Basement of the Dead - A Very Scary Axe-Mas

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42 W New York St., Aurora, IL 60506 42 W New York St., Aurora Directions
Today 3:30 PM - 9:30 PM Closed All Hours
+16308962466
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  • Hours
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    3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Mon-Thu
    Closed
    Fri-Sat
    3:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Report | a day ago
Absolutely enjoyed myself took my fiancé and we had an awesome time especially the blacked out shatterd part👍👍👍
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Report | 4 days ago
VIP access for same price as reg admission on Groupon. Little to no wait, highly recommend it!!!
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Report | 4 days ago
My kids enjoyed it. It was very busy so they were sending too many people in at one time so it took away the fear factor.
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Report | 5 days ago
Love it. Will go again next year.
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Report | 5 days ago
Besides not being able to use my Groupon I purchased during the week and had to pay more overall it was a good time.
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Report | 5 days ago
This is one of the best in the Chicagoland area and I have been to them all...great actors/props keep up the great work each year. Loved it
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Report | 6 days ago
Great haunted house(s) - felt like a good deal and everyone enjoyed it!
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Report | 6 days ago
VIP line allowed us to walk right up and go next. Everything was awesome while walking though.
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Report | 14 days ago
The staff was friendly. The costumes and rooms were scary and realistic. I plan to return next season.
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Report | 20 days ago
This haunted house is awesome. Very well done. And scary!
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The cellar at 42 W. New York St. teems with terrifying secrets. According to legend, it once housed a laundry company where a faulty boiler exploded, burning two engineers who vowed revenge on their bosses. Soon, workers began disappearing, only to reappear in the nearby river, their arms still clutching perfectly starched shirts. Though the laundry closed, no business ever thrived there again. That cellar became the grisly playground of the two engineers—and is now known as the Basement of the Dead.

But the engineers and their ongoing crimes aren't the only scares to be found in that place. There's also Shattered the Clown—a murderous performer armed with a sledgehammer. After his famous trick backfired and turned deadly, Shattered went on a rampage through the audience. He then hid in that same basement, going increasingly mad with only the souls of his victims to keep him company. He's since turned his part of the cellar into a colorful, terrifying 3-D circus.

Basement of the Dead has earned numerous awards, including being rated the No. 1 Haunted House in Illinois and top 13 in the Country by Hauntworld.com.

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Sun
3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon-Thu
Closed
Fri-Sat
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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