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Terror Behind the Walls: Sept 20th - Nov 9th

posted Sep 5, 2019, 12:09 PM by David Cardy
Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary

Select nights, Sept. 20 through Nov. 9

Ticket prices vary ($24-44)


Terror Behind the Walls, America’s largest haunted house, is called “perfect for Halloween” by The New York Times, named #1 in the nation by Forbes, and featured on NBC’s TODAY ShowTerror Behind the Walls takes place inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary and is consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in America.


All proceeds from Terror Behind the Walls benefit the preservation of Eastern State Penitentiary, a National Historic Landmark. Terror Behind the Walls does not affect operation of the historic site, which remains open for tours every day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. For FAQs, preview videos, and tickets, visit


Sample tweets:


  • A massive haunted house in a real abandoned prison, @TerrorAtESP at @EasternState is open September 20 through November 9. Experience six chilling attractions in the dark cellblocks. Buy your tickets online to save! #TerrorTime


  • Are you brave enough? Opt in for a more intense experience at @TerrorAtESP and you may be grabbed, held back or even separated from your group. Terror Behind the Walls runs from 9/20 to 11/9 inside a real abandoned prison @EasternState.



Jackie Phillips

Specialist, Communications





Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

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