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House of Frankenstein Wax Museum, Lake George

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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2.7/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
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  • Not as scary as you think, kind of amusing. Okay for pre teens. Maybe not so much for little kids. Frankenstein is always willing to take pictures. 
  • Not worth the money. Needs repairs and help with making the exhibits more realistic. The only part I liked and that was funny not scary was walking on the bridge with the lights circling around you. m...  read more »
  • As other reviews suggest this is a slightly old-fashioned display, but I and my 17 year old son found it a lot of fun. A few slight scares and gory waxworks or torques and executions, but the best thi...  read more »
  • A lot of fun for the afternoon. We came off the street and weren't sure what to expect. It's a mix of fun house and wax museum. Better for older kids. Would suggest having a flash light. Needs a little updating but excellent for a laugh and something light hearted.
  • One of America's Last GREAT Wax Museums!!! Once upon a time, there were hundreds of wax museums dotted across our nation's highways. Now, these classic wax museums were much different from the current Madame Tussaud's exhibits which seem to exist solely to snap a picture of yourself next to a statue that looks like Brad Pitt. These original wax museums educated, told a story or had a theme. Some were about the history of the local area, while many others were horror-themed. HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN fits into the latter category and is one of the last shining examples of these cool attractions. And it is very, very cool. Here you will see diabolical dioramas and terrifying tableaus featuring horrific scenes from literature, film and history. Everything from Frankenstein to Edgar Allen Poe to the Spanish Inquisition. CHECK IT OUT!!!!
  • Horrible management. Seven year old did not make t through the door. Manager would not refund $4.65. I said I would pay the difference between adult and child so someone could go through with my older daughter. Manager said no refunds. He said "it's only five dollars" NO REFUND OR UPGRADE. Horrible experience. Rude manager. Incompetent cashier. Crying and disappointed 7 year old. I would not recommend this establishment to anyone. If I could give it zero stars I would.
  • Definitely not suitable for young children. My friend and I are both 20 years old and we were running down the hallways with our phone flashlights on scare for our lives. It is not like a museum at all, more like a haunted house. There are narrow hallways that are pitch black, the only light coming from the exit signs. There are noises and fans that set off when you walk by them which were very startling. Some of the scenes were very bloody, gory, and gruesome torture scenes. The most frightening for us was the "permanent vacation" scene where you had to venture through a fun-house like maze with mirrors, while surrounded by hanging body bags, flashing lights, and loud sounds. Before we entered the "museum" we asked the employee if it was really scary. She said no, and that every scene is encased behind glass, which was not the case. We were expecting a Madame-Tussauds-esque wax museum, not a haunted house that raised my heart rate and had us running for our lives.
  • DON'T BRING YOUR KIDS! Adults only! It's not a "museum" at all. It's a very dark walk through with different set ups in each window. Some movements are activated by a button and some a motion sensor. These displays are very gruesome and my 9 and 10yr olds are pretty much scared for life!
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