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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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Great fun for train buffs young and old.

What fun!! My sister and I wanted to treat my dad, who is a train buff, to a fun evening that... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
cjpknp
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Fort Myers, Florida
This had to be the top of the to do list!

What a pleasant surprise this venue was. We decided to this as something different and it wad... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
pandam1
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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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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“course meal” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
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2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

What fun!! My sister and I wanted to treat my dad, who is a train buff, to a fun evening that would include the ride provided by this train. The dinner and show were added perks. Absolutely fabulous meal. The train is right on schedule...More

2  Thank cjpknp
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise this venue was. We decided to this as something different and it wad something we could not do at home. This was worth every dime it cost. I told our friends when we saw what the menu was, that it would...More

3  Thank pandam1
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It was fun to ride the train. At one point it goes right over the river. The food was very good The service excellent. The show a little simple but fun for the venue. .

1  Thank Barbara226
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The dinner show is fun and entertaing and the diiner is very well prepared. It was fun to see areas of Lee & Charlotte counties that you can't see from the roadways.

1  Thank Executive C
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Went with my son and mom for a fun end of summer trip since my son loves trains. It's a LONG drive from the Tampa Bay area. When you first step into the train, all the tables are set with white linens and a large...More

1  Thank jmhester1
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The train ride and show was an okay experience. The actors were great, but the food was just okay not as good of quality as you would expect for a $79 ticket. The tables only had three pens for four people so it made it...More

Thank AWF98
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Well worth it. We drove over from Fort Lauderdale so we did the Internet special and stayed at Marriott.

1  Thank Valvette
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We have heard about this train ride for years and finally decided to pick up a special package that was offered on the Internet. It provides a night at the Courtyard Marriott along with tickets for the Mystery Train which is less than a quarter...More

1  Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We've seen ads about this for years & always thought it might be fun, and it was. We read all the reviews, some good, some bad, but they do give you a reasonable picture. (exceopt for the reviewer that said to BYOB....they definitely do not...More

7  Thank Road_Warrior34655
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Everything was enjoyable the entire evening. Food and entertainment were wonderful. The low point was when we ended our evening and had to depart into a severe thunderstorm. The employees forced everyone off the train into a torrential downpour with heavy lightening. There were several...More

1  Thank ssisk0
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Das42
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Response from crucitagil | Reviewed this property |
Definitely NO... Only four seats tables….If you seat four in one table the other two probably will share with unknown guest. Another ”trick” option: get two tables for 3 person each…Bet you won’t have to share with... More
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Dalia F F
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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
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Hello to all of our guests past present and future. We are in the midst of hiring additional reservations staff and revamping our online booking system so everyone may hop aboard in a smoother and more timely manner. Thank... More
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