The Heart of Darkness

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In a Nutshell

Creep through nine terrifying scenes stirring with grotesque creatures inside a haunted house that takes 30 minutes to conquer

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Promotional value expires Oct 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Earthbound spirits still care about the planet, which is why haunted houses feature lights that suddenly go out and showers that shut off after three minutes. Feel the phantom power with this Groupon.

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  • $15 for two general-admission passes (a $30 value)
  • $29 for four general-admission passes (a $60 value)
  • $42 for six general-admission passes (a $90 value)
  • $20 for two front-of-the-line passes (a $40 value)
  • $39 for four front-of-the-line passes (an $80 value)
  • $55 for six front-of-the-line passes (a $120 value)<p>

The Heart of Darkness takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and is recommended to visitors aged 12 and older.

The Heart of Darkness

For more than 10 years, The Heart of Darkness has elicited scares from nearly 10,000 visitors every Halloween season with one of the largest haunts in Iowa. People from across the country and ghosts studying abroad brave nine separately themed areas on the terror-infested grounds, from a haunted playground to a maniacal-clown asylum. Each section crawls with grotesque creatures. A living scarecrow swipes at guests with a rusted sickle, causing them to flee right into the padded cell of Crispy, a demented arsonist whose victims gave him a taste of his own medicine by scorching his skin.

So committed to their duty to terrify, owners Kevin and Dolly Schults are affectionately known as The Halloween Family, as detailed on a 2009 episode of ABC's Wife Swap. Outside their spooky corridors, the Schults reward survivors with concession stands, a live DJ, and a photo booth that snapped the pictures Crispy uses for his online-dating profile.

Customer Reviews

Very fun and creative. Our kids loved it. Thanks for the fun time!
Amber D. · October 28, 2012
Definitely worth the groupon deal
Miranda H. · October 28, 2012
Well worth the money, it gets better every year.
Jessica N. · October 21, 2012
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