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The ScareHouse

118 Locust St, Pittsburgh, PA 15223-1946
+1 412-781-5885
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REALLY a great presentation of just enough scary

the staff were remarkable, the wait time was not at all bad, your ticket time is when you are let... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
pknjp
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sooooo much detail

My friends, girlfriend, sister, exchange student and I drove from Youngstown Ohio. The shuttle was... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Nathanboyyyy
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Cortland, Ohio
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Since opening in 1999, this Pittsburgh haunted attraction has grown into one of America’s favorite Halloween Attractions! Repeatedly named as one of America’s Best Haunted Houses by Travel Channel and featured on Good Morning America, Late Night with Seth Meyers, CBS News, USA TODAY, and many other national media outlets. A team of Pittsburgh artists and builders work year-round creating Hollywood-quality creatures, scenic environments, and special effects. Oscar nominated writer/director Guillermo del Toro (Shape of Water, Hellboy) has said “ScareHouse is fantastic. I could live here!” "Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House" is open on select dates from mid-September through early November. May be too intense for children under 13.
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118 Locust St, Pittsburgh, PA 15223-1946
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

the staff were remarkable, the wait time was not at all bad, your ticket time is when you are let in. The props were so detailed, and the feel of each room was different. We loved it and I am big scar-die cat. We are...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My friends, girlfriend, sister, exchange student and I drove from Youngstown Ohio. The shuttle was nice & free. When we got there we had a short wait and walked right in. The detail and time put in to the Scarehouse is off the charts. Every...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went to Pittsburgh for a short trip and decided to check out The Scarehouse. We didn't purchase our tickets in advance so we had to wait in line. We were glad that we did in this case because some of the characters came out...More

Thank Annie L
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is the third year in a row that I've visited Scarehous. Each year, they change it up and make it better than the last year. This year was no exception! I always leave the haunt sweating and hoarse from screaming. I really don't understand...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took some friends who had never been through a haunted house to the Scarehouse. The advance ticket purchase worked out very well. We managed to get lined up so the new person was at the front of our line. The actors really got to...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was so excited to come to the scare house. I heard that it was so "scary" and one of the best in the country. I think this is the least scariest haunted house I've been too! And believe me I don't do well at...More

Thank bigmouth2180
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The props were awesome. We didn't find it to be very scary and thought that the haunted houses we've been to in Ohio were better.

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Alway a very good scare. It's so crowded that you tend to run into the group before you missing some of the surprises but overall a lot of fun. I would advise upgrading tickets to the VIP or RIP ticket to avoid the long wait...More

Thank luvurworld
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We've been coming here for years and these guys really do set the bar for the season. The work with Legendary Pictures paid off, big time as the last couple of years were better than ever. While waiting in line, the characters outside that interact...More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We came here tonight and had a blast. Did the RIP tickets to skip the line and it was totally worth it! The scares were fantastic, way better than hundred acer manor which we went to first and the 7 year old in front of...More

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William P
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30 minutes. The bus ride is another 30 minutes.
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