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Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum

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Address: 90 Battle St, Bristol, CT 06010-2308
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+1 860-583-8306

Figure of actor Bela Lugosi as "Count Dracula" at The Witch's...

Figure of actor Bela Lugosi as "Count Dracula" at The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum in Bristol, CT. Open weekends during October, since 1966

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For me...better than Disney World.

I was a student at the Hartford Art School with Cortlandt Hull and we both had monsters in common. We would pass each other in the hallways and always stop to talk about horror... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was a student at the Hartford Art School with Cortlandt Hull and we both had monsters in common. We would pass each other in the hallways and always stop to talk about horror flicks especially the old Universal goodies.When I found out he had built his own little shop of horrors, I couldn't wait to go--so I have been... More 

Thank chopper187
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

We learned about this event on the web and are so happy we were able to attend. There is a six dollar entry fee (yes, six--how affordable is that??), and you get a tour of Mr. Hull's personal collection of movie memorabilia from most of the classic horror films of the last century. In addition, they show the old movies... More 

1 Thank Paula B
Peekskill, New York
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

This past October I finally made it to the Witches Dungeon Museum at the Bristol Historical Society in Bristol CT. This is a collection of 16 or so hand sculpted classic horror movie characters created by Cortlandt Hull whose great Uncle Henry, starred as the title character in Universal's The Werewolf of London. Cortlandt is on hand at the attraction... More 

Thank Jedi-Bob
Norwich, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Drove here all the way from VT one evening, as my husband is a big classic horror movie fan. It was worth the drive, especially for him. Quite an impressive display of items & interesting history to follow. The staff are all very friendly & helpful. It seems quite popular, as there was a big line, which is also largely... More 

2 Thank Neen813
Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Does a wonderful job for thrifty family movies and presentations. I highly recommend Bristol citizens to support and attend cultural, historical and civic events there. Halloween specials are marvelous

1 Thank GringoAlto2000
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place brings a smile to my face each time I think of it. The lines are long during Halloween but, it is definitely worth the wait. There are probably larger and more sophisticated scary places to visit but, this place just happens to be in a suburban neighborhood which gives it a small town feel. Older children may find... More 

3 Thank Wayne J
Bristol, Connecticut
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been going to the Witch's Dungeon since I was in grammar school - Cortlandt Hull, the owner and developer of the Dungeon, was in school with my brother. It was great at its inception and has grown magnificently over the years. A first-rate venue.

2 Thank bhoule
United States
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

This is truly a special place. So much real props from horror movies. Amazing collection. Well worth visiting.

1 Thank ScarlettandRhett
Amherst, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

I'm a Halloween and horror fan so this was up my alley when I was looking up places in CT to visit. It was nothing grand though--the wax museum in Salem, MA is way better. They have like 15 figurines and some movie items that they have now placed in the historical museum (don't punch the name into GPS since... More 

7 Thank brittany z z
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

this is a very unique attraction dont let the cheesy outdoor appearance fool you. inside there are MANY unique props from MANY classic horror movies. It is definitely worth waiting in line for. if you have children be prepared to wait in line for up to 30 minutes and there is no public bathrooms. this is great for all ages... More 

3 Thank Leahb1089

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