General Questions

House of Trepidation is a 3 attraction indoor Haunted House experience, located in Indianapolis Indiana. We are delivering high detailed, intense startle scares from the entrance to the exit. House of Trepidation is a new Attraction to Indianapolis in 2015 but is bred from 50 years of experience that has been torturing Indianapolis for decades in former well known Haunted Attractions in Indianapolis.

Where is House of Trepidation located?

We are located just south of downtown Indy at 1929 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46225

Who can attend House of Trepidation?

While we appreciate everyone wanting to see our show, we highly recommend limiting the attendance to 13+ years. Please understand that we are an intense, serious Haunted Attraction, the spirits and actors are geared to scare you. This is not a good fit for a young child. However please inquire about our “flashlight tour”.

What is the “flashlight tour?”

The flashlight tour is an opportunity for those who would like to have the experience with a little help (stroll through the attractions with a flashlight). This will be offered every night we are operating FOR THE FIRST 30 MINUTES ONLY, please let the box office know upon arrival if this interests you. Please inquire at [email protected] for additional details.

Is House of Trepidation Wheelchair accessible?

YES! We pride ourselves on being able to accommodate any guest. With the guests permission, we will offer a unique experience by offering a dedicated guide to help while visiting House of Trepidation, where you can see the entire show.

Can I attend if I am pregnant?

No, due to the nature of the environment of a high intense startle scare Haunted Attraction, we highly discourage expectant mothers to attend.

What can be expected from my visit to House of Trepidation?

When visiting House of Trepidation Haunted Attractions you can expect a GREAT time. We strive to make sure every guest truly enjoys themselves. Whether you purchase the single attraction pass or the VIP package with Limo service from Aadvanced Limousines we will send you through the dark winding hallways and into the surgery rooms that have contained the spirits of Dr. Belle’s experiments for nearly 90 years. All the while making you jump, scream and cry.

Are strobe lights in use?


Is there fake smoke (fog) in use in the Haunted House?


Is it dark in the Haunted Houses?

YES, very

How long does it take to make it through the Attractions?

While this will be different for each guest, the attractions have:

Central Park – 3 Scenes = 290ft of travel

House of Trepidation – 13 rooms = 770ft of travel

Purgatory – 10 rooms = 566ft of travel

Crossroads of Carnage – 10 rooms = 498ft of travel

Cemetery – 2 Scenes = 396ft of travel

Are the Monsters & Actors allowed to touch you?

No, our Actors will never intentionally touch you (unless you have chosen to go “Full contact”)

Is smoking permitted?

NO, In consideration of all guests we ask you to not smoke while inline, as well as there is absolutely no smoking allowed indoors

Does House of Trepidation have security?

Yes, we have a team of security professionals that will always side with safety to ensure our guests have a great experience. They are roaming and monitoring the entire facility.

Can I take flash photography while in the Attractions?

NO, flash photography is strictly prohibited while inside the Attractions, it greatly disturbs the Monsters, Spirits, Ghosts and Actors.

Do you offer concessions and souvenirs at House of Trepidation?

Yes, there will be vending machines available, on select nights there will be food trucks and vendors on site for concessions and our gift shop will always be open.

How does weather affect my visit to House of Trepidation?

All 3 of our attractions are indoors and will not be affected by weather. We offer covered and indoor waiting areas for all of our guests. Please see our calendar or dates & times or here for our address.

What are the dates and times I can visit House of Trepidation?

Please see our calendar for details.

What time is suggested to visit House of Trepidation?

We welcome guests as early as 6:45pm, however doors will not open until 7pm. We will sell tickets until 12 midnight, everyone with a ticket at 12 midnight will be permitted to enter.

How long is the expected wait in line?

We encourage guests to visit House of Trepidation on any day other than Saturday, if you choose to visit on Saturday we suggest to arrive early to avoid a lengthy wait. The line on a Saturday evening will be the longest wait.

How old do you have to be to work at House of Trepidation?

16 years old, by your first scheduled night.

Can I wear my Halloween costume while visiting House of Trepidation?

Of course, we love to see your SPIRIT, but bring a change of clothes, just in case you wet your pants…

Ticket FAQs

Does House of Trepidation accept credit cards?

Yes, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

Can I buy tickets ahead of time?

Yes, we offer tickets online Click Here and at the door.

Can we win tickets to House of Trepidation?

Yes, the best way to stay up to date with current contests and promotions is to sign up for our VIP mailing list, follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Coupons, tickets and discounts are honored every night.

Online Sales

Tickets are valid on any operating date for the year they were purchased.

To minimize your time of waiting in lines, purchase your tickets HERE and have them printed or readily available on your mobile device to be scanned upon arrival to House of Trepidation, go directly to the WILL CALL window to obtain your bracelet before proceeding to the attraction.

Your ONLINE PURCHASED ticket will be scanned at the WILL CALL WINDOW and exchanged for a bracelet for the Attraction(s) you purchased..


** If you purchase a ticket from anyone other than House of Trepidation, you risk being ripped off. We have a state of the art validation system that prevents fraudulent tickets from being scanned.

I bought my ticket online…do I have to wait in line when I get to the Haunted House?

Yes, there will be a much shorter line at the WILL CALL window (which is where you will need to redeem your ticket)

C.M.W. Passes

On peak nights, a limited number of C.M.W. (Cut My Wait) Passes are available. We reserve the right to limit this option to online sales only. C.M.W. Pass is a Cut My Wait Pass, this will let you enter the Attractions 60% faster than general admission. Make sure to purchase a ticket that includes it, LESS Waiting!

Group Tickets

For Group Sales information, please contact us HERE.

About the Tickets

At House of Trepidation, we don’t have any crazy small print, blackout dates or special requirements to have a scary good time. Check out all of our ticketing options here.

** You may also purchase tickets on the day of the show at the box office.

*** Box office is open on nights of operation at 6:45pm

Return and Refund Policy

All ticket sales are final. No refunds or returns. If you buy a ticket because you want to get scared at our Haunted House, and we scare you in the first room and you decide to leave, we will NOT issue a refund. We would rather hear a “Good job”.

**Inappropriate behavior will result in expulsion**

Privacy and Security Policy

House of Trepidation does not sell or distribute the data we collect during the ticket purchase. We use your data to facilitate the purchase of your tickets, and on occasion, to contact you regarding specific haunted attraction and related activities.

When you place an order for tickets to House of Trepidation, your information will be transferred with encrypted PCI compliant technology. Lets be honest, we love our customers and don’t want you to have to worry about this.

Shipping Method

All online ticket purchases are printed from your computer or would need to be available on a mobile device via the confirmation email or the ticketLeap app. Which can be found here: APPLE or GOOGLE.

Contact Information



[email protected]

1929 S Meridian Street

Indpls, IN 46225

Onsite Ticket Sales

You may also purchase tickets on the day of the show at the box office.

Box office opens nightly at 6:45pm on operating dates

Inclement Weather Policy

House of Trepidation is an indoor attraction and will not close due to normal seasonal weather conditions. In the unlikely event that extreme weather forces us to be closed on a given night, tickets can be used on any other applicable night, in this case please monitor social media.

Service Fees

All advance tickets have a service fee added at the time of purchase, this is from the vendor NOT from House of Trepidation.

The last and most common question… Is it scary?

YES! Our design and build team have over 50 years combined constructing scenes and scares for the citizens of Indianapolis.