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Mysterious Mansion

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Address: 424 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3200
Phone Number: +1 865-436-7007
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

We invite you to experience Gatlinburg's OLDEST and SCARIEST haunted house!...

We invite you to experience Gatlinburg's OLDEST and SCARIEST haunted house! Mysterious Mansion is a self guided tour of a classic "turn of the century" three story haunted mansion. Find your way through secret passageways, winding staircases, and creepy dark corridors never knowing what restless, rotting residents might be lurking around the corner in each foreboding room ahead...Or BEHIND YOU! Join us and release your screams in Gatlinburgs original Haunted House, IF YOU DARE! -Scaring Smoky Mountain visitors for over 35 years! To find us from the Parkway, walk behind McDonalds through Fountain Plaza and down to River Road OR take a short stroll along the Riverwalk from the Aquarium (about 2 blocks) We'll be waiting for you in the shadows...

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Scared the @%$#@ out of me.

If you are looking to get scared, this is the place to go. Lots of fun. It was as good as the haunted houses you see at Halloween.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Tracey&Greg Francis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking to get scared, this is the place to go. Lots of fun. It was as good as the haunted houses you see at Halloween.

Thank Tracey&Greg Francis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It doesn't look like much from the outside but it's bigger than you think. It's very well done and laid out. It made me jump many times so we sent the 9 year old first! They tell you the passage ways to the next area aren't always obvious, which is true, some are very difficult to find. Lots of fun,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was freakin Awesome!!! Well worth the $13.00. It's very dark in some places where you have to feel your way through. The actors are very scary and professional. They don't touch you but they aure scare the crap out of you. A must if you like this kind of stuff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids had a blast. We sat outside and waited on them. 12 and 13 year old girls. We could hear them screaming from outside. They loved it and said it was super scary. I used a groupon for this so it was a great value. The girls talked about it for an hour afterwards!

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wantage, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my husband and 8 and 11 year old boys. They were terrified but loved it lol. It was really good. There were secret passages and you had to find your way out of the rooms while people scared you along the way. It fun. We did it at night , which I think added to the fun

Thank halnamber
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's place has a great atmosphere. The outside appearance is great. It is very well maintained. Not as scary as ripleys however it is lots of fun. Must do when in Gatlinburg

Thank Jason C
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was not to excited about going to a haunted house while on vacation in the Smoky mountains but the kids wanted to do this when we were in Gatlinburg and it came up on groupon. Decided to give it a try because the groupon discount was pretty good. Well worth the cost and it turned out to be the best... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice haunted house on a street parallel to the main drag thought Gatlinburg. It is well done. It's just the right scare level for families. Not extreme like many that open around Halloween, but it is not wimpy either. probably not good for small kids... To scary for that. But overall it is a well done attraction... More 

Thank Charles B
Danville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All you have to do is walk one block over the main drag to find this neat activity. This was only $13 per person, and there's a $1 coupon in the coupon books. My suggestion to the operator(s0 is to get more help for your staff! It appeared you only had 3 ppl working, the teller and two ghouls. This... More 

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Melissa H, Owner at Mysterious Mansion, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback, thank-you! We read each and every review because it helps us to improve. If you visit us on October weekends when we have our special Halloween shows we hire a much larger staff of monsters and ghouls for the event. Though we would love to, it would not be financially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was out first trip to the Mansion for me and my children. My husbands second. The attendant was very kind explaining the house to us. My children are 5 and 6 and we weren't sure how they'd react to the house even though they don't scare easily and my son loves everything scary. We opted to try it with... More 

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