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The Haunted Theatre

7396 Main St., Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 231-818-0527
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Just ok

Hubs did this with our kids and their cousins. No one was really scared. Kids said they would not... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Memphis, Tennessee
via mobile
Wasn't sure what to expect

My 7 year old is into scary things and begged me to take him in. So I took him and my 9 year old... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Charles P
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This is a very fun Haunted House. It's all about laughing and screaming. If you don't know how to laugh and scream and have fun, you will not like this attraction...... Don't waste your time or money. It is definitely very "old school". The idea for the Haunted House was based on Indian Legends from the past. Artist friend Dale Kuipers hand crafted and artistically created the finer displays. Everything was made from scratch........all the art work.....all the mechanics.....everything.. I realize that there are several displays that should be totally pitched, but I have a hard time convincing the owner to do that. He is very very "old school" I know it needs to be updated. Back in the 1890's this location housed a Rollar Rink, which is hard to imagine. Then it was a family theatre........then a movie theatre.........then in the early 1970's Frank Nephew and Robert Benser purchased the building. In 1974 they leased the building to Welden Blum and Joe Feuquay. Welden Blum is still today the owner of The Haunted Theatre. Dale Kuipers was the artistic talent........Welden was the Engineer..........Joe was the Businessman. Others involved with their creative talents were Rick Beeman and Sheldon Bennet. This location, many many moons ago must have been part of Indian History, perhaps even a burial ground.
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  • Terrible7%
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“wax figures” (6 reviews)
“scary fun” (2 reviews)
“all ages” (3 reviews)
7396 Main St., Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 231-818-0527
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Hubs did this with our kids and their cousins. No one was really scared. Kids said they would not recommend. My sister, however, loved it. So maybe it is better for adults. 😂

Thank grits_are_good
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My 7 year old is into scary things and begged me to take him in. So I took him and my 9 year old in. It's super dark inside especially after being out in the sun. The kids were freaking out, and I was having...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A bunch of us went to Mackinac Island for the day. We stopped by the Haunted Theatre and we had a blast!!! We were all screaming the whole way through. When we came around the corner someone growled in my ear. I screamed and peed...More

Thank skurtz45
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I was NOT expecting this what so ever. It was an old school haunted house- and it was fun. May not be suitable for younger children. but a good laugh for me and the hubby.

1  Thank Mica P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a fun and scary little haunted house! The owner was amazing, funny, friendly and genuine. It's a quick maze through the house, but very creepy! I jumped and screamed many times! It's definitely worth the $7 and you'll leave with a scared smile...More

Thank jrring
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Please don't waste your money on this poor excuse of a haunted house. It is not a theater, just a very dark maze, with cheap outdated props. Not to mention a disinterested collage kid more interested in looking at her phone than welcoming you to...More

3  Thank blainesenior1
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

It was a bit spooky but not sure it was worth $7 a person. Probably wouldn't go again. My daughter seemed to like it. Typical haunted house but no one grabbing or chasing you which was nice.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have visited this Haunted House since I was young, so I had to bring my 9 year old. It is neat, but too scary. We laughed a lot going through it. Could be updated a tad, but otherwise we enjoyed it.

1  Thank SmifeTravelingFamily
Reviewed 20 August 2016

A must do when on the island. Cheesy, corny, scary fun. Great for all ages. And it is actually haunted.

1  Thank Allyson S
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is typical tourist trap. Cost to see dusty old halloween decoration freak show style left us feeling like dummies!! Don't waste your $7!! Buy fudge instead!!

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