If you’re looking to get your blood pumping this Halloween, consider checking into the Gravesend Inn. Legend has it that this old seaside hotel was built on a cemetery inhabited by Brooklyn’s first settlers. Shipwrecks occurred numerous times right offshore, stirring up pirate ghosts, decrepit boat captains, and more. Here are some of the things you’ll find at this haunted house in Brooklyn – that is, if you have the guts to enter!
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How to Experience the Scariest Haunted House in Brooklyn
Established in the year 2000, The Gravesend Inn is a theme park-quality Halloween attraction that’s thrilling for adults and children of all ages. The house is produced by Theatreworks, the resident theatre company at New York City College of Technology, CUNY. Design, construction, and operating support is all provided by students and faculty of the college’s Entertainment Technology Department. Today, the Gravesend Inn is one of the most popular haunted houses in the greater New York area, with over 4,000 attendees in 2016 alone.
2017 Fall Schedule
Think you have what it takes to explore the Gravesend Inn? You’ll have to do so before October 31st! This year’s schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, 10/19 | 1 – 3 p.m.
- Friday, 10/20 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m.
- Saturday, 10/21 | 1 – 5 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m.
- Thursday, 10/26 | 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
- Friday, 10/27 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m.
- Saturday, 10/28 | 1 – 5 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m.
- Sunday, 10/29 | 1 – 5 p.m.
- Monday, 10/30 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m.
- Tuesday, 10/31 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m.
Tickets & Admission
One of the best things about this haunted house in Brooklyn is that it’s affordable! General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Just be sure to hit the ATM before; the Gravesend Inn accepts only cash or a check made out to New York City College of Technology.
Other Great Places to Visit
NYC is full things that go bump in the night! After your trip to the Gravesend Inn, venture out of Brooklyn and check out a few of these awesome haunts.
Book Your Stay with At Home In Brooklyn
When it’s time to book your lodging in New York City for Halloween, look no further than At Home In Brooklyn. Our little mansion has some history, but you won’t find any ghosts here! Enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep in one of our cozy guest rooms, then join us for a warm, delicious breakfast the next morning. We even offer evening wine and snacks to help get your heart rate back to normal. Rooms are filling up quickly so don’t wait – check our availability and book your stay today. We look forward to hearing about your paranormal adventure!
Looking for more fun things to do?
Read our blog about the best Brooklyn events coming up this fall.
Photo Courtesy of John Huntington