Summer is soon to come to an end; and Fall will soon be upon us. As the shadows fall and the daylight slips away, the dead will rise again at Eastern State Penitentiary. The nationally known Terror Behind The Walls returns on September 22 to bring back fright of those things that bump in the night. The Philly fall-time staple will run until November 11. Plenty of time to gather your courage and your friends. Tickets start out at $19*($25* at the door) and can be purchased on the Terror Behind the Walls’ website. You can also purchase a quick pass so you can skip the line and get straight into the fun.
Terror Behind the Wall is a haunted house that encompasses the entire historical prison. There are 6 different attractions that guests will get to experience as they go through the prison. The newest one is Blood Yard ; guest will stumble upon the camp of a gruesome colony. Brace yourself for beating drums that get louder and louder and faster and faster. You’ll also encounter ancient warriors and an Empress; who can order you to be next to be hunted. If you make through the haunted house you can enjoy a “fair” with food, drinks, and merchandise.
There is also the Hex Challenge(separate purchase), which is a mental and physical challenge that makes you(in a group of 6) escape a secret room in the prison. Another VIP experience you can purchase is visiting the Speakeasy; the speakeasy takes place in Al Capone’s cell with surprising adventures, and a complimentary cocktail, Yards beer, or Coca-Cola soft drink.
The night is calling your name to Terror Behind the Walls on September 22-November 11. Experience the famous haunted house with some new attractions that will make you want to go over and over again.
Terror Behind the Walls
September 22 – November 11
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave. 19130
Tickets start at 19* Online & $25* at the Door *depends on the time and date*
Children must be 7& older with an adult to attend
Parking is available at the Philadelphia Zoo (3500 W. Girard Ave. 19104)
You can take the Ghost Bus from the Zoo parking lot to Terror Behind the Wall.