6 Scariest Haunted Houses in America

YouTube's Gunnarolla is getting a sneak peek behind the screams at the most terrifying Halloween attractions all across America.

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House of Torment: Austin, Texas

The House of Torment in Austin, Texas, is a horrifying haunt that tortures the senses of its visitors. Special scents are added to the fog throughout the attraction for a truly engrossing experience.

House of Torment: Austin, Texas

More than 100 actors set the scene at the House of Torment making this horror scene one of the exceptionally terrifying.

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Basement of the Dead: Aurora, Ill.

The owners of Basement of the Dead got into the horror business by spooking up their own yard. Neighbors found it so frightening they suggested they scare crowds professionally.

Basement of the Dead: Aurora, Ill.

A spinning room of terror was inspired by the owner's daughter. Her music box with a twirling ballerina inside sparked the idea for a disorienting spinning attraction inside the Basement of the Dead.

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13th Floor: Chicago

13th Floor in Chicago has no shortage of seriously scary-looking spirits. The operation's cast of ghoulish actors take their jobs very seriously.

13th Floor: Chicago

Andrew Gunadie, aka YouTube's Gunnarolla, went behind the scenes to get in on the action and into character with the frightening crew.

13th Floor: Chicago

The actor's costumes are created by a professional makeup artist each day. It can take several hours to achieve a perfectly horrifying look that's fit for a movie set.

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The Dent Schoolhouse: Cincinnati

The Dent Schoolhouse was an actual school that opened in 1894 and closed down in the 1950s. Today, it's no place for children and one of America's most terrifying haunted houses.

The Dent Schoolhouse: Cincinnati

Local legends say a janitor at The Dent Schoolhouse caused the school to close permanently by kidnapping students and bringing them to an untimely demise in the basement.

The Dent Schoolhouse: Cincinnati

Spirits roam the halls and the basement is filled with hundreds of horrifying handpainted skulls.

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Terror Behind the Walls: Philadelphia

Set inside Philadephia's former Eastern State Penitentiary, Terror Behind the Walls used to house actual prisoners. It's known as one of the most famous prisons in the world.

Terror Behind the Walls: Philadelphia

The funds raised during each year's Halloween event at the prison help sustain the historical site's operating costs throughout the year.

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Mortem Manor: Kissimmee, Fla.

Mortem Manor visitors are handed a flashlight on their way into the attraction, but —little do they know — it won't help with lighting the way. Its function is controlled by operators to create a more terrifying experience.

Mortem Manor: Kissimmee, Fla.

Mortem Manor features a spooky swamp room that relies on a trick of the light to allow spirits to rise up from muddy waters.

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