Halloween Without a Clue. This year’s all-new edition of Jay Ghoul’s House of Curiosities is based on classic murder mysteries where the isolated country house is the site of an unsolved murder – everybody’s a suspect and nobody has a clue! The Gothic mansion is filled with madcap suspects who each have a motive. Who did it, with what weapon, and in what room? Was it Madam Peacock in the parlor with a knife – or maybe Chef Mustard and his killer cuisine – or could it be Miss Scarlet in the dining room with a candlestick? Help to solve the case before the menace gets away!
Performances of Jay Ghoul’s House of Curiosities take place exclusively at night when the mansion comes alive through eerie lighting and seasonal decorations. While the evening experience will appeal to adults and teens, younger children can also participate although the youngest children may be frightened by the low lighting and overall spookiness of the mansion. This is not a haunted house – the scariest thing may just be the bad puns! While guests wait, they can enjoy food, shopping, activities and Halloween-themed movies in the Welcome Center. Following the performance, visitors can return on foot to their cars via the Scarecrow Invasion. Walking the secluded landscape in the dark is always a major part of the experience.
When: 2017 dates: October 19-22, 25-31. Tickets by timed entry, check Lyndhurst’s web site to confirm times.
Where: Lyndhurst, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591, 914-631-4481.
Tickets: Adults $25, children 12 and under $20. Buy tickets online.
Also at Lyndhurst, experience daytime Tours with a Halloween Twist where this gothic mansion is decked out for Halloween! Day or night, stroll the grounds to see the changing fall foliage or the Scarecrow Invasion field. Appropriate for all ages.