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This fall, get in the Halloween spirit with BB Riverboats and the USS Nightmare. Experience one of the area’s longest haunted tours as you spend 30+ minutes getting lost in 2 levels of pure horror on Cincinnati’s only haunted ship.


The USS Nightmare is conveniently located on the south bank of the Ohio River on Riverboat Row, adjacent to Newport on the Levee. Limited free parking is available on Riverboat Row (enter from Columbia Street). Additional parking is available at Newport on the Levee and other adjacent pay lots as well as metered street parking.

Tour Dates

Select Nights & Weekends Sept. — Oct. View Calendar

Next AvailableFriday September 15, 2017

  • Weeknights

    Opening: 7:00 PM

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    Closing: 11:00 PM

  • Weekends

    Opening: 7:00 PM

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    Closing: 1:00 AM

Pricing

General Admission

  • Thursday – Sunday

    $20.00

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  • Wednesday Only

    $17.00


General Admission ticket holders will enter The USS Nightmare through the regular entrance line and are subject to extended wait times.

*Not valid for Captain’s Extreme Tour or Lights on Matinee.


Captain's Season Pass

  • $50.00


For those that just can’t get enough of a great scare! Captain’s Season Pass holders can enjoy unlimited General Admission tours of the former dredging vessel designed for death.

*Valid for General Admission only. Not valid for Captain’s Extreme Tour or Lights on Matinee.


Fast Pass Admission

  • Online

    $28.00

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  • At Door

    $30.00


Why wait in the regular line when you can enter The USS Nightmare through an exclusive Fast Pass line? Fast Pass Admission tickets include General Admission. Children under 10 require accompanying adult.


Front of the Line Admission

  • $50.00


Hate waiting in line? With Front of the Line Admission, you don’t have to—you simply skip straight to the front of the line and you’re the next one in The USS Nightmare. Front of the Line tickets include General Admission. Children under 10 require accompanying adult.


RIP Experience

  • Fast Pass Admission

    $28.00

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  • Front of the Line Admission

    $30.00


Want to amp things up a bit? Opt for the RIP Experience and immerse yourself in the Mitchell Massacre! For those brave (or crazy) enough to try it, the crew of the William S. Mitchell will make sure your experience is not one you will quickly forget—even though you may want to. Warning…this hands-on, immersive experience is not for the faint of heart.

*Valid only with Fast Pass or Front of the Line Admission. Not valid with General Admission or Captain’s Season Pass Admission


Captain's Extreme Tour

  • Online

    $40.00

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  • At Door

    $40.00


Regular tours will be available from 7pm until 11pm. Admission for Captain's Extreme Tours will begin at 11pm and will continue until 1am. To be guaranteed entry, please ensure you are in line by 1am. After 1am, no additional patrons will be permitted to enter the line.

The crew is unleashed, up close and in your face! More darkness, more intense horror, and more extreme special effects. Perfect for the adrenaline junkie. Not recommended for children under 17!


Lights On Matinee


  • Online

    $7.00

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  • At Door

    $8.00


Perfect for younger kids or the faint of heart. Special lights on, lighter scare suitable for those too young to enjoy the regular show.


 

USS Nightmare Pre-Paid Tickets

USS Nightmare Pre-Paid Discounted Ticket. Buy them with your BB Riverboats cruise reservation for $10.00 (retail $20.00) and go through the USS Nightmare after your cruise is over.

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