OPENS SEPT. 22, 2017


America's Scariest Haunted House - The Darkness Haunted House


Are you ready to experience the best haunted house in America?  How deep into the depths of The Darkness can you take before your next breath is your last?  The all new Darkness Haunted House, located in Soulard, off South Broadway in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, has been rated as America's BEST haunted house.  Missouri haunted houses have become known for Halloween and none more than the KING of scream: The Darkness Haunted House.  In 2016 The Darkness haunted house celebrates its 23rd Year of Fear!  Prepare to Scream!

Each year, The Darkness is totally renovated spending hundreds of thousands of dollars are new ways to make YOU SCREAM!  The Darkness is not like any other haunted house you’ve ever experienced.  Because of its national reputation, the creative team behind this St. Louis haunted house believe they must go above and beyond what any other haunt across the nation can do.  The Darkness continues to set the standard across the World for what a premier haunted attraction should be modeled after.
The Darkness has been haunting St. Louis, Missouri since 1994, making this our 23rd year of fear.  The Darkness is now SIX attractions in one location including the two story Darkness Haunted House, Terror Visions 3D Haunted House, New Outdoor Scare Zone, Monster Museum and gift store plus NEW THIS YEAR:  Silo-X Zombie Laser Tag and Escape Games.  The Darkness is now a mega Halloween event for fans across the World.  

So what’s new at The Darkness for 2016 the official 23rd season?  The Darkness was totally renovated with new scenes, props, animations, and special FX we've never before attempted  Additionally we purchased the building next door and have created St Louis' ONLY Zombie Laser themed attractions. On weekends prepare for an intense zombie haunted house Silo-X and on weekdays  arm yourself with a combat weapons locate and kill all zombies, score points and avoid being bitten which costs you points.  Once you enter Silo-X dozens of real live zombies will attack you, shoot them in the head and score points.  Zombie Laser Tag costs only $20.00 extra with a combo ticket with Darkness. Silo-X Haunted House is an additional $15.00 per person.  Are you ready to hunt zombies?  Book Zombie Laser tag online there will only be a limited amount of tickets available at the door. 


We have also added America's best Escape Rooms which will be open every day during the Halloween season.  We feature three different Escape Rooms including Subway Escape, Mummy Escape and Serial Killer Escape.  Our Escape Rooms are better in every way than other Escape Rooms around St Louis because they include electronic puzzles, interactive animations, and the most amazing detail.  Learn more about and book the Escape Rooms at 


In addition to adding zombie laser tag and escape rooms we have added several new scary scenes inside The Darkness including a headhunter section.  Additionally we've added an abandoned church with creatures, and a Cerberus ready to devour everyone.  The Darkness is totally renovated each year to keep its standing as the best, most detailed, scariest haunted house in America. 


The Darkness is the scariest haunted house in America and now offers a NEW outdoor SCARE ZONE ... THERE IS NO MORE WAITING IN LINE WITHOUT SCREAMING from waiting in line to entering the haunt all the way back to your car monsters lurk!  The Darkness also now features a MASSIVE outdoor movie screen showing horror movies outside.  This year the horror starts the moment you enter the line to get inside America's best haunted house.   


If you survive the all new Darkness, the fear doesn't end.  Now, you must face your worst visions of terror inside Terror Visions 3D Haunted House.  Terror Visions is THE BEST 3D haunted attraction ever!  New for 2015, Terror Visions includes clowns who jump out of the ceiling to pounce on every person.  The clowns are back and more vicious than ever.

Once you exit Terror Visions 3D Haunted House, you'll enter our Monster Museum which now features a larger than life sized replica of the Exorcist, to a several SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES!  The monster museum now offers 3D Photos for sale. Another new features to our Monster Museum is a new OPERATION GAME which allows you to attempt an operation on a zombie mess up and he'll attack you (FILM YOUR FRIENDS WHILE PLAYING AND SHARE THEIR SCREAMS) Also featured inside the Monster Museum is the Slackers Gift Shop filled with monster movie collectibles and of course, Darkness t-shirts.  Bring your Cameras.