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Address: On the Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
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This attraction was my least favorite. It was $8.00. It was dark and the illusions seemed outdated and took too long waiting for the illusion to happen. The price should be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stacyln
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New Haven
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction was my least favorite. It was $8.00. It was dark and the illusions seemed outdated and took too long waiting for the illusion to happen. The price should be lower for this attraction. I do not believe it was $8.00 worthy!

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Thank stacyln
Columbus Ohio
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462 reviews
322 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We paid a discount of $22 for 4 deal....wow what a waste. The whole thing is really bad artwork and really bad illusions. Spend this cash on something worth it. Personally I'd say this was worth about $2-$3 / person.

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Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Meansville, Georgia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My 8 year old thought it was really neat. I thought it was dark and short and not worth the money except for the fact the 8 year old thought it was really neat. On the whole I was glad my husband and 3 year old stayed outside as paying $16 was a lot more reasonable for what we got... More 

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Thank EB2411
Rome, Georgia
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It was $8 per person and you were done in 15 minutes!!! Worst attraction I have ever been to on any vacation anywhere!!!!

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Thank Thomas C
Cookeville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very decently priced, interesting but some things are a little spooky. May be a little bit scary for small children. But was still very fun!

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Thank Jenniferleigh95
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

2nd worse thing to earthquake ride. Most boring 10 minutes of your life! Rip off of 9.00.walk in the dark trying to see broken down so called illusions. Stay away. Go buy a beer instead.

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Thank bama2659
Bossier City, Louisiana
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83 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I read the reviews, I thought this place was quirky. Yeah a little cheesy but I thought it was cute and not very expensive. So much in pigeon forge and Gatlinburg is pricey. So, read the reviews make your own decision, but I really thought it was interesting. Take your time though and read all exhibits.

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Thank g m
Saukville, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We figured it wouldn't be the best thing too see but we gave it a shot anyways. There's not much to see, just a few dark hallways with creepy/old looking mannequins behind windows. Don't waste the time or the money

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Thank April B
Washington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I feel bad for leaving a bad review because the lady working the register was so nice. But this place lures you in with Harry Potter statues and ect, but it's literally just those illusion photos you find on google , printed onto paper and nailed on a wall. And it's too dark in there , the illusions can't even... More 

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Thank Maddyylion
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is possibly the worst way to waste your precious money and time in Gatlinburg. Don't do it even if offered for free. It's too dark to any much of those stupid and uninteresting illusions and you can do the whole thing in about 10 minutes and come out cursing about the rip off! About $10 a person but not... More 

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