Barrett’s Haunted Mansion
1235 Bedford St (Rte 18)
Abington, MA 02351
Opens September 24 – October 30, 2011
Admission: $18 per person
Barrett’s Haunted Mansion will open its doors this fall for the 20th year in a row. Don’t worry, you will feel claustrophobic and spooked since the Haunted House changes every year and the characters change every night. With tours limited to 6 people at a time, it will be hard to hide behind a stranger to escape the ghouls or crazy clowns that roam this haunted mansion. Barrett’s only accepts cash, though there is an ATM on site. The line can get a little long, with a wait up to 1.5 hours at times. If you would like to skip the line, there are VIP tickets available for an additional $20. You can also go behind-the-scenes on Saturdays in October between 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. As you can imagine Barrett’s is not recommended for children under 7.
Factory of Terror
33 Pearl Street
Fall River, MA
Tickets for adults $20, for children $15
Over 35 rooms, 100 hundred years of history, underground tunnels, 30 professional horror film actors, this abandoned factory will bring your nightmares to life. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes, this factory is seriously big. It is wheelchair accessible and allows kids – but definitely use your parental discretion. Bring a friend with you particularly since you can save a few dollars by purchasing tickets online.
Braintree Haunted House
24 Plain Street
For those of you who are looking for less of a scare, Braintree Haunted House runs three nights as the main fundraiser for two of Braintree’s elementary schools. There is even a “Not so Scary” Haunted House designed for younger children (check the website for more information), though on regular nights the fright factor is higher for adult audiences. In the case you need it, babysitting is available. Beware, the Braintree Haunted House does only accept cash.
79 Powers Road
September 29 – October 31, 2011
General Admission: $30.00
Group rates start at $22 per person
What lurks in the woods? Find out by visiting Witch’s Woods Haunted Hayride and Halloween Screampark. Take a 20 minute haunted hayride that is fraught with attacks from witches, zombies, ghouls and other worldly creatures. If you do survive the hayride, you can risk your life by visiting one of the three haunted houses near Witch’s Woods. Your general admission ticket will allow you access to Castle Morbid, Nightmare Mansion and the Keeper’s Crypt that are filled with dungeons, gremlins and ghosts. Oh my!
Haunted Boston Ghost Tours
Tours leave nightly at 8pm
Senior: $15.00 (over 62)
Youth: $13.00 (under 16)
If you don’t have time to drive to one of the haunted houses mentioned above, indulge in a Haunted Boston Ghost Tour. In this 90-minute tour, you will become better acquainted with the historic and haunted streets of Boston. Every town is full of secrets, come learn Boston’s. Reservations are required.
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