Terror Behind the Walls in Philadelphia Launches Two New Halloween Attractions


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Terror Behind the Walls in Philadelphia celebrates 20 years this Halloween with two brand new attractions, a special Encore Night and the return of the Eastern State After Dark VIP Tour. Terror Behind the Walls is located inside the walls of Eastern State Penitentiary, a real massive abandoned prison at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia, PA. Tickets are available at the penitentiary box office starting at $10-$15 for kids on family night, $20 weeknights, $25 on Sunday nights, and $30 on Friday and Saturday nights.

The two new attractions are:

The Gauntlet - a high-energy opening attraction for the show, which features overhead catwalks and custom props above an outdoor maze.

Break Out! - a new finale consisting of an outdoor scare zone in the final courtyard before visitors leave the event.

20 Year Encore Night celebrates the 20th anniversary of Terror Behind the Walls, with a special encore performance on Saturday, November 12, 2011. That night only, visitors will have the opportunity to meet with haunted house owners and operators from around the country. Admission to the event includes all six haunted attractions of Terror Behind the Walls.

The Eastern State After Dark VIP Tour returns in 2011 for Halloween hauntingly exciting experience. Ticket prices start at $79 per person Sundays through Thursdays, and $99 Fridays and Saturdays. The tour begins with an hour-long, guided flashlight walking tour, through the National Historic Landmark. Other highlights include the cellblocks, Death Row, Al Capone’s cell, and the underground punishment cells below Cellblock 14.

Visit www.easternstate.org/halloween/

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