“This game is brilliantly conceived. It will bring out your inner sleuth for sure”
(Maureen Jennings, Murdoch Mysteries creator)
Solve the Secret of Station House No. 4
Detective Murdoch is missing and as Toronto’s newest constables you’ve been called into action, but the clock is ticking! You only have 60 minutes to save Murdoch. Discover the clues, piece together the evidence, crack the case, and unravel the Secret of Station House No. 4!
Step into a world of intrigue and wonder as we bring the global hit television show Murdoch Mysteries to real life in this immersive escape game for all ages.
After a successful year and a half, The Secret of Station House No. 4 has been relocated to the Stable Coachman’s House on the grounds of Casa Loma as part of the Escape Casa Loma series.
$40 + HST / General
$46 + HST / Prime Time
Holiday ticket prices will vary
This is a live event and all sales are final. Once the booking is confirmed, refunds and exchanges are not accepted.
60 minutes of game play
Games run every day. If you’re interested in playing in a time not listed, please contact us to arrange a private game.
Stable Coachman’s House
330 Walmer Road
Toronto, M5R 2Y4
This venue is accessible by car and transit, with parking available outside Casa Loma’s entrance and street parking available on Walmer Road. Find directions here.
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Frequently asked questions
What is this?
The Casa Loma Escape Series is an evolution of the escape game format. It is a series of immersive adventure games set at Casa Loma. The world of Murdoch Mysteries has now arrived at Casa Loma and has taken residency at the Stable Coachman’s House. The players will solve puzzles, unravel mysteries and rub shoulders with the colourful characters of Murdoch’s time.
Does the game take place on the Murdoch set?
No, the game takes place at the Stable Coachman’s House on the grounds of Casa Loma in downtown Toronto. The room is designed as the Incident Room, an as-yet-unseen area of Station House No. 4.
Will I be 'locked' in the room?
No one is ever actually locked up in the Murdoch Mysteries escape adventure. The rooms are intricate and thematic. You will never be forced into a tight enclosed space. Anyone can exit the game at any time – however, once outside, there is no re-admittance.
If I played the Murdoch game before, is this one any different?
The puzzles and narrative for Murdoch Mysteries will be the same as the initial game that was at George Brown House. The difference is that the game will be built into the Stable Coachman’s House on the grounds of Casa Loma; so the layout and game mechanics might differ slightly, but generally the game is the same Murdoch Mysteries escape adventure as the original one.
I want to play with my friends only. What should I do?
If you would like a team with your friends and do not want other players to join you, please purchase all 12 tickets for the time slot that suits you. See more games on our parties and groups page or email us at email@example.com.
I cannot find any dates that I can attend. When do future tickets go on sale?
Do you have a waiting or cancellation list or rush tickets?
On our booking form, just click the ‘wait list’ button for the date you’re interested in. If the date becomes available, emails will be sent out to the waiting list in the order in which they registered – sign up now to make sure you’re one of the first to know!
Does the game require a minimum number of players?
Yes, The Secret of Station House No. 4 requires a minimum of 6 players. If your booked game session does not reach a minimum of 6 players total we may contact you (with 24 hours notice) to find another game for you to play.
You do not need to book the minimum tickets yourself. For example, two groups of three players would meet the minimum.
Are tickets refundable?
No. All sales are final. Please be aware that our game is a live event, so once the booking is confirmed, refunds, cancellations or reschedules cannot be accepted.
Can I put all the tickets under my name?
Yes. Please make sure that you (or your friend) bring the tickets.
Are tickets transferable to my friend?
Yes. You can give or sell your tickets to another person.
How do I buy gift vouchers?
To buy gift vouchers, either choose an amount which can be applied to any game, or select a specific time and date.
Can I take photos or videos in the room?
To keep the secrets of our games fun for everyone, no photos or videos are allowed during the event.
Wouldn't this be more fun after a few drinks?
Escape games require a sharp and sober mind. Also, you may be grouped with other players, so it’s important that you be cooperative. Please note if you arrive intoxicated our staff has the right to refuse you access and no refunds will be given.
Are there any health risks while playing the game?
No. None of our games require extraneous physical exertion or interaction with hazardous materials.
Is the game wheelchair accessible?
The Stable Coachman’s House is unfortunately not a wheelchair accessible site, as there are stairs at the entrance.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to make special arrangements.
Can kids play the game?
The Murdoch Mysteries escape adventure is suitable for anyone, from fans of the show to those who have never watched it.
The game will be most enjoyed by those ages 12 and up, although the youngest age to play is 10. For every 4 players between the ages of 10-16, there must be at least 1 accompanying adult. Additionally, a waiver signed by a guardian/parent is required. Please contact us if you require the waiver sent to you in advance and we will send you a PDF file.
What should I wear?
Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes – high heels and flip flops are not recommended. Costumes, however, are encouraged!
Where can I park?
Paid parking is available outside Casa Loma’s entrance with free parking available after 5:00pm. Please note that the parking lot is unattended after 5:00pm so don’t leave any valuables in the vehicles.
Please also note that when there are special events at Casa Loma, parking may be unavailable or have a charge even after 5:00pm.
Paid street parking is available on Walmer Road and surrounding areas as well.
Do you offer group or corporate bookings?
Yes! We’d love to host you and your group of colleagues! You can find more details on our team building page or email us at email@example.com.
My question wasn't answered here!
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading Murdoch Question and we’ll get back to you with an answer as soon as we can!
Real-life escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit.
Launched in Toronto in 2017, The Secret of Station House No. 4 Murdoch Mysteries escape game will give fans the chance to experience first hand everything they love about the show and let all players step into the shoes of the best turn of the century detective.
Detective Murdoch is missing and as Toronto’s newest constables you’ve been called into action, but the clock is ticking! You only have 60 minutes to save Murdoch. Discover the clues, piece together the evidence, crack the case, and unravel The Secret of Station House No. 4!
Complete your night!
Nothing caps off a night of adventure like a drink with friends.
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Receive a complimentary glass of prosecco or house wine
Terms and Conditions: Valid at any Cibo Wine Bar location in Toronto. Offer is only for guests 19+ with valid ID. Limit one per person. Not valid for special events or promotions. A valid Escape Casa Loma Series game ticket must be presented to Cibo Wine Bar on the same date that the escape game is played.
Station House No. 4
Station House No. 4 is one of several stations operated by the Toronto Constabulary. It is the Station House closest to the City Morgue.
Location & Contact
Stable Coachman’s House – Casa Loma
In 1905, Sir Henry Pellatt purchased land which had been the private golf course of Albert Austin of nearby Spadina. The following year, anticipating construction of Casa Loma, he hired E.J. Lennox to design and build these stables, estimated to have cost $250,000. The stalls were made of Spanish mahogany and the floors were covered in tiles set in a zigzag pattern so that the horses would not slip. When the main castle was completed, it was connected to the stables by a tunnel. The house directly next to the stables is the home of the stable coachman where he would conveniently be able to tend to the horses in the stables for Sir Henry Pellatt.
186 Beverley St. Toronto, ON M5T 1L4
From the South-West:
Take the 401 East to Allen Road (Allen Expressway). Go south on the Allen Expressway to Eglinton Avenue West. Turn left (east) on Eglinton to Spadina. At Spadina, turn right (south). Continue on Spadina until you reach the front of the Castle, which is just south of St. Clair Ave.
From the North-East:
Take the 401 West to the Don Valley Parkway. Go south on the DVP to Eglinton Avenue East. Go west on Eglinton to Spadina. Turn left (south) on Spadina. Continue on Spadina until you reach the front of the Castle, which is south of St. Clair Ave.
Go to Dupont Station and walk north two blocks on Spadina Avenue. You can then climb the Baldwin Steps (110 steps) at Spadina Avenue and Davenport Road or walk up the hill on the west side of the castle.
Go to Spadina Station and take the Davenport 127 bus to Davenport Road and Spadina Avenue. Get off the bus and climb the Baldwin Steps (110 steps), or take the bus one stop further to Davenport Road and Walmer Road and walk up the hill on the west side of the castle.
Go to St. Clair West Station, walk east on St. Clair to Spadina Avenue, turn right (south) and keep walking to the castle.
Go to St. Clair Station. Take the St. Clair streetcar (going West) to Spadina Avenue, get off and walk south on Spadina Avenue to Casa Loma.
Stable Coachman’s House is located at 330 Walmer Road.
Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television and digital platforms. Shaftesbury’s slate includes 11 seasons of Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, UKTV, and ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment; David Shore’s Houdini & Doyle for Sony Pictures Television, Corus Entertainment, ITV, and Fox; thriller series Slasher for Super Channel and NBCUniversal’s Chiller; and Kids’ CBC series The Moblees. Shaftesbury’s digital arm, Smokebomb Entertainment, produces original digital, convergent, and branded entertainment projects including the hit YouTube series Carmilla, funded by U by Kotex®; mystery series V Morgan Is Dead, brought to life by RBC; fashion comedy series MsLabelled, produced in partnership with Shaw Media and Tetley Tea; and the Slasher VR app for iOS, Android, and Oculus Rift. In June 2014, Shaftesbury/Smokebomb launched shift2, a branded entertainment agency that drives profitable engagement with millennials using scripted series, turning brands into executive producers.