It is that spooky time of year again and Bristol Connecticut in the Litchfield Hills is "spook central"!
This will be the 50th year for the annual Witches Dungeon Halloween Classic Movies Museum in Bristol. The Graveyard Of Classic Ghouls sets the atmosphere as you enter the dungeon where accurate life-size figures of Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, and others are featured in 13 scenes or dioramas based on the vintage movie chillers. Many of the figures are made from the actual life casts of the actor's faces, plus some original costumes or props, in a wax museum style setting with special voice tracks by Vincent Price, Mark Hamill, and John Agar. Many Hollywood props are on display and vintage films may be shown outdoors, weather permitting.
While waiting for each wax museum tour, you can view actual film props, actor's life casts and movie posters, or step into our film room, to view classic silent horror movies, shown on film, not video. Featuring far more life size figures & original movie props than we have ever had on display before! Figures based on the classic films of Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and more.
The new location for Witches Dungeon is 98 Summer Street, Bristol Historical Society in Bristol. The hours are Friday through Sunday evenings, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, Oct 7-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct.21-23 and Oct. 28-31. The Museum is not recommended for children under age 7. For additional information visit
The Witch's Dungeon is also planning several special guest appearances this year in honor of their 50th anniversary. On October 1, from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Victoria Price, Vincent Price's daughter and Puppeteer & director, Bill Diamond will be guests of the museum. On October 21, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Daniel Roebuck - actor in films - "Final Destination" & "River's Edge" will be on hand and on October 31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sara Karloff, Boris Karloff's daughter and Puppeteer & Director, Bill Diamond will be guests of the museum.
For chills, make haste to the Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce Family Theme Park in Bristol, which has been called "The granddaddy of the horrifically good time." An unholy order of monks keep watch over the graves in the dark caverns of the Catacombs here and a dark and misty fog envelops the graveyard where zombies and night stalkers have wakened from the dead. Some are real, others are amazing animatronic creations made by The Haunted Graveyard's crazed staff. Recommended for adults, teens and very brave children, the park opens at dusk weekends from September 30 through October 30, and runs to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, to 10 p.m. on Sundays. Lake Compounce will also be operating 17 thrill rides including Boulder Dash, Ghost Hunt, Down Time, and Zoomerang. Proceeds will benefit the American Diabetes Associations. For tickets visit
https://www.lakecompounce.com or http://hauntedgraveyard.com.
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