the haunted basement
Cistern + Video Lounge
Journey downstairs to the sub-basement and experience the story of Gertrude, one of the Carpenter family’s lost chamber maids. Enjoy the cozy fireplace, self-serve concessions, and an assortment of fun games and activities.
Immerse yourself in candlelight, eerie sounds, and dark shadows while enjoying a refreshing beverage. Unlike the opulent formal rooms, the Haunted Lounge is a tribute to the mansions perseverance and survival through darker times in it’s 130 year lifetime.
“One of the most unexpected and unique places I’ve ever been to in my life”
Gertrude’s is the perfect spot to get in the spooky spirit. The lounge features a bar area, table top, sofa set, and cozy fireplace all decorated with period woodwork and furnishings. The flickering lamps, skeletal favors, and ghostly sounds create an unforgettable experience. Create your own cocktail from Gertrude’s signature list or warm up by the fire, whatever you choose you’re in for a hauntingly good time.
Self-serve concessions include popcorn, sodas, and cook to order pizzas. Visit the menu tab for more information.
Our self-serve concessions are available throughout the day and are either complimentary or easily purchased with a QR code.
We offer a variety of items, our most popular do-it-yourself is our frozen pizza, cook to your own liking and enjoy in less than 20 minutes.
Gertrude’s Video Lounge is a spine-tingling experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat. The dimly lit interior is adorned with ghostly décor and eerie sounds echo throughout the halls. As you settle into your seat, which has heated massage functions and fully customized reclining, you can’t shake the feeling that you’re not alone. Shadows dance on the walls and strange apparitions flicker in the dark corners of the transformed coal room. Brace yourself for a hauntingly good time at this uniquely terrifying video lounge.
Our smart TV comes with a variety of free streaming services or you can log into your own.
Some of our most popular are,
Samsung TV Plus