for four people. The rest of the meal included soup, salad, and choice of entree.... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Our Mini Cooper Club arranged a fun event on the Murder Mystery Train! Our 5 course meal was very good! The actors engaged with the audience. A great way to spend quaity time with friends! Good food, mystery and MURDER!!

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Seminole, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

We have done this adventure before, and it never disappoints. 5 course dinner which is amazing! Our prime rib was cooked to perfection. The show is a little hookie, but fun. These actors are performing the same show in 4 different train cars. It is a lot of fun. Tables are in groups of 4, so if your party is... More 

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