MURDER MYSTERY DINNER

ABOUT THE EXCURSION

There’s been a murder! Dine aboard to find out whodunit.

An edge-of-your-seat, whodunit evening of suspense and comedy!
Food, fun, great staff, and a rolling ride through the countryside and the antics of Act 1 Productions, all combined to give you and your family a great night out!

This event is a truly classic and unforgettable experience.

This two hour event will begin with the first course served stationary in our First Class Parlor Car. Thirty minutes into your dinner, the train will depart for a one and half hour roundtrip excursion over the line that connected New Hope with Philadelphia in 1891. The historic ride winds through the Bucks County woods, along once vital waterways and across numerous open deck trestle bridges.

You will dine in the railroads early 1900’s first class parlor car, enjoying a carefully prepared gourmet meal by our kitchen staff, served by the railroads uniformed attendants.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Murder Mystery shows are designed for an adult audience and may contain some mild adult humor and innuendo not suitable for children. No child fares or menus are provided. Children may ride for the adult fare at parents’ discretion.
  • While we have no official dress code and welcome guests in whatever attire they feel most comfortable, we do suggest smart or casual dressy attire. However, it is not required on this excursion.
  • Advance reservations are required.
  • On-site parking fees not included.
  • This excursion is intended for adults age 18 years of age and older.
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FEATURES

  • Availability

    This Murder Mystery excursion operates on Friday, February 9th at 6:30 PM.

  • Location

    New Hope Train Station, located at 32 W. Bridge St, New Hope, PA 18938.

  • Route

    New Hope, PA Train Station to None Such, PA Train Station and return. (Round-trip)

  • Duration

    The event is approximately 120 minutes.

  • Motive Power

    Steam Locomotive #40. Recently restored and built in 1925.

  • Inclusions

    • Three course meal served onboard the train.
    • 90 minute scenic train ride in First Class accommodations.
    • Interactive dining experience with Act 1 Productions, Murder Mystery show.
    • Coffee, tea and water
    • All taxes


THREE COURSE MENU

First course is served 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
Second course is served upon departure, followed by a 90 minute, scenic train ride.

  • First Course

    Salad: Mesclun Greens, Red Onion, Mandarin Oranges, Dried Cranberries, Goat Cheese in a Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing.

  • Second Course (Choose one)

    1. Jumbo Lump Crab Cake served with potato & vegetable
    2. Four Cheese Ravioli in a Browned Butter, Sage and Walnut Sauce.
    3. Breaded Chicken Breast served with a sundried Tomato & Basil puree and potato and vegetable
    4. Pork in a Cranberry Balsamic Compote served with potato & vegetable

  • Third Course

    Dark Chocolate Fondue for Two serverd with bananas, strawberries, pound cake and brownies.

* All Entrees are accompanied with A Seasonal Vegetable, and Roasted Potatoes.

E-TICKET FARES

  • First Class
  • First Class
  • First Class

Our First Class seating is offered in our luxuriously appointed, climate controlled parlor car, that has been restored to its original turn of the century splendor. Guests will be seated at a table with four chairs. 

*You may also purchase one of our photo packages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (age 21 and older) from our onboard full service bar.

Seats are limited, so reserve your e-Tickets early.

  • First Class, Private Seating

    You will be seated at a private table.
    Adult (Age 18+): $129.99   BUY NOW

  • First Class, General Seating

    You may be seated at a table of four with other guests.
    Adult (Age 18+): $102.99   BUY NOW

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HOW TO PURCHASE

  • You can purchase your tickets online or contact our call center at (215) 862-2332.
  • We strongly discourage attempting to purchase e-Tickets the day of the event. A majority of dates and/or times will be sold out.
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NOTICE

Other excursions and/or events are available. Check out our complete train schedule to see all our options.

e-Ticket fares are subject to a 9% Processing Fee. Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad reserves the right, without liability and notice, to cancel and/or otherwise modify the schedule, fares, times, dates, routing, motive power, equipment and/or seat selection on any excursion, train and/or event whenever, in its judgement, circumstances warrant. The railroad is not responsible for lack of sufficient capacity or adverse weather conditions that prevent operations. There are a limited number of e-Tickets available for each day during this event.  If you have not pre-purchased e-Tickets, please call 215-862-2332 before coming, as e-Tickets may not be available. e-Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable and will not be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. All excursions, trains and events are subject to availability. Boarding by class of e-Ticket may occur. e-Tickets must be presented to a train crew member prior to boarding the train for validation purposes. Smoking is prohibited on board the train and at all stations. The railroad assumes no liability for lost or stolen items. On-site parking fees not included.

Payment in full at booking by major credit card is required to finalize a reservation. You may not reschedule a reservation after the scheduled departure, no exceptions.

You agree that the Murder Mystery event (the “Event”) for which you purchased tickets and/or attended is a public event, that your appearance and actions inside and outside the venue where the Event occurs are public in nature, and that you have no expectation of privacy with regard to your actions or conduct at the Event. You hereby irrevocably grant permission to the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad and/or their assigns to use, copy, display, distribute, exhibit and utilize your name, image, digital image, likeness, acts, poses, voice, appearance, movements and statements in any live or recorded audio, video or photographic display or other transmission, exhibition, publication or reproduction of same, including at the Event (regardless of whether before, during or after the Event) for any purpose, in any manner, in any medium or context now known or hereafter developed without further authorization from or any compensation to you or anyone acting or entitled to act on your behalf.

All rights reserved. Murder Mystery and all related characters and elements are trademarks of The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad and Act 1 Productions.

All images on this website are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the products, equipment, motive power and/or services offered during events, excursions and/or trains. The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad reserves the right to change images and specifications at any time without liability and notice.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE INGREDIENTS:
The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of ingredients or nutritional information we provide nor liable for any adverse reactions caused by the products we offer. Please be advised that we prepare our foods in a commercial kitchen where cross-contact with food allergens is possible and where ingredient substitutions and recipe revisions are sometimes made. In addition, manufacturers of commercial foods we use may change their product formulation or consistency of ingredients at any time without notice. Accordingly, actual ingredients and nutritional content may vary and we cannot guarantee that any food item will be completely free of food allergens. To the extent you have any questions regarding ingredients of a particular food item, please contact our event planner for more information.

Have questions? Please check out our FAQ page.