Historic Brinton Lodge


Experience a true American horror story!


Brinton Lodge is an authentic haunted house. With a history that dates back over 250 years, it has become home to a number of spirits that roam its winding hallways, twisting staircases, and 28 rooms. It seems that those who have lived and died within its walls never leave.


The Lodge has been recognized as one of Pennsylvania's 10 most haunted houses, and mediums and psychics have identified at least five ghosts haunting this grand mansion that sits on Route 724 just west of Pottstown.


The event is a walk-through haunted house called "Horror in Free Love Valley," where you will be immersed in the stories of spirits from two different eras. Both stories are loosely based on real historical events, one a Halloween Ball in the 1930s and the other involving the notorious Battle-Axes of Free Love Valley in the 1800s.


The event is unlike any other Halloween attraction in the area. Make believe and modern-day scares are not necessary. You will be immersed in a re-creation of a long-ago, true-life haunting where it will be impossible to determine what is real and what is supernatural.

As the spirits awaken, the legend grows...

Brinton Lodge's Annual Halloween Production


Horror in Free Love Valley Haunted House

The Night of Your Visit

The event runs rain or shine.


Parking is free.


Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled entrance time.


Each person will receive a masquerade mask upon entering the event and will become a participant in the production.


Refreshments are available.


There is no guarantee that the people you encounter and the scenes you witness are real. This is an authentic haunted house.


"The very best haunted house we have ever been through. We loved the tie-ins to the actual ghosts with historical accuracy as well as the unique staging in the rooms and ability to move about the upper floors. The pitch black first floor got your heart rate up and the eeriness of exploring the upper floors was fantastically spooky." - Jesika S. 10/15/13


"We had an enjoyable and scary evening last night! The actors never came out of character, even in the parking lot after the show! All of us had a slightly different story to tell when it was over, which made the evening even more exciting! Great job!" - Geneva C. 10/14/13


"Outstanding evening at the lodge!" - Philip T. 10/13/13


"This is really awesome people. It is well worth the money." - Debra D. 10/5/13


"Definitely worth every penny." - Jason M. 10/7/13


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"Horror in Free Love Valley"


1808 W. Schuylkill Road (Route 724), Douglassville, PA 19518


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Brinton Lodge is 6 miles from Pottstown, 15 miles from Reading, 20 miles from Valley Forge, 40 miles from Philadelphia


From points North and West: Rt 422 E, Right on Rt 345 S, Left on Rt 724 E, 6 miles to Brinton Lodge


From points East: Rt 422 W, Rt 100 S, Rt 724 W, 6 miles to Brinton Lodge


Wheelchair Accessibility


Approximately 80% of the event is wheelchair accessible. Due to the narrow hallways and stairs on the second floor, typical of historic structures built in the 17- and 1800s, areas of the second floor could be unsafe for a wheelchair. Guests in wheelchairs will receive a 20% discount. Please call 610-572-7121 to purchase tickets.


Midnight Ghost Hunts

As Halloween approaches, the boundary between the living and the dead blurs. At the witching hour, that line is known to disappear. After the crowds have departed, after the actors have gone home, venture inside the Brinton Lodge and walk among the wandering souls of this notoriously haunted building, armed with an EMF meter and your courage. Click here for details.


Paranormal Investigations

Brinton Lodge is available for private paranormal investigations. Included in the cost of rental is access to the first and second floors, a set-up location, electricity, EMF meters (if needed), and a site guide to answer questions. We welcome paranormal organizations as well as curious beginners. Call 610-572-7121 or email for rates and availability.



1808 W. Schuylkill Rd. (Rt. 724) Douglassville, PA 19518

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