10 Haunted Houses in New York City

All around the New York City area, there are haunted houses, real and made up for Halloween. Be sure to call them first, especially the ones with outdoor activity. Also, you may be able to get a good deal on the admission, depending on how the haunted house business is going. Do watch the age recommendations, some are really not appropriate for children. On the other hand, there are some when children as young as 4 can have a blast. Have a haunting good time.

Nightmare: Ghost Stories – New York’s Most Horrifying Haunted House
CSV Cultural Center
107Suffolk and Rivington Streets
New York, New York
Open from Sept 28 – Nov 3
Phone: 212.868.4444
Groups of 20+ call 1-888-491-7469

The theme is different each year and this year, they took a poll on the internet to gather the public’s paranormal experiences. They picked what they call the creepiest of all of the submissions, combined them with some all time favorite spooky stories and came up with 23 rooms each one with a different ghost/ Something else is new this year too. They have constructed a maze like no other and you never know who will pop up to say hello as you try to find your way out.
Prices range from $25 to $50 It is not recommended for children, but they will admit those who are over 7 years old.

Trapped in Purgatory, NYC
Greenside Up Nursery at
5050 Haylen Blvd.
Staten Island, New York 10312

Glass & Shower Door Contractors

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday with actors. During the week, no actors are working. It is a self guided walk, about 15 minutes, but they say they will try to scare you out of your wits.
Ticket prices daytime, Adults $7, children under 12 $5.00. Night time is $10 for everyone. They do have special events for the kids like pumpkin painting and a special place for kids opened daily from 8AM to 7PM . It can take about 15 minutes to go through the whole thing.

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Blood Manor
542 West 27th Street between 10th and 11th avenues.
New York , New York
Phone: 212-290-2825
Email: [email protected]

7:30pm – 1:00am Thursday & Sunday
7:30pm – 2:00am Friday & Saturday
Prices vary from $20 to $40 depending on the type and time.
Blood Manor has about 5,000 square feet of space and the fright level is high. It can take about 25 minutes to get through the whole thing. They do not recommend you bring any children under the age of 14. To give you an idea of how scary it is, it not recommended for people with heart or back problems, pregnant women, people who have seizures or anyone who has an affliction that is made worse by fear, anxiety or flashing lights.

Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York 11004-1129
(718) 347-3276


October 27, 28, and 31
Halloween Haunted House
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
This one of for the whole family from age 4 and up. In addition to the haunted house there will be Hayrides, Halloween treats, mulled cider, pumpkins and apples will be sold Admission: $4.00 Hayrides: $2.00 per person

Prospect Park
450 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn New York 11225
(718) 399-7339

Boo at the Zoo! October 27-28 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
In addition to the other Halloween events, there is a haunted barn and it is for all ages. The barn is open Noon-4:00 p.m. and you will meet characters like a mad scientist, a werewolf, a mummy, and the swamp thing. Admission rates to the zoo are Adults:
$8.00 Children (3-12): $3.00 Seniors (65+): $4.00 Children under 3 are always free.

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Van Cortland House
Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway at West 246th Street
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 430-1890.

Give them a call to get the exact times the haunted basement will be open. Activities include: scary stories, tours of the haunted basement, hikes along the haunted walk, visits with the fortune teller, magic shows, face painting, craft projects and a haunted basement. Admission : Adults $5.00, Senior Citizens & Students $3.00, Children 12 & Under Free, Free general admission every Wednesday.

Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10306
(718) 351-1611

This is an entire town that is haunted for real. There are tours all year long, and if you dare to do it at night, you can see some real life spooks. Adults $5.00, Seniors
$4.00, Children 5-17, $3.50

Bayville Fire Company Haunted Firehouse
748 Bayville Avenue
Bayville New York, 11709

$10 per person. Not recommended for children under the age of 10 and the tour takes about 20 minutes. They are open weekends during October Fridays 7pm – 11pm Saturdays 6pm – 11pm Sundays 5pm – 9pm October 31st Halloween Night 6-9pm

Camp Pa-qua-tuck’s 19th Annual, Famous, Spooky Walk!
Montauk Highway (Route 27A).
Center Moriches, New York
E-Mail: [email protected]
October 19th, 20th, 26th, 27 Between 7 PM and 9 PM

Camp Pa-qua-tuck’s is a camp for handicapped children and all the money goes to support the camp.
Spooky walk is an all outdoors event, so take the whether into consideration. It is not recommended for children under the age of 6. Cost is $10 at the gate

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Bayville Scream Park
8 Bayville Avenue
Bayville, New York
516-62 GHOST

Open September 14 to November 4 They have many different ticket plans ranging from $13,60 to $33.59, depending on the attractions you want to see. They also have kids not so scarey days on Saturdays and Sundays with kids admission $7 and $8 with combo tickets costing $15 or $20 There are four different attractions, Bloodsworth Manor, Funhouse of Fear, Temple of Terror and Zombie Pirates