USS Nightmare - Newport, KY

Halloween season starts around the middle of September and runs through early November.  Board a real 288 foot long ship, the William S Mitchell, often known as the Death Dredge. This steamboat was built in 1933 Is it haunted? During its long history 112 crew members died aboard the ship. Now the USS Nightmare serves as a haunted house each fall. The 30 minute haunt tour takes about 30 minutes to traverse. Tickets cost $30 on Wednesday through Sunday. You will witness lots of chainsaws, evil illusions, and dozens of scary actors who may or may not ever let you leave the ship alive. Enjoy your visit aboard the Death Dredge. They start with the Haunted House Boos Cruise.  During October they have a separate extreme rated experience.  Also Halloween weekend they feature a Halloween event.  It is open from 7 pm to 1 am every Friday and Saturday night. It is open 7 pm until 11 pm every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.

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USS Nightmare
USS Nightmare 3.5 star rating 31 reviews
Amanda H.'s Review Amanda H.
4.0 star rating

We come every year. Love the nightmare! The fact that it's on a boat really adds to the effect and makes it special and unique. Really neat props and scenes...

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Anjul c.'s Review Anjul c.
1.0 star rating

Work haunted house I've ever been too. Waited in line for almost three hours. Wasn't even scary don't waste your money

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Holly S.'s Review Holly S.
5.0 star rating

We did the RIP experience tonight on the USS nightmare. We had a blast to say the least!! Definitely worth the money. The staff was very friendly. The...

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