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Thrashers House of Terror Reviews

 
  • 405 E Thresher Rd.
  • Mount Pleasant, IA
  • (319) 385-8937
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Scare Factor
Very Scary
Appropriate For
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Organization Type
Charity / NOT For Profit
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Haunted Houses
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  • Email Verified Scary Awesome

    This was my first time at a haunt house and awesome was the word that pops in my mind. All of us had a scary … screamy time at the Thrashers House of Terror. Kudos to the artists and volunteers for aiding to the fun filled scary experience… to sum up quite a great effort… and a worthwhile experience.

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    Posted November 2017

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  • Email Verified October is Thrashers time

    Long wait and achy legs was out of mind once inside the Thrashers House …fantastic actors, sets and lighting effects that brings out the eerie effect… such good fun to enjoy with your family and friends. Ghost ride was a jolly good thrilling that I could feel my heart thumping… actors and props were scary yet funny at times. October will always be marked as thrashers time and will visit this place every year.

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    Posted November 2017

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  • Email Verified Love you thrashers

    12 successful years of entertaining Iowa is not a mean task… with every year getting bigger and better. It has been a blast of a laughter and scream or sometimes both at the Thrashers House of Terror. Clowns… Ghost train…and the haunt house itself provides for a whole some entertainer.. We love you thrashers.

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    Posted October 2017

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  • thrills at every turn

    very profecional staff very well laid out and truly a thrill to walk through,I have been through many haunted houses over the years and this one was a thrill to go through.if it does not get the blood pumping you must be dead...AAA+++well worth the money.

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    Posted October 2017

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    1 out of 2 found this review helpful

  • In 2016

    Very long wait. Over 3 hours wait for something that lasted less than 10 minutes. First person we encountered didn't even bother to dress in costume. Rooms were so small people couldn't get round the actors so groups backed up into one another from screaming, shouting actors that were not even scary - just annoying.They had 'punch bags' up that were full of something hard - my niece ended up with a cut lip from when her brother swung it back to hard not knowing what was in it and thinking it was a soft boxing bag.They have a rule of no cussing but had a video playing of the Exorcist F-you Jesus scene while also saying they are family friendly. Kids should not have to hear the F-bomb every other word at full volume. Actors were pointing toy guns at people. The actors with ax's, baseball bats, and other things kept the 'weapons' to themselves. Maybe the toy guns should have been left out of the whole haunt since they have a no guns allowed policy. Many actors not in any kind of costume unless the street clothes were supposed to be costumes. They claim to be a charity group yet are only non-profit all money goes back to the organization that runs the house and not to any charity program. This place has declined over the past three years from a fun scary event to too politically correct, too many clowns, and kid friendly to be worth the money they ask for entry.

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    Length of Event: < 10 minutes
    Time Visited: 5PM - 9PM
    Would Recommend: No
    Suitable For Kids: Unsure
    Posted July 2017

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    1 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • Email Verified Loved it 2 years in a row now for me

    Absolutely love this place and we'll keep coming back every year

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    Posted July 2017

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  • good

    good

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    Posted October 2016

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  • Email Verified Scary Awesome

    This was my first time at a haunt house and awesome was the word that pops in my mind. All of us had a scary … screamy time at the Thrashers House of Terror. Kudos to the artists and volunteers for aiding to the fun filled scary experience… to sum up quite a great effort… and a worthwhile experience.

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    Posted November 2017

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  • Email Verified October is Thrashers time

    Long wait and achy legs was out of mind once inside the Thrashers House …fantastic actors, sets and lighting effects that brings out the eerie effect… such good fun to enjoy with your family and friends. Ghost ride was a jolly good thrilling that I could feel my heart thumping… actors and props were scary yet funny at times. October will always be marked as thrashers time and will visit this place every year.

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    Posted November 2017

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  • Email Verified Love you thrashers

    12 successful years of entertaining Iowa is not a mean task… with every year getting bigger and better. It has been a blast of a laughter and scream or sometimes both at the Thrashers House of Terror. Clowns… Ghost train…and the haunt house itself provides for a whole some entertainer.. We love you thrashers.

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    Posted October 2017

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  • thrills at every turn

    very profecional staff very well laid out and truly a thrill to walk through,I have been through many haunted houses over the years and this one was a thrill to go through.if it does not get the blood pumping you must be dead...AAA+++well worth the money.

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    Posted October 2017

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    1 out of 2 found this review helpful

  • In 2016

    Very long wait. Over 3 hours wait for something that lasted less than 10 minutes. First person we encountered didn't even bother to dress in costume. Rooms were so small people couldn't get round the actors so groups backed up into one another from screaming, shouting actors that were not even scary - just annoying.They had 'punch bags' up that were full of something hard - my niece ended up with a cut lip from when her brother swung it back to hard not knowing what was in it and thinking it was a soft boxing bag.They have a rule of no cussing but had a video playing of the Exorcist F-you Jesus scene while also saying they are family friendly. Kids should not have to hear the F-bomb every other word at full volume. Actors were pointing toy guns at people. The actors with ax's, baseball bats, and other things kept the 'weapons' to themselves. Maybe the toy guns should have been left out of the whole haunt since they have a no guns allowed policy. Many actors not in any kind of costume unless the street clothes were supposed to be costumes. They claim to be a charity group yet are only non-profit all money goes back to the organization that runs the house and not to any charity program. This place has declined over the past three years from a fun scary event to too politically correct, too many clowns, and kid friendly to be worth the money they ask for entry.

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    Length of Event: < 10 minutes
    Time Visited: 5PM - 9PM
    Would Recommend: No
    Suitable For Kids: Unsure
    Posted July 2017

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    1 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • Email Verified Loved it 2 years in a row now for me

    Absolutely love this place and we'll keep coming back every year

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    Posted July 2017

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  • good

    good

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    Posted October 2016

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  • Locals love it!

    It is by far the best haunted house in the area! Every year they do something different and it always scares me! Plus they do not touch you!

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    Posted June 2016

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    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

  • Great House, Horrendous Wait

    Drove an hour and a half to get to it. Waited in line for 3 1/2 HOURS to get in. Liked the house and had some unique scares and attractions. We came down the year before and waited an hour and a half just to get to the ticket booth where it was another hour to an hour and a half. We left. Nice house but I'll never go back because of the wait.

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    Posted October 2015

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    3 out of 3 found this review helpful

  • Good Quality

    This haunted house was really good quality. Plenty of good scares and lots of fun!

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    Posted October 2015

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    2 out of 4 found this review helpful

  • Best Around

    The Haunted House is so fun and the goast train for the younger kids is fantastic our family has been enjoying the spooky fun for 12 years

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    Length of Event: 11-20 minutes
    Time Visited: After 9PM
    Would Recommend: Yes
    Suitable For Kids: Unsure
    Posted July 2015

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    4 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • Very Fun

    I have gone 4 years in a row and this year was BY FAR the best yet. I actually went three times this year and every time I went I was scared even more than the time before. They change things up every night and there is always something or someone hiding in the corner or lurking in the shadows or even people popping out from above.

    Posted October 2014

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    4 out of 4 found this review helpful

  • Slightly Disappointed

    We drove from Iowa City, which is a hour drive to this haunted house. Anyway we got there and waited at least a hour, then got told that if we purchased regular tickets it would be two hours wait so we purchased fast pass instead. Waited 20 minutes (better than two hours) and finally we went through it. It was only 5-6 minutes long and the actors were too formal. To ruin our experience, there was a staff behind us telling us where we have to go isn't haunted house mean we gotta find it ourselves? So it's not worth the drive! It was lacking creativity.

    Posted October 2013

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    7 out of 8 found this review helpful

  • Great time

    We have a big family. Great for all ages

    Posted October 2013

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    2 out of 3 found this review helpful

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