Hotel of Spells

Ring the front desk bell and check into the spooky Hotel of Spells, The Children's Museum Guild's 56th Annual Haunted House. Starting Oct. 11, the witch and her staff of Halloween haunters hope you enjoy your stay, but beware—at this hotel, the guests have left magic and mayhem behind!

The Haunted House offers IPL’s Lights-On Hours (for children who scare easily) and CENTURY 21 SCHEETZ Frightening Hours (with the lights off, for children who dare to be scared). Tickets are $9 at the door. All tickets are available at The Children’s Museum Box Office. This is a separate ticket—museum is admission is not included or required.

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Hours

IPL's Lights-On Hours are recommended for children who scare easily. CENTURY 21 SCHEETZ Frightening Hours are recommended for children who dare to be scared.

Sundays
Lights-On: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Frightening: Closed

Mondays
Lights-On: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Frightening: Closed
Oct. 28: The Haunted House is closed.

Tuesdays
Lights-On: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Frightening: Closed

Wednesdays:
Lights-On: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Oct. 16: Lights-On 3:30–8 p.m.
Oct. 23: Lights-On 3:30–8 p.m.
Oct. 30: Frightening 3:30-9 p.m.

Thursdays
Lights-On: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Frightening: 3:30–9 p.m.
Oct. 31: No Frightening Hours. The Haunted House closes at 3 p.m.

Fridays
Lights-On: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Frightening: 3:30–9 p.m.

Saturdays
Lights-On: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Frightening: 3:30–9 p.m.

Trying to decide between Lights-On or Frightening Hours for your family? See our blog post for tips!

Ticket Information

  • Tickets are Available at The Children's Museum Box Office and online 
  • 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
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