Hailed as the scariest haunted house in the world, Mckamey Manor is so extreme, the owner makes visitors sign a 40-page waiver and provide a doctor’s note, but if you are brave enough to get through it without screaming out your safe word, you’ll be awarded $20,000.
According to the owner, Russ McKamey, no one has been able to finish the experience, but the number of people hoping to try it is long! Currently, there are 24,000 people on the waitlist
McKame has launched a new show Desolation, which he says is he most ‘extreme’ so far.
Speaking to WGNTV, Russ said: “with the new mental game, it’s much more difficult. And because of that, no one’s even started the clock.”
The entrance fee is a bag of dog food for one of Russ’s five dogs, however, if you think your up for the challenge there’s a whole host of conditions you’ll need to meet.
First off, you’ll need to be at least 21 – if you’re 18 to 20, you’ll need parental permission. You’ll need to undergo a ‘sport physical’ and provide a doctor’s note stating you are physically and mentally well. You’ll need to pass a background check and you will be screened over FaceTime or a phone call. You’ll also need to bring proof of your medical insurance and sign a 40-page waiver.
Oh, and there’s a drugs test on the day to check you’re not under the influence.
All participants must watch a video entitled And Then There Were None, which is a two-hour long compilation of people who have failed to get through the experience while a voice repeatedly says: “You really don’t want to do this.”
Russ says he’s spent more than a million dollars getting it up and running and says he got his inspiration from horror movies, adding: “I’m a very straight-laced conservative guy, but here I run this crazy haunted house that people think is this torture factory, fetish factory."