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The “Clown Motel” Is Real And Next To A Spooky Graveyard In The Nevada Desert

The “Clown Motel” Is Real And Next To A Spooky Graveyard In The Nevada Desert

People have a variety of adventure wish-list, but if something really spooky comes to your mind as thrilling, then the Clown Motel situated deep in the Nevada desert is a spine-chilling venue. Located beside an ancient graveyard with creepy clowns all over, this sinister place can instill nightmares into any strong soul. So are you brave enough to spend an intimidating night at America’s creepiest Clown Motel and withstand the dark vicinity?

20. The location

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The Clown Motel is in Tonopah, a small town situated at 211 miles north from Las Vegas. It has a very low population of mere 2,627 people. Tonopah might be a small place but Its most remarkable venue, the Clown Motel, is driving interest from all over the world.

19. Why is Clown Motel so scary?

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Some folks might already be afraid of clowns, but the Clown Motel can make even the bravest shiver like leaves at night.

But what makes the Clown Motel so scary? Find the story behind this ghostly place on next slide.

18. From where it all started

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Tonopah came into existence when Jim Butler discovered deposits of silver there in 1900.

After the discovery, a mining industry was quickly set up. It was such a blessed place that in 1913, in just one year they were able to extract $10 million worth of gold, silver, copper and lead from the area.

17. The Decline

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But similar to most of the gold rush industries, the deposits started getting exhausted. During 1921, a sharp decline was observed in the extraction. Everything got ceased till 1947.

The mining industry left the small population of Tonopah with abandoned buildings and mines. Tonopah went on to getting more deserted year by year.

16. Clown Motel came into existence

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The growing spooky conditions of Tonopah served as a perfect breeding ground for the Clown Motel.

With the circulation of haunted stories, The Clown Motel soon became the spookiest place in Tonopah. The clown-themed motel is a difficult venue to ignore. The brightly colored clowns effectively catch the eyes of tourists passing by and down for a frightening experience.

15. Clown Motel’s Reception

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If the surroundings of Clown Motel wasn’t scary enough, this is where things really start picking up. Just walk into the motel’s reception, and there are dozens of gnarled clowns watching your every move. From plastic clowns to ceramic clowns, there are even little clowns patiently sitting in the lap of frightening large clown.

14. Things getting worse

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The more you explore, the more frightening it gets. With many gruesome clowns secretly placed at corners meant to surprise and scare the visitors to death, things only go in a downward channel of horror.

What if I say they even play sounds in the dark?

Can you walk alone in the reception at night in dim lights? I bet you can’t.

13. The interiors

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Most of the rooms have a basic interior with just a TV, bed and some clown painting. They might serve as a hiding place from the terror Tonopah and the Clown Motel reception has instilled in but the silence there in can be deadly too.

12. Taking it to the extreme

But if you are in for a frightening experience of a lifetime, don’t go for the safe rooms, just pick the ones which have disturbingly happy clowns sitting near every wall.

11. Attracting eyeballs

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The Clown Motel has gone viral with the power of internet. It is attracting all those thrill-seekers and ghost hunters from far away. Tourists and passerby visit Tonopah in the Nevada desert just for witnessing the horror of Clown Motel.

Recently one of those who have dared to spend time in Clown Motel is Christopher Sebela. Through crowdfunding he raised $10,000 to have a long stay of 30 days in the Clown Motel.

10. Attracting eyeballs

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Recently one of those who have dared to spend time in Clown Motel is Christopher Sebela. Through crowdfunding he raised $10,000 to have a long stay of 30 days in the Clown Motel.

 9. Sebela’s terrific experience

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This turned out to be a terrific move from Sebela. He described his idea as “the stupidest thing [he] ever thought of.” During his stay, he witness many spine-chilling moments. Over the period, he was accompanied with a variety of crowd including clown troupes to meth addicts.

8. You forgot the graveyard?

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If the Clown Motel so far hasn’t instilled enough fear in you, I hope you haven’t forgotten the spooky ancient graveyard beside it. If you leave your room and just across their parking lot, you will be at the First Tonopah Cemetery.

7. Death in Mines

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Opened in 1901, the Tonopah cemetery accommodated all the deceased ones in the newly found mining center. The burial plots are marked by simple wooden crosses, some has stumps with crude plates for commemoration.

6. The Belmont Mine Fire Disaster

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Among the 300+ graves in the cemetery, there are graves of the 17 miners killed in 1911 because of the Belmont Mine Fire disaster. Just imagine death deep inside earth due to fire and smoke, claustrophobic!

5. More uncertain deaths

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In addition to the Belmont Fire Disaster, one more mishap struck the small town of Tonopah. In 1902, a plague torn apart Tonopah whose cause is still-unexplainable. The graveyard still has more than 30 graves of people dying during the plague. This caused panic in the locals and many left Tonopah with terror.

4. The perfect location for the Clown Motel

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The Clown Motel couldn’t have a better neighbor than the eerie cemetery and its dark history.

3. Unimaginable fear for coulrophobic people

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I don’t understand how somebody suffering from coulrophobia, the overwhelming fear of clowns, can survive in the Clown Motel when it can definitely make the bravest soul out there shiver.

2. Terrific view

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Many tourists desperately looking for accommodation, just turn back after getting a glimpse of this frightening reception. They prefer to stay in their cars in the Nevada desert rather than spending their night in the spooky Tonopah’s Clown Motel.

1. Are you brave enough?

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Let’s not talk about children but with the venue having enough resources to induce terror in even the bravest teenagers, Are you brave enough to visit the Tonopah landmark?

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