Mystery at the Mansion

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Tickets are now on sale for “Mystery at the Mansion: Sealed with a Kiss”.

The History Museum is preparing to host their annual event on October 15 and October 29.

During this event participants will explore the 38 rooms in the Oliver Mansion.

Each room will act as a backdrop for the scenes and listen to the character’s dialogues for clues.

Participants will need to listen to the clues to uncover the villain.

This year the participants will be taken back to 1955.

During this year in history Marilyn Monroe’s “The Seven Year Itch” was released.

In 1955 the Brooklyn Dodgers were victorious against the New York Yankees.

In our local area Ball-Band faces industrial espionage when designs for a self-sealing fuel cell intended for the military are jeopardized.

Local author Roger Chrastil has written the story for this year as well as previous Mystery at the Mansion stories. He has also written the stories for Christmas at Copshaholm.

The Oliver Museum is a historic house museum that was once home to the J.D. Oliver family.

The Oliver family lived in Copshaholm from 1897 to 1972.

 All of the furnishings in the mansion are original appearing as they did when the family lived there.

The mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tours for this event occur every 15 minutes with the first tour starting at 5:30 p.m.

The tours are limited and the museum is encouraging interested participants to make a reservation but it isn’t required.

Tickets prices are $20 for adults and $15 for museum members.

To purchase tickets for the event visit here.

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