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Creepy Carnival Haunted House

Haunted House

Haunted HouseOct. 11–31, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up for the ride of your life at the Creepy Carnival, the Children’s Museum Guild’s 51st Annual Haunted House! From the midway to the sideshows, this carnival of characters will have you squealing with fright and delight.


IPL’s Lights-On Hours
(Recommended for children who scare easily)

  • Wednesdays–Saturdays: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, Oct. 15 and 22: 3:30–8:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Halloween: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • The Haunted House is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Defender Direct’s Frightening Hours
(Recommended for children who dare to be scared)

  • Thursdays–Saturdays: 3:30–8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 29: 3:30–8:30 p.m.
  • There are no Frightening Hours on Halloween
  • The Haunted House is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Williams Comfort Air's XTREME SCREAM
(Recommended for teens and adults)

  • Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 17, 18, 24, and 25: 9–11 p.m.


  • Children under 2 are free.
  • Lights-On and Frightening tickets are $7 online or at the museum Box Office. Tickets are also available at AAA and Orange Leaf locations.
  • Lights-On and Frightening tickets $6 at Marsh Supermarkets. Save $2 on Haunted House/museum combo ticket at Marsh
  • Xtreme Scream tickets are $12 online or at the museum Box Office.

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Special Events

Feast with the WitchesFriendly Feast with the Witches

Enjoy a breakfast or lunch “BOO-fet” with the friendliest of witches! This event includes fab“boo”lous Halloween entertainment by Ruditoonz, a tour of Creepy Carnival during IPL’s Lights-On Hours (for children who scare easily), and LOTS of happy, friendly witches!

$20 per person
**Museum members receive $2 discount

Sunday, Oct. 12
Noon Lunch Feast

Saturday, Oct. 18
11:30 a.m. Lunch Feast

Sunday, Oct. 19
Noon Lunch Feast

Saturday, Oct. 25
9 a.m. Breakfast Feast
11:30 a.m. Lunch Feast

Sunday, Oct. 26
Noon Lunch Feast

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Please note: The Car Seat Safety event on Sunday, October 26 is cancelled.

Presented by
PNC Bank

Supported by
AAA Insurance