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Grim-nasium Haunted House

  • Grim-nasium Haunted House open Oct. 11–31!
    Oct. 11–31, cheer on your favorite phantom, but keep your eyes open—scary surprises lurk in the bleachers!
Haunted House

Haunted House

The Children’s Museum Guild’s Haunted House
Grim-nasium
Oct. 11–31, 2018

Lace up your sneakers for a visit to a truly terrifying gymnasium—Grim-nasium! Starting Oct. 11, The Children’s Museum Guild’s 55th Annual Haunted House will give you a courtside seat to witness all the action in this monster-filled gym. Cheer on your favorite phantom, but keep your eyes open—scary surprises lurk in the bleachers!

The Haunted House offers IPL’s Lights-On Hours (for children who scare easily) and AAA's Frightening Hours (with the lights off, for children who dare to be scared). Tickets are $8 at the door. All tickets are available at The Children’s Museum Box Office. This is a separate ticket—museum admission is not included or required.

Organized by The Children’s Museum Guild, the 55th Annual Haunted House, Grim-nasium, is presented by Old National Bank.

Hours

IPL's Lights-On Hours
Recommended for children who scare easily

  • CLOSED Mondays
  • Tuesdays: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 10 a.m.–8 p.m. (except Halloween*)
  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Sundays: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • *Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

AAA's Frightening Hours
Recommended for children who dare to be scared

  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 3:30–9 p.m.

Ticket Information

Tickets are now on sale! Visit the online calendar and select the date you would like to visit beginning Oct. 11.

Buy Tickets

  • Tickets are also available at The Children's Museum Box Office.
  • Members receive a 10% discount. 
  • Discount tickets are available at Indianapolis-area Old National Bank branches.
  • Haunted House tickets are separate from museum admission. Museum admission not included or required.
  • Children under the age of 2 are free.
  • Children age 13 and under must be accompanied through the Haunted House by a paying adult.
  • Groups of 10 or more receive a special rate.

Presented by

Supported by

Exhibit Sponsors

Assured Partners of Indiana
Barrett & Stokely Inc.
Birge & Held
Brauer Family Foundation
LENEX Steel Company
N.K. Hurst Company
Northeast Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
The Great Frame Up
Topgolf
Zotec Partners

Upcoming Events

The Children’s Museum Guild’s Black Hat Bash

Join us for frightful family fun! Come one, come all to this enchanting event—Black Hat Bash! Details

date Saturday, Oct 6, 2018

date 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

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Sports Spooktacular

Don't miss this sporty and spooky night out at the museum! Details

date Saturday, Oct 13, 2018

date 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Friendly Feast with the Witches—Breakfast

Enjoy a breakfast “BOO-fet” with the friendliest of witches! Details

date View dates and times

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Friendly Feast with the Witches—Lunch

Enjoy a lunch “BOO-fet” with the friendliest of witches! Details

date View dates and times

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The Children’s Museum Guild’s Black Hat Dash

Witches, ghosts, and goblins of ALL ages—take part in the Black Hat Dash, a 1 mile/5K frightfully fun run walk for the whole family! Details

date Saturday, Oct 27, 2018

date 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

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