Advertisement

Minnesota's Haunted Theaters & Playhouses, Where Big Scares Take Center Stage

It's no surprise that ##Region## is home to numerous local theaters with haunted history - a night at the theater has been an American pastime for centuries! Theaters are seemingly always abuzz with foot traffic, excitement, and of course, drama, which is why many theaters are believed to be haunted by the spirits of actors, actresses, and theatergoers that frequented their favorite theater before their departure. If you've got a love for the stage in addition to your enthusiasm for ##Region##'s Haunted History and Ghost Hunting, then you'll want to check out one of the local haunted theaters next time you're looking for real scares!
 
Filter:
  •   Pioneer Place on Fifth St. Cloud, MN
    • Views:
    • 79
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    This located used to be an Elks Lodge and now operates as a venue for concerts and theater events. It is believed to be haunted by an elderly man who enjoys the area near the men's bathroom. Electrical issues, moving objects, unexplained sounds and other ghost sightings have been reported at the location. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters

  •   Palace Theatre Luverne, MN
    • Views:
    • 68
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    This theater was built in 1915 by Herman Jochims and his wife Maude played the piano to accompany the silent films that were shown here. Maude's spirit is rumored to linger and play the pipe organ, even though it no longer works. Both she and Herman have been seen as apparitions and some claim they sometimes turn the lights on and off. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters

    • Views:
    • 143
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • 4 / 5
    • Exp.:
    • 1

    This Opera House dates back to 1918 and was once a club, speakeasy, silent movie house, skating rink, city hall and a civic center. It is rumored to be haunted by several ghosts, including former entertainers and actors and a woman who the employees nicknamed Ellen. Strange occurrences here include lights turning on and off, cold spots, the thump of cowboy boots in the hallway on the... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters

  •   Billy's Bar and Grill Anoka, MN
    • Views:
    • 125
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Those that are said to haunt this building include the former brothel's staff members. As the local legend goes, either some of the brothel patrons murdered Madam Mrs. Jackson and stole her money, or Mrs. Jackson hanged herself from a chandelier on the third floor after she lost the hotel. Apparitions have been seen upstairs and pictures have moved on their own. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters | Real Haunted Restaurants & Bars

  •   Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Chanhassen, MN
    • Views:
    • 126
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    According to a local story, this theater was built on the site of a home that burned down and killed a woman who was inside. Her ghost is rumored to haunt the theater, along with the ghost of a former actor who was hit and killed by a car while riding his bike home. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters

  •   Mounds Theatre Saint Paul, MN
    • Views:
    • 598
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    This theater dates back to 1922 and people have claimed they have been grabbed physically while working late at night. A ghost named Red sometimes even throws things at women and a young girl wearing a pink dress may bounce a ball on the stage. Some stories say that investigators were in the basement of the theater and could not leave fast enough and left with extremely real claw marks... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters

  •   Fitzgerald Theater Saint Paul, MN
    • Views:
    • 244
    • Photos:
    • 3
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    This theater dates back to 1910 and is rumored to be haunted by a ghost named Ben, believed to be a former stagehand, and Veronica, a former actress. The building went through a restoration in 1985 and workers removed a false ceiling and found a second balcony where there was a note written to Ben. Since this happened, a male apparition has been seen and the workers tools have been... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters

Know of a Real Haunt that we don't already have listed? Please Let Us know