The U.S.S. Nightmare (Preview)

The Death Dredge remains one of Cincinnati's most terrifying haunts. A top-notch crew of actors and movie-quality effects deliver nearly half-an-hour of thrills to intrepid explorers of this aut

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U.S.S. Nightmare
U.S.S. Nightmare

The Death Dredge remains one of Cincinnati's most terrifying haunts. 

A top-notch crew of actors and movie-quality effects deliver nearly half-an-hour of thrills to intrepid explorers of this authentic riverboat. The tour includes popular visits with the rat girl, the Captain and pit monster, plus new scenes of the crew quarters, the head and an all-new galley. Sinister and labyrinthine, it leaves many visitors breathless. 

A special lights-on matinee showing ($7) 4-6 p.m. Oct. 20 is for those too young (or too scared) for the regular show. Take the Un-rated eXtreme Captain’s Tour ($22 online) for an insane experience 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 26. 

$13 Wednesdays; $18 Thursdays-Sundays; $22 RIP Express when purchased online. 7-11 p.m. Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Through Nov. 2. Newport on the Levee, 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, Ky., ussnightmare.com.


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