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Mystery at the Museum: Case at the Edge of the Woods

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Fort la Reine Museum

2652 Saskatchewan Ave. East

Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 3Z9

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MYSTERY AT THE MUSEUM: CASE AT THE EDGE OF THE WOODS.

Theatrical Murder Mystery Tours at the Fort la Reine Museum.

"Case at the Edge of the Woods" will be the 7th Mystery at the Museum hosted at the Fort la Reine Museum in Portage la Prairie. Produced by local film and theatre collective, Sunbean Productions, the immersive and interactive murder mystery tours begin at night, led by a charming Detective. As our guests (You) move about the early 20th century village, you will encounter various characters, discover clues and by the end of the show, decide who is guilty of the murder. With various possible outcomes, the experience will be fun, unique and filled with intrigue!

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Following the continuing drafts of World War II, Canada’s small town of Bloom, Manitoba, lives in a state of unease. Although they are far from the chaos, the threat of potential danger is a fear that encourages the collective bravery from many local officials. Those of the highest caliber of merit are from Bloom’s police department, home to Inspector James Buchanan, and his Chief Constable Basil Johnson.

Two young men have been recently relieved from their posts in the war and have returned home to become rangers for Riding Mountain National Park. One is a dashing, young, newly engaged man, Nicholas Thompson, and and the other a married man, Eddie Kendrick, who is the owner of a large farm at the edge of Bloom’s woods. When Kendrick is brutally murdered in his study after an evening of socializing with Thompson and his fiance, Darla Merriweather, Buchanan is plagued with concern and confusion. Hunters have taken up house in Bloom for the winter, medical interns are stationed in the town and a young reporter weasels her nose a bit too close to the case for Buchanan’s liking. Suddenly, the whole town becomes woven into this tragedy, and Buchanan’s initial suspicion of Nicholas Thompson becomes clouded with uncertainty.

There are new people on the block this year, and Buchanan, along with his partner Constable Basil Johnson, must unravel this mystery before the killer strikes again.

Know Before You Go FAQ

● The Theatrical Tour is outside, so appropriate dress is important!

The show goes on rain or shine!

● This show is rated PG, as it does contain crime related mature content themes, but depicts no direct graphic violence.

● This show is fully wheelchair accessible; with fully accessible washroom facilities.

● This show is great to attend solo or as a group!

***Don't delay, Mystery at the Museum gets sold out 4 years running!


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2652 Saskatchewan Ave. East

Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 3Z9

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