Cruisin’ Connecticut – 50 Years of Haunted Movie Magic at the Witch’s Dungeon

the exorcist at the witch's dungeon in bristol ct

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) – Today we’re Cruisin’ Connecticut to Bristol, home of the “Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum!”

The museum is the longest-running, classic horror attraction in the country, featuring original props and figures from some of the most famous sci-fi flicks in movie history.

Bristol resident and sci-fi film enthusiast Cortland Hull, started the museum 50 years ago as a 13-year-old kid. He charged neighbors a small entry fee to experience his budding sci-fi museum.

Hull says his passion for horror is in the blood,

My great Uncle was Henry Hull who played the werewolf of London in 1935. Henry worked with a number of different actors including Vincent Price.

The museum includes incredible original props like: Linda Blair’s spinning head from the exorcist, E.T. from the “bike flying through the air” scene, and a prosthetic from The Planet of the Apes.

The Witch’s Dungeon is open at the Bristol Historical Society, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7-10pm, through Halloween. After the tour, visitors can enjoy horror movies on a classic film projector.

On Halloween night, Boris Karloff (of Frankenstein) – his daughter will be at the museum for a meet and greet.

Know of cool people, places or events to check out for “Cruisin’ Connecticut?” Email me, or let me know on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat: @RyanKristafer

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