how to host a mystery in an old prison?

by MJO
(OHIO)

OSR

OSR

We are members at a non profit historic reformatory. We do tours and ghost hunts in the warmer seasons also. We have redone the central guard room and are interested in having a murder/mystery dinner. We are not sure how to go about it, and havent really found anything online that fits with jail, prison. etc. Any suggestions or ideas?

My response:

Oh, what a lovely venue!

I don't think there are any jail/prison games - I think mainly because it's not a traditional murder mystery setting.

I suggest that you look at something like Dazzled to Death or The Last Gasp. They're not an exact match, but they are historical and I get the impression that they might be closest to the kind of atmosphere that you're looking for.

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