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About House of Torment

Experience the world-famous House of Torment Haunted House, Austin’s legendary Halloween event. Halloween lives here!

2023 ATTRACTIONS

In the town of Blackthorne, a sudden meteor crash sparks hysteria among the inhabitants. Hades Corps swiftly dispatches the Obsidian Ops team to secure the meteorite, but a shocking discovery awaits them – cocoons covering the faces of the team members. Fearing the worst, the region is sealed off under strict quarantine. Driven by curiosity and concern, you join the Ops team to uncover the truth behind the mysterious event and the cocoons. As doubts and questions linger, you take an active role in the investigation, determined to reveal the nature of the enigmatic occurrence. The fate of Blackthorne and possibly the world hinges on unraveling this thrilling and suspenseful mystery.
In the town of Blackthorne, a sudden meteor crash sparks hysteria among the inhabitants. Hades Corps swiftly dispatches the Obsidian Ops team to secure the meteorite, but a shocking discovery awaits them – cocoons covering the faces of the team members. Fearing the worst, the region is sealed off under strict quarantine. Driven by curiosity and concern, you join the Ops team to uncover the truth behind the mysterious event and the cocoons. As doubts and questions linger, you take an active role in the investigation, determined to reveal the nature of the enigmatic occurrence. The fate of Blackthorne and possibly the world hinges on unraveling this thrilling and suspenseful mystery.
Unseen and elusive, these beings coexist among us, assuming influential roles within the government and the world at large. You can’t help but wonder if their presence extends to your very neighborhood. Local news reveals reports of sightings, including a peculiar crash at the Vapor Tape movie store and other mysterious occurrences. Swiftly, shadowy military figures descend to probe the enigma. What lies beneath the surface? Have extraterrestrial beings made contact with Earth, or have they been discreetly among us all along, and now, they have returned in full force? The truth awaits your discovery.
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Unseen and elusive, these beings coexist among us, assuming influential roles within the government and the world at large. You can’t help but wonder if their presence extends to your very neighborhood. Local news reveals reports of sightings, including a peculiar crash at the Vapor Tape movie store and other mysterious occurrences. Swiftly, shadowy military figures descend to probe the enigma. What lies beneath the surface? Have extraterrestrial beings made contact with Earth, or have they been discreetly among us all along, and now, they have returned in full force? The truth awaits your discovery.
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You have the uncanny sensation you are being watched. You catch a glimpse of someone lurking at the edge of your vision, yet they don’t seem truly present. An ever-present void, a faceless specter haunting the midnight hours. As you navigate the tight corridors, you are gripped by an imposing fear, ensnared in phantom paralysis. And there he stands, peering through you. Who is he? What secrets lie within his ominous book? And why does he leave behind pages whenever he departs? The mystery deepens, and you can’t help but feel compelled to unravel the truth behind this eerie encounter.
You have the uncanny sensation you are being watched. You catch a glimpse of someone lurking at the edge of your vision, yet they don’t seem truly present. An ever-present void, a faceless specter haunting the midnight hours. As you navigate the tight corridors, you are gripped by an imposing fear, ensnared in phantom paralysis. And there he stands, peering through you. Who is he? What secrets lie within his ominous book? And why does he leave behind pages whenever he departs? The mystery deepens, and you can’t help but feel compelled to unravel the truth behind this eerie encounter.

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The haunted houses: excellent. Lots of jump scares and messing with your mind!

Kevin McCarpenter

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This place is legit! I go to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Hollywood nearly every year, and House of Torment brings some truly unique scares.

Jeff Luke

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Not only was this place well designed and super scary, but the staff was amazing!

Crystal Smith

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More Thrilling Activities at this location

MINI ESCAPE GAMES

TEST YOUR WIT WITH FRIENDS

Mini Escape Rooms are a fully interactive and immersive experience, unlike anything you have ever done before!

Race the clock: Your group enters a room and has only 5 minutes to use clues and riddles hidden throughout the room that provide the tools necessary to meet the objective.

As the clock ticks down and the pressure mounts…can you stay calm, can you escape?

Enter anytime during haunted house operational hours. Subject to waiting in the Mini Room Escape queue line, wait times vary. Limited Capacity. Admits one person into one Mini Escape Room attraction.

Purchase multiple tickets to play multiple Mini Escape Rooms.

PHOBIA: SENSORY OVERLOAD

INTENSE HAUNTED EXPERIENCE

This intense fear-inducing experience will take guests to levels that the House of Torment has never gone before…

Disclaimer: Staff will not touch guests, however, this interactive experience will require that guests use their hands to guide their way, walk, duck, step over, and squeeze through some strange spaces. This is a highly physical experience.

NEON COFFIN SECRET BAR

HALLOWEEN POP UP BAR

MUST BE 21+ TO ENTER. IDs will be checked on site. House of Torment reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. No refunds. Check-in at “Guest Services”.

HADES ZOMBIE SIMULATION

GELLYBALL SHOOTERS

Hades Zombie Simulation is a zombie shooting experience featuring live actors and utilizing GellyBall Guns. GellyBall is a new game that uses an electric pistol, similar to an airsoft pistol, that shoots an 8mm colored water balloon, allowing for a much lighter impact and no permanent mess.  

Gellyball is completely safe, as it’s much smaller than a traditional paintball. Guests will be required to wear protective eyewear, provided at no extra charge, and will be in a shooting range-style booth shooting into a zombie apocalypse simulator with live actor zombies. 

Your experience will last approximately 5 minutes, where you will receive one hopper with 700 rounds of GellyBalls.  See you at the range!

RESPAWN

TEST YOUR WIT WITH FRIENDS

Is one time just not enough? Purchase a Respawn Pass to go through the main attraction a second time to relive the scares. This pass can also be purchased at customer service with proof of purchase of original ticket.

TORMENT TAVERN

HORROR THEMED BAR

MUST BE 21+ TO ENTER. ID’s will be checked on site. Concessions will be available at on site bar. Our 21+ patrons can enjoy spooky libations at the Torment Tavern before or after experiencing the haunted house!

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World's largest halloween entertainment company

Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is the world’s largest Halloween-themed entertainment company, with over 15 locations and counting! We bring a premier haunted house experience to markets all across the country.

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