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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
+1 239-275-8487
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Fun Time

I have to say this was something we have wanted to do for some time. First finding it was a bit of... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2015
Orlando, Florida
Good fun

Hide the kids smartphones and encourage them to have fun as they look and listen for clues to solve... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2015
Bob J
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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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  • Poor6%
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2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
+1 239-275-8487
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

I have to say this was something we have wanted to do for some time. First finding it was a bit of a challenge. On Google Maps it appears to be on the south side of the street but in fact it was on the...More

4  Thank vwirth
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Hide the kids smartphones and encourage them to have fun as they look and listen for clues to solve a 'murder.' Convincing actors stage a mini/play in between courses of dinner that's served on a slow moving train. The food was surprisingly good (order the...More

2  Thank Bob J
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Amazing how these actors do their gig four times (for the four different rail cars). Actors were fun and engaging, but didn't impose themselves on the diners.

2  Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 14 December 2015

By the time we were finished with this evening, we spent about $200.00/couple on this attraction and it was definitely not worth it. The train ride takes about four hours in total and travels through areas of Fort Myers that are not attractive. The play...More

4  Thank welovedmaine08
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We attended the show "don't cry for me" on November 14, 2016. This is first time we have attended such an event, so we did not know what to expect. Tickets run about $82 including tax, but do not include drinks or gratuities (yes, you...More

3  Thank DCbikerman
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Outstanding adventure. Our friends and us would have never thought this could be so much fun. The train cars were comfortable, dinner was tasty, actors were delightful, and wait staff were very friendly and helpful. They all did a wonderful job. We will likely go...More

1  Thank Michelle K P
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Booked as an Anniversary dinner and had a wonderful time. The actors are marvelous, into character (with some added laughs). Simply fantastic group of actors. The train was beautifully decorated for Halloween. Thought the food would be OK but was so surprised - it too...More

1  Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Enjoy a live murder mystery show while chef prepares your five course dinner on board. You have the option of 3 entrees: Teriyaki Salmon, Prime Rib, Chicken Breast stuffed with ricotta and spinach. I went with the Prime Rib, I ordered medium and my plate...More

Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Went for a girls night last week and thought this would be a fun new experience. I was mistaken. Our group was split up as we were not informed there were no tables able to seat more than four when making the reservation. The food...More

8  Thank chefstefwithanF
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary by going on the Murder Mystery train with another couple. The food was very good. We also really enjoyed the murder mystery. I would definitely go again!

1  Thank Travelzombee
MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2015

Happy Anniversary! Here's to many more.

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Terre D
15 October 2017|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Great questions! We seat all guests at tables of four and make final seating assignments on a first come first serve basis. That said, we encourage new guests to book your reservations as soon as you know when you wish to... More
25 August 2017|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Good question! All of our tables seat four. Couples may be seated with other couples. However, larger parties are seated at adjacent tables. We do our best to accommodate across the aisle, but seating is a first come... More
Dalia F F
9 August 2017|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
you may book on our secure website directly. Otherwise please call us between 9am and 5pm. We have been extremely busy and have brought on new staff to handle all the guests excited to join us. If you still cannot get... More