The haunted houses in Indiana are scary enough in 2013 to make your blood boil. There was a point that Purdue was good in sports however today there are only zombies and walking dead buried beneath the football stadium. America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos).
Indianapolis Haunted Houses
The ghosts of Indianapolis, Indiana are an especially vicious bunch. They’ve suffered for years as larger, Eastern United States cities failed to give them the recognition worthy of the most populous state capital east of the Mississippi. And now they are taking their revenge out on you.
Indy Scream Park Haunted House – 5211 S. New Columbus Rd., Anderson, IN 46013
There are six haunted houses at the Indy Scream Park. It has a great monster midway with food, games, live entertainment, beer, drinks, and a fire pit. It is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 27th through November 2nd plus the added dates of the 16th, 23rd, 30th, and 31st. Backwoods is a half mile wooded horror trail. Bedlam 3D has 3D crazed clowns. Infected is an infected corn maze. Kuraymi is about demons in the dark. Nachtmahr has 6000 square feet of animatronics and 30 actors. Indy Scream Park is a lot of fun for $30 on Friday, and Saturday. It costs just $25 on Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Doors open at 7 pm.
Dark Armies - 2525 N. Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219
There are two separate haunted attractions at Dark Armies with separate entrances and ticket prices. Necropolis is the City of Perpetual Darkness. It is a 30,000 square feet haunt featuring Necropolis Haunted House, Zombie Inn Hotel, and Dark Terrors about power draining accidents. This haunt has been open for 17 years. Busy a single ticket for $20 or get all three haunts for $28. It is open Friday and Saturday nights from September 27th through November 2nd plus October 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st. Dark Armies is an entertainment facility built around paintball. Hunt the zombies for an hour for only $26. Facility is open every day and night 24 hours in October. It is not effected by Necropolis. This attraction is for the both the experienced paintball player and for those who want to try it out. It is lots of fun. Price include the use of all the equipment you will need to play. Suggested you call in advance so they can give you a best time to play with other players.
Fright Manor Haunted House – 2909 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
A ticket to the Fright Manor Haunted House is $20. This allows you to enter The Abandonment, Psychomanthium, and Zombie Alley. Don’t forget your electronic shotgun so you can zombie hunt. The attraction is open Friday and Saturday nights from September 27th through November 2nd plus the added nights of 17th, 23-24, and 27-31.
The Asylum House - 2350 South State Road 37, Greenwood, IN 46143
Asylum House is open September 27-29, October 4-6, 11-13, 16-20, 23-27, and 30-31. The times are Friday and Saturday from 7 pm to midnight. During the week it is open 7 pm to 10 pm. Tickets are $20. Asylum House has lots of entertainment haunts named Morningwood Cemetery, Crypt of Elysium, The Shadow Realm, ScreamNhaller, AliveNpsycholand, Alien Mansion, and Lost Highway. For a really great evening after going through Asylum House spend $15 and go play at the Zombie Paintball Hunt.
Hanna Haunted Acres - 7323 E. Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46239
The combo pass is $29 for the hayride, maze, and 4 haunted houses at Hanna’s Haunted Acres. Save money and buy it for less online. Expect to find creatures at the hayride; Dracula, zombies, and snakes at Twisted; chainsaws and scary maze at Scarecrow’s Revenge; Cyclops and clowns at the Carnevil; skeletons at the Hide and Seek; and demented dentists and doctors at Medical Malpractice. There are a number of ticket options for one or two attractions or other combinations.
The Children’s Museum Guild’s Haunted House - 3000 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN
Children’s Museum has been putting on an annual haunted house since the early 60′s. Now celebrating their 50 years of haunting with Time Warp “50 Years of Fear”. It features a look back in time through Hollywood movies and up to date scares. They have three levels of different types of scares from children’s to the most horrific. They also have a separate museum filled with Hollywood movie sets you will recognize. Tickets are $7 some attractions, $12 for the most scary, or a full combo ticket costing $23.50 for adults or $18.50 for youths that gets you into all the attractions. Find out why this is one of the most popular Halloween places each year. The attraction runs from October 10th through the 31st. Friday nights are the only night for the most Xtreme Scream attraction. Check their calendar for attraction dates. They are not open on Monday or Tuesday and attractions vary by date.
Eliza Willard’s Haunted Hotel - 99 N Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131
The attraction has excessive road construction in the area. Call the hotel at 317-385-9088 for information about opening and times.
Headless Horseman Hay Ride - 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN
Headless Horseman Hay Ride is part of the Conner Prairie history park. The haunt is open October 11-13, 17-20, and 24-27. This hay ride is for the entire family and runs from 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets are $12 on Thursday and Sunday or $16 on Friday and Saturday. Save some money and order tickets online for less. Guests are invited to wear their costumes this year.
Edge of Insanity at Weitle’s Asylum, 4635 N. 00EW, Kokomo, IN 46901
Weitle’s Asylum haunted house is about tortured souls of the deranged doctor. Tickets are $8. Visit Friday and Saturday nights in October. Edge of Insanity runs from 8 pm to 11 pm.
Cedar Rock Haunted Trail, Monroe’s Music Park, Brown County, Morgantown IN
Tickets are $20 in advance for a combo ticket every Friday and Saturday night in October plus Halloween night and November 1st and 2nd. Times are from 8 pm to midnight. There is a Haunted Trail, Zombie Challenge, Shock Maze, a midway, hayrides, bonfires, face painting, rides, games, and food. A full evening of fun the midway and music entertainment starts at 6:30 pm with the trail opening at 8 pm.
Indiana Fear Farm, 6736 S 500 W, Jamestown, IN 46147
Fear Farm is a great haunted attraction. Ticket are $15 for the Haunted Hayride featuring 50 actors and a mysterious scary headless horseman. Tickets are $13 for the Slaughter Barn that features 40 actors as you crawl and climb to escape with your life. Wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty. You can get a combo ticket for both haunts for just $24. Fear Farm is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from October 4th through the 27th plus October 17th, and 24th. Sunday times are 7 pm to 10 pm. Friday and Saturday times are 7 pm to 11 pm.
Corpse Manor - 4700 N. Post Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46226
Three combined Indianapolis haunted attractions featuring terrifying creatures and tormented souls. Tickets are $15 for individual haunt or a combo ticket at $20 for all three. Opens 7 pm to midnights on Fridays and Saturdays in October and 7 pm to 10 pm other days from October 17th through Halloween. They are open October 4-5, 11-12, 17-19, 24-31, and November 1-2. Featured attractions include Sinister Woods, a walking trail haunt featuring a dark and forbidding forest. Night Shadows explores that shiver you get in the dark. Corpse Manor was built on a graveyard. Something is alive among the thousands of tortured souls and rotting corpses under the manor.
Fort Wayne Haunted Houses
Located at an important portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River, a number of battles were fought in the vicinity of Fort Wayne in the 18th Century for control of the region. The ghosts here still haven’t given up the fight.
Haunted Cave - 4410 Arden Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Haunted Cave has run for the last 15 years. A 10,000 square foot haunt featuring spiders, clowns, morgues, fog rooms, and an old wet town. Ticket are $12. Doors open on Friday September 13th. In September they are also open on the 27th and 28th. They are open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from October 4th through November 2nd plus the added date of October 30th.
Haunted Castle - 8965 Auburn Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46122
Besides Haunted Castle there is also the Haunted Black Forest at this attraction. Each has a separate ticket price of $10. Get both tickets for $16. Door are open at 7 pm. The attraction is open Friday and Saturday from September 27th through November 2nd plus these October dates of the 6th, 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, and 31st.
Columbia City Haunted Jail - 116 E. Market Street, Columbia City, IN
Lafayette Haunted Houses
Indiana Fields of Fear - 6042 Newcastle Rd., Lafayette, IN 47905
Fields of Fear is held at the popular farm attraction Exploration Acres. It is held on Friday and Saturday from October 11th until the 26th. Doors open at 7 pm until 10 pm. Ticket are $15. During the day check out the many corn maze and other family attractions at Exploration Acres.
South Bend Haunted Houses There’s more than a few ghosts located at the University of Notre Dame. But they don’t organize themselves into houses at Halloween. Instead, you’ll have to visit one of these haunted houses:
Fear Itself at Legend Park, 14130 McKinley Avenue, Mishawaka, IN 46545
The attractions are Lost in the Woods, Rat Trap, Sinister Circus, Cucko’s Nest, and 13th Hour. Tickets are $15 on Thursday or $19 on Friday and Saturday nights. They are open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from September 26th through November 2nd plus the added dates of October 29th, 30th, and November 8th and 9th. Doors open at 7 pm.
Don’t miss out on the Niles Scream Park Haunted House in Michigan.
Evansville Haunted Houses
Evansville used to be The Refrigerator Capital of the World, due to the operations of Whirlpool. But Evansville moved operation in 2009 to Mexico, leaving just 300 salaried workers, and the haunted houses have been especially fierce in recent years.
The Olde Courthouse Catacombs and The House of Lecter - 325 Main Street, Evansville, IN
Tickets for the Olde Courthouse Catacombs and The House of Lecter are sold separate. These are two separate nearby haunted houses. They are one block from each other. They are open Friday and Saturday nights from September 27th through November 2nd plus the dates of October 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 30, and 31. Advertised as the body snatchers you can buy a combo ticket to get into both for $.
Newburgh Civitan Zombie Farm - 5466 Vann Road, Newburgh, IN 47630
The Zombie Farm has a new outdoor maze and town. Ticket are $12. The October dates are 4-6, 10-13, 17-20, and 24-27 and 31-2. Doors open at 7 pm.
Hammond Haunted Houses
With their extensive experience working in the Hammond meat-packing plants slaughtering cattle, Hammond ghosts are a natural at this haunted house.
Reaper’s Realm - 626 177th Street, Hammond, IN 46324
Reaper’s Realm has 3 haunts priced at $20 for Reaper’s Mansion (haunted house), $10 for Reaper’s Woods, and $10 for Reaper’s Dark Zone. Get all three for the combo price of $30. Doors open at 7 pm. Enjoy every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from October 4th through the 27th plus the dates of 24, 28, 30, 31 and November 1 and 2.
Bloomington Haunted Houses
Home of Indiana University’s largest campus, the ghosts of Bloomington students who failed to earn their diplomas warn haunted house visitors of the dangers of not taking school seriously every fall.
The Barn of Terror - 8792 N. Old State Road 37, Bloomington, IN 47408
Barn of Terror is open every Friday and Saturday in October plus Halloween night. Tickets are $8 for the attraction that is open from 8 pm to 12 am.
Haunted hayride and Stable – 8308 South Rockport Road, Bloomington, IN 47403
Tickets to the Haunted Hayride are $10 and another $10 for the Haunted Stable. Get both for $15. Doors are open from 7 pm to 11 pm every Friday and Saturday in October starting on the 4th..
Fear Fair, 800 A Avenue East, Seymour, IN 47274
Fear Fair Haunted House is more than just scary. It has been rated one of the best haunted houses in Indiana. Here the actors (monsters) can and will touch you. They find what scares you and takes that fear or phobia to the extreme. You will be scared. Fear Fair is open every Friday and Saturday from September 27th through November 2nd plus Halloween night and also on the 6th, 13th, 20th, 24th, and 27th, . Tickets are just $18. Doors are open from 8 pm to 1 am on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm other nights. The haunt features Myctophobia (Fear of Darkness), Hanger 17, and Cinema of Fear. Fear Fair is more than just fun. Make sure to view the Fear Cam. This is a Funtober Favorite 100 and Fear Fair is named as the #1 haunted house in Indiana.
Gary Haunted Houses
Gary’s fortunes grew and fell with the steel industry. At this point, most of the ghosts have moved on to greener pastures. If you are in Gary looking for a haunted house, you might want to also consider the haunted houses in Chicago.
Amhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction, 228 South 500 West, Valparaiso IN 46385
Someone let the crazies out at Dr. Amhurst’s hospital for the criminally insane. The Dr. experiments created a world of fright and madness remaining at the old abandoned hospital. Two dozen victims were found with their organs harvested. Dr. Amhurst was never found. Tickets are just $20. It is open every Friday and Saturday from October 4th through November 2nd plus the 13th, 20th, 24th, 27th, and 31st.
Muncie Haunted Houses
Muncie became a popular factory town at the end of the 19th century due to the Indiana Gas Boom. But at the end of the 20th Century, many of Muncie’s largest manufacturing factories closed. The ghosts of the workers from these lost jobs still haunt the area.
Scarevania - 1911 N. Granville Avenue, Muncie, IN
Trails of Terror - 2742 E 1100 S, Markleville IN
Tickets are $13 for one of Indiana’s scariest attractions. Attraction is open Friday and Saturday from September 27th through October 26th plus other TBD dates.
Clarksville (across the Ohio River from Louisville)
The ghosts of Clarksville are a bit crazy. They’ve relied on one of the largest clocks in the world, the Colgate clock, to tell time for over 80 years. And now that everyone is carrying the time in their pocket on a cell phone, it’s made them highly irritable.
Culbertson Mansion, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, IN
Tickets are $13 for Culbertson Mansion Haunted House. The attractions runs on Friday and Saturday nights from September 27th through October 26th. Doors open at 7 pm.
More Haunted Houses
Hall’s Haunted House - 5955 W. Hurt Road, Hall, Indiana
Tickets are $10 to enter Hall’s Haunted House. The dates are October 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th, and 26th. The haunted house is open from 7 pm until 11 pm.
Industrial Terrorplex - 835 Springs Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47131
Industrial Terrorplex is a massive haunt complex located just outside Louisville, Kentucky. The experience is a scare you will never forget. Tickets are $18 for the joint Industrial Nightmare and Dementions. Tickets are $18 for the Carnevil 3D and Infected. A combo ticket for all four attractions is $28. In September the haunt is open on the 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th. In October it is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from October 3rd through November 2nd plus the 23rd. The times on Friday and Saturday nights are from 8 pm until 1 am. On all other nights the times are 8 pm to 11 pm.
Nightmare on Ash Street - 1443 Ash Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804
Nightmare has tickets for $5. Doors open at 7 pm. For their size they have a loyal facebook following. They are open every Friday and Saturday nights from October 4th through the 26th plus the nights of the 20th, 27th, 30th, and 31st. They are open until midnight on Friday and Saturday and until 10 pm on other nights.
Shattered Nightmare - 1101 3rd Avenue, Terre Haute, Indiana
Shattered tickets are $8. They are open from 7 pm until midnight. Their dates are every Friday and Saturday nights form September 27th until November 2nd plus Halloween night.
Old Orchard Haunted Trail - 7209 S. CR 325 West, Spiceland, Indiana
The haunted trail is sponsored at Eaton’s Orchard. Tickets are $13. It looks like they are open every Friday and Saturday in October and possible some other dates. Check their facebook page for more recent updates.
List of Haunted Houses in Indiana for 2013
- Indy Screampark Haunted Attr. – 521 South New Columbus Rd., Anderson, IN 46013
- Necropolis Dark Armies: City of Perpetual Darkness – 2525 North Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219
- Fright Manor
- The Asylum House – Greenwood, Indiana
- Hanna Haunted Acres – 7323 East Hanna Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana 46239
- Eliza Willard’s Haunted Hotel – Franklin, Indiana
- Headless Horseman Hayride
- Edge of Insanity - Weitle’s Asylum, 5635 N. 00 E W, Kokomo, Indiana
- Indiana Fear Farm – Jamestown, Indiana
- Feargrounds Haunted House – Haunt of Hidden River – Danville
- Cedar Rock Haunted Trail – Morgantown, Indiana
- The Haunted Cave – Fort Wayne, Indiana
- Haunted Castle Black Forest – Fort Wayne, Indiana
- Huntington Jaycees Haunted Hotel – Huntington, Indiana
- Columbus City Haunted Jail – Columbus City, Indiana
- Indiana Fields of Fear – Lafayette, Indiana
- Haunted Feargrounds – Lafayette, Indiana
- Fear at Legends Park – Mishawaka, Indiana
- Olde Courthouse Catacombs – The House of Lechter – Evansville, IN
- Newburgh Civitan Zombie Farm – Newburgh, Indiana
- Reapers Realm – Hammond, Indiana
- The Barn of Terror – Bloomington, Indiana
- Haunted Hayride and Stable – Bloomington, Indiana
- Bakers Junction – The Haunted Train – Smithville, Indiana
- Fear Fair – 800 A Avenue, Seymour, Indiana 47274
- Amhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction – 228 South 500 West, Valparaiso, IN 46385
- Scarevania Haunted House – Muncie, Indiana
- Trails of Terror – 2742 E 1100 S, Markleville, Indiana 46056
- Psychomania – Clarkeville, IN
- Culbertson Mansion – New Albany, IN
- Hall’s Haunted House – Hall, Indiana
- Industrial Terrorplex – 853 Spring Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130
- Nightmare on Ash Street – Terre Haute, Indiana
- Shattered Nightmares – Terre Haute, Indiana
- Streapers Nightmare – Peru, Indiana
- Old Orchard Haunted Trail – Spiceland, IN
- Haunted Cave at Lewisburg – Lewisburg, Indiana
- The Haunted Angelus – 8829 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219
- Corpse Manor – 4700 North Post Road, Indianapolis, IN 46226
If you live near Chicago, or near the border of another state, it is worth taking a quick peek at the haunted houses of the other state in addition to the Indiana haunted houses.
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