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Address: 7396 Main St., Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Phone Number: +1 231-818-0527
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This is a very fun Haunted House. It's all about laughing and screaming....

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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A Mackinac Island Classic

It is just one of those things you have to do while you are on the island. Take it for what it is and enjoy it.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 August 2015
Michael W
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New Albany, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

The owner was very informative about what to expect inside. My 9 year old daughter was afraid to go in, and he said we could try it and if we made it through to pay him at the end. There were no other customers around when we went through. I think he had the staff take it easy on us,... More 

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New Albany, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

It is just one of those things you have to do while you are on the island. Take it for what it is and enjoy it.

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1 Thank Michael W
st.louis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

This was a fun activity to my 9 year old boy. We had a small group that went thru the Haunted Theater. I went first and I think it was scariest for me. It was too scary for my 7 year old daughter.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

My son was begging to go in here. He was scared at first, but the very kind owner offered to walk him through. The owner explained all the exhibits to my son and made it not so scary. Totally kid friendly.

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

My husband and I did this in October 2015. It was over pretty quickly but it was still a lot of fun. We had read other reviews so we knew it would be a quick attraction. It was great for what it was. I highly recommend to go if you've got kids (that don't scare too easily).

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Dragged here by the kids but so reasonable ($7 per kid) that we treated the crew to the 8 minute attraction. If it was any more, I would say save your money, but a "haunted house" to a kid is like a glass of wine to me. Be sure to bring cash - they don't accept credit cards.

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Thank Lise M
Mackinaw City, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Tad bit expensive but for kids its worth the price if they want to get scared. Maybe not exactly for adults

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Moscow, Russia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

I visited this place last autumn and wasn't that much impressed. I believe it's good for kids, not for adults. The way was rather short and not really haunted. Playing with lights and sounds though wasn't bad. Certainly, it's something to do on the island but not a must-see.

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Hamburg, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Your typical haunted house. Not very long. It's something different to do while on the island. Price was around 7$ I think?

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Artwork & Special effects were Terrific! We were amazed at the work that must have gone into this. Well worth the admission charge.

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