Murder on Crimson Express Escape Room Mystery Escape Virtual Escape Room


Welcome to Murder on the Crimson Express, a team-building virtual escape room. This virtual escape room is a traditional puzzle escape made to build problem-solving and reasoning skills, made shorter to be done within an hour. It includes a paper notes sheet and a "We solved it" poster. The entire escape, includes 6 locks plus a final puzzle at the end to determine whodunnit! ⭐

⭐The entire escape is played from one link. No Google form is used! It's all virtual and all ready to play! Players will enter answers into the interactive clue and find out if they are correct on the spot.⭐

 Difficulty Level: Novice

(All of our escape rooms include hints that appear at regular intervals, and make it easier for players who need more help.)

Length: 45-60 minutes

The Story:

⭐ You and your friends board The Crimson Express, seeking respite from your detective agency. The elegant train whisks you away to a sophisticated world. Days pass in picturesque landscapes as you unwind. Conversations flow, and food is savored as you relax into your trip. Suddenly, a blood-curdling scream echoes through the train. All eyes turn to the cafe car, where a woman points frantically. The wealthy American Tycoon is dead, and the killer must be found before the next station. Can you solve the mystery in time? ⭐

⭐ Welcome to Murder on the Crimson Express. The train is full of characters, each with a different story and a puzzle or challenge that must be solved. You will need to work together, using your wits and problem-solving skills to gather information and decipher clues to identify the murderer before you reach the next station and save the day. ⭐


⭐ Redemption code lasts a full month!
⭐ 6 Interactive, animated puzzles plus final lock
⭐ Read about each character in your detective notebook
⭐ Play with one link, all gameplay is inside the escape room!
⭐ Build a teamwork mentality
⭐ Build logic and reasoning skills.
⭐ Solve the mystery using the information to make your final accusations!
⭐ 3 Hints and answers are embedded.
⭐ Printable hint strips to provide to students and answer key included!
⭐ We solved it, poster included!


⭐PDF with instructions, answer key, hints, printable notes sheet, and "We Solved It" Poster 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ TERMS OF USE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

You must use a redemption code to play this escape room. The code lasts for a full month. If you need it for multiple years you will need to purchase the escape again each year. You may use this escape room for classroom use and print and make copies of any downloadable resources as necessary for your class.

Created by Sabrina Wingren & Hilary Lewis for It's a Lock Escapes. 

  • This resource is for use in the classroom and/or personal use and may not be used in resources for commercial purposes. 
  • No digital redistribution is permitted. 
  • You may not share or upload any part of this resource or its elements for use on a commercial platform or print-on-demand website. 
  • Not intended for resale. 
  • Not intended for use with online teaching platforms such as Outschool, or for sharing online without prior permission or license.
  • Please contact us before using this resource with multiple classes or over an entire district for a licensing price.


Due to the digital nature of this product, all sales are final, and no refunds will be offered. However, if you encounter a problem with your download, please contact me, and I will work with you to resolve any issues!

©It's a Lock Escapes. All rights reserved. Concept, Game Play, and Environment background created by Sabrina Wingren and Hilary Lewis. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell, or profit in any way from the use of this escape room without permission.