West Virgina Pententiary Haunted Attraction

Friday, Oct 23, 2020 at 7:00pm

West Virginia Penitentiary
818 Jefferson Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041

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Join us for all of our Halloween events! Whether you're interested in haunted houses or the paranormal, we have you covered!

Dungeon of Horrors is our infamous haunted house! There are several actors ready to scare you around every turn! The North Walk is an actor and decoration free zone. Walk with one of our regular tour guides to hear spooky paranormal stories. A the end of the haunted house, you will find a small gift shop and paintball target practice too (cash only for these)!!!! You do not have to attend the North Walk or Dungeon of Horrors to visit our gift shop or shoot paintball targets. These areas are located through the South Gate, and run concurrently with the haunted house.


Dungeon of Horrors

Join us on a Nightmarish trip through our Dungeon of Horrors haunted house!

Nightmares at West Virginia Penitentiary
-Face masks must be worn at all times!
-Ticket sales are Limited! We've lowered our customer capacity. Buying tickets online is the only way to guarantee your entrance into the Dungeon!
-With the removal of our interactive elements (casket ride, slide, locking you into cells), we have lowered our ticket cost!
-Actors who cannot social distance from each group will have a mask or face shield on.
-Handrails, doors, and high touch areas will be sanitized in between groups.
-Print your tickets or take screenshots of your codes for faster check-in
-We will have designated waiting areas for each event according to the timed entry. For example, if your ticket is for 7:00, you will go to the holding area :00. 9:15 would go to the :15 area and so on.

Ages: 13+ y/o
Duration: 45 mins
Time: 7pm, 7:15pm, 7:30pm, 7:45pm, 8pm, 8:15pm, 8:30pm, 8:45pm, 9pm, 9:15pm, 9:30pm, 9:45pm, 10pm
Cost: $20

North Walk

ACE masks must be worn at all times! Ticket sales are limited! We've lowered our customer capacity. Buying tickets online is the only way to guarantee your entrance into the North Walk!

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary.

- It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo.

- You will enter this part of the prison through the "Administration Building" and the "wheel" – these areas have been closed to the public for years and only opened for the Haunted House season. The North Walk is NOT an attraction, but a flashlight tour of an area that was once considered one of the bloodiest institutions in the nation.

- The North Walk is not a staged attraction. You will not see Halloween props or have any actors scare you. The North Walk is a guided tour led by one of our regular tour guides. You will hear real stories of the prison and have the opportunity to experience real paranormal activity. There will be no lights on for this event. Just you, your group, our tour guide, and a flashlight.

This event is NOT wheelchair accessible.

Ages: 13+ y/o
Duration: 45 mins
Time: 7pm, 7:20pm, 7:40pm, 8pm, 8:20pm, 8:40pm, 9pm, 9:20pm, 9:40pm, 10pm
Cost: $20

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