Terror Behind the Walls is unreal.”

Jon Dorenbos, Philadelphia Eagles

“There is definitely something creepy about this place.”

Amy Robach, The Today Show

"By far the best haunt I have ever gone through, and I have been through a lot of them over the years. If you live in the area, you should not miss it."

Britt Griffith, Ghost Hunters

"Absolutely amazing night at Eastern State. Terror Behind the Walls is one of the BEST haunted attractions in the country. Go NOW!"

Adam Berry, Ghost Hunters

"I had just done it last year, twice, and really wasn’t expecting to be scared since I felt like I knew it. BOY was I wrong."

HughE Dillon, Philadelphia Magazine

"Terror Behind the Walls is the Disney Land of Haunted Attractions."

Christine Scharf, The Raven & Black Cat

"A devilish fright-fest of things going awry"

Mr. Philadelphia, Independence Visitor Center

"easily one of the scariest places in Philly"

Group Tour Magazine

"Yes, Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls is the official Halloween Mecca of Philadelphia. If you live in the city of Brotherly Love, and HAVEN’T been to Eastern State’s Terror Behind the Walls—you haven’t experienced Halloween in its entirety! Terror Behind the Walls has become the must see haunted attraction no only on Philadelphia, but in the entire United States."


“the scariest place in Philadelphia“

Jim Gardner, 6 ABC News

"It all adds up to the scariest Halloween event in America."


"My favorite attraction, hands down, is Eastern State Penitentiary. Before I get started, just do yourself a favor and take a ride to Philly and take part in their event, Terror Behind the Walls. Trust me."


"Not a detail is missed as you are 'processed' into the penitentiary and sent through the cell blocks, harassed at every turn by the teeming masses of gruesome sub-humans that inhabit the old prison."

Josh DeRuosi, Montgomery Media

"If you’re looking for some spooky fun at a great haunt that also serves the dual purpose of being hauntingly historical, be sure to check out Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary."

Horror Hound Magazine

"On a recent trip to Eastern State Penitentiary's Terror Behind the Walls attraction in Philadelphia, the screaming attendees provided as much of a soundtrack as did the fake moans, growls and shouts of the funhouse performers."

Aaron Sagers, The Bellingham Herald