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Address: 1525 S 8th St, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3811
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Best Haunted House in St. Louis!

This is the best haunted house in St. Louis by far. This attraction features quality props and actors that startle you unexpectedly no doubt you'll get scared at least once. I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Been coming here the past few years and it's a fun time. I highly recommend buying a ticket(s) online, as I waited around 10 minutes to actually go in, while there was an actual line to get tickets. I also recommend going early October or on a Sunday night, as it isn't that busy. I also went to Creepyworld and... More 

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Thank Aaron B
Sumner, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with my husband and another couple for a date night. What an amazing haunted house, it was like walking through a movie set! The attention to detail is what sets this haunted house apart, there was so much to look at I wanted to go through a second time. Can't imagine how much money and logistical planning goes... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We've been to the darkness a few different years and again this year it did not disappoint! Great detail in the props and decorations! Actors were awesome too!

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Thank BrookeWallis
Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Darkness is advertised as one of the best haunted houses in the country. I go to haunted houses around Halloween to get a nice fright but this was very lackluster. The props are good with a lot of movie like animation, but very lacking in the scare factor. You may be startled a few times, but it's not like... More 

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Thank cruisefanatic69
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

We drove from Wisconsin to St. Louis to visit the Darkness. The Darkness does special effects and animations very well. However, animations aren't near as scary as real actors. Granted, you do feel as if you are on the set of a horror movie, but in that aspect it just feels "fake." Of this entire attraction, I might have jumped... More 

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1 Thank BizzleRN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

This is the best haunted house in St. Louis by far. This attraction features quality props and actors that startle you unexpectedly no doubt you'll get scared at least once. I would strongly recommend visiting during the week rather than weekend as there is a lot of bottle necking with pushing and shoving throughout a good portion of the haunted... More 

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Thank Blake L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

This haunted house advertises that they upgrade it every year. I've been a couple of times and nothing really changes. Tons of hype and lots of eye candy but not scary at all. This place advertises that they are rated as a top haunted house in the country by a magazine "Haunt World" which is owned by the same guy... More 

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Thank snowskiman
New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

i like haunted houses and scary things, so i enjoyed. the line was long and slow but it worth the try eventually, the effects were really good, the live actors did a good job

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Drummonds, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

Great scare and animation! We came from Memphis for the weekend and will be returning next year... loved it!

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1 Thank Rhonda H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

We visited the darkness because Haunt world ranked this # 5 of the top 13 haunts for 2014. Unfortunately, we were disappointed when the experience did not live up to the hype. Mechanical objects do not have the same impact as quality live actors. It is also difficult to be scared or startled when people are walking through the attraction... More 

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