Creeped out: Why THIS haunted house ride had to be shut down just a week after opening
The Fear VR opened last week on September 22 at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park.
Knott’s transforms into a fear-filled haunted playground in the month leading up to Halloween, but this ride pushed the limits.
Visitors were strapped into chairs and laden with virtual reality headgear to experience the the plot line of a possessed patient in a mental institution.
But the hospital-themed attraction proved controversial before it even opened.
The ride was originally named Fear VR 5150; numbers corresponding to the official state code detention of a person who may be suffering from a mental... read more
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