The Original Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary

October 7, 2016

Each October a Bristol tradition comes alive, the Witch’s Dungeon invites all to a lair of creepy and fantastical sets with creatures from classic horror films. The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum is celebrating 50 years of delighting audiences from Bristol and all over the world this year! The non-profit museum has been open since 1966.

Enjoy famous movie props, classic movies shown on film, popcorn, and of course the Witch’s Dungeon tour, with life-size wax figures of your favorite frightful classic horror movie characters from the Fly to the Wolfman! “What a fantastic venue this will be…it looks like something out of an Edgar Allan Poe story. Congratulations!” – Mark Hamil. Admission is a donation of $6 per person and benefits the non-profit organizations of The Witch’s Dungeon and The Bristol Historical Society. Full events calendar listed below.

50th Anniversary Season of
The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum Events

September 16 to 18 – Friday thru Sunday – Dungeon display of life-size figures in the Connecticut Building at the “Big E”

September 25 – 50th Anniversary Float in Mum Parade

September 30th – 7 pm to 10 pm – Grand re-opening for 50th anniversary – open every weekend in October – Friday thru Sunday – 7 pm to 10 pm
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Special Guests and Events

October 1 – Saturday -7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Victoria Price, Vincent Price’s daughter –  Puppeteer & director, Bill Diamond will be a guest also
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October 10 – Monday, Columbus Day – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. –  Full dungeon tour and Halloween cartoons on film
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October 14 – Saturday – 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Scot Haney, WFSB TV personality – host of “Better Connecticut”
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October 21 – Friday – 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Daniel Roebuck – actor in films – “Final Destination” & “River’s Edge”
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October 22 – Saturday – Special 50th Anniversary U.S. Postal Cancellation
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October 31 – Monday – 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Sara Karloff, Boris Karloff’s daughter – Puppeteer & Director, Bill Diamond will be a guest also
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