House from ‘A Christmas Story’ to be Featured on American Haunts

A Christmas Story House, photo from

A Christmas Story House, photo from

According to and Fearnet, paranormal investigators filming a new TV series called American Haunts will be investigating the house used for exterior shots in the 1983 comedy classic A Christmas Story. The house, which was purchased 2004 and turned into a Mecca for fans the film called “A Christmas Story House & Museum,” will appear on the seventh episode of the series.

The house is located at 3159 W. 11th St. in Cleveland, Ohio and is open year round to the public for tours. Directly across the street from the house is the official A Christmas Story House Museum, which features original props, costumes and memorabilia from the film, as well as hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes photos.

Co-hosts and lead investigators Dave Rhode and Craig Gozzetti formed their paranormal team, Investigating American Haunts, in 2012. According to their Facebook page, “For each investigation we partner with a local group and joint investigation of that groups favorite haunted locations. Using technology and proven methods of paranormal investigation, along with personal experiences, research conducted by our research team can lead to a more complete picture of any possible paranormal activity. Thereby provide our viewers with the best possible evidence available. We then take our cooperative investigations and edit them for narrow-cast networks, Internet Broadcasts and Television.”

Rhode and Gozzetti will search for paranormal activity in the home. They are the first paranormal show to be granted permission to film at the location.



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