GhostStop Equipment in Disney's Haunted Mansion

GhostStop Equipment in Disney's Haunted Mansion

Posted by GhostStop on Jan 9th 2024

GhostStop Equipment Finds a Home in the World of Disney's Haunted Mansion.

In a thrilling blend of nostalgia and cutting-edge technology, the latest installment of the Disney film universe, "Haunted Mansion," features some real-life ghost hunting equipment, adding an extra layer of realness for paranormal investigators.

Disney's Haunted Mansion (2023) not only promises a spellbinding cinematic adventure for audiences but also adds an extra layer of authenticity for real paranormal investigators. The lead character, a seasoned paranormal investigator portrayed in the film, employs genuine ghost hunting equipment, including some crafted by the world-renowned paranormal investigator, inventor and owner of GhostStop, Shawn Porter. This collaboration ensures that the film not only captivates the imagination but also resonates with those who navigate the uncharted realms of the paranormal with genuine tools of the trade.

A Disney Dream Come True in a Spirited Way

Disney's Haunted Mansion poster

For one inventive mind, this collaboration is not just a professional bucket-list achievement, but a deeply personal journey that began years ago in the halls of the Haunted Mansion. Growing up in the state of Florida, Shawn, the visionary mind behind the innovative  ghost hunting equipment, found solace and excitement in annual visits to Disney World. Among the myriad attractions, the Haunted Mansion held a special place in his heart, evoking a unique blend of dark yet whimsical emotions that captivated a small child's imagination.

"From the first time I experienced the eerie thrill of the Haunted Mansion, it became a cherished memory etched in my soul. The combination of spooky delights and playful frights left an indelible mark on my childhood, inspiring a lifelong fascination with the mystical and otherworldly," shared Shawn. Who knew it would lead to today?

"I truly love that Disney made the decision to use REAL ghost hunting equipment in this film."

Fast forward to the present day, and Shawn finds his creations at the epicenter of a the legendary Haunted Mansion story. "The idea that something I created being seen as part of the Haunted Mansion world is just awesome. Some might call it canon. And that is just an excitement I don't have words to describe."

The very products Shawn has designed - those used by true ghost hunters and paranormal investigators around the world, are now seamlessly woven into the fabric of the Haunted Mansion's narrative, solidifying their place as a contributor to the rich tapestry of this beloved Disney attraction. Real ghost hunting equipment can be seen woven into the scenes mixed within the fictional story, as a nod to real ghost hunters.

"Seeing my inventions become part of the Haunted Mansion's lore is a surreal and emotional experience. It's a testament to the power of imagination and the magic that Disney has brought to countless lives, including mine," added Shawn.

The film promises to take audiences on a spellbinding journey filled with spectral surprises, blending the classic allure of the Haunted Mansion with modern storytelling techniques and a nod to true investigators.

About Disney's Haunted Mansion:

Disney's Haunted Mansion logo

"Disney's Haunted Mansion" is the latest installment in the Disney film universe, bringing the iconic attraction to life on the big screen. Filled with spectral surprises and timeless charm, the film promises to captivate audiences with a spellbinding journey into the haunted realms of the beloved mansion.

Disney's Haunted Mansion Trailer:

Inspired by the classic theme park attraction, “Haunted Mansion” is about a woman and her son who enlist a motley crew of so-called spiritual experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters. The film stars LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito with Jamie Lee Curtis as Madame Leota and Jared Leto as The Hatbox Ghost.

You can now watch Disney's Haunted Mansion on Disney Plus or wherever films are distributed.

About GhostStop

GhostStop is the prominent and most highly recommended ghost hunting equipment store and manufacturer located in the heart of Historic Downtown Lynchburg, Virginia. For over 16 years, GhostStop is considered the leading developer of paranormal investigation equipment designed, built and used by respected investigators. GhostStop equipment is considered the go-to innovative paranormal investigative gear for many teams, ghost hunters and respected researchers around the world. This equipment has been prominently featured in many TV shows including Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures, Kindred Spirits, Ghost Brothers and so many more. As long time investigators themselves, you can be sure it is made with investigators in mind.

Check out all GhostStop has to offer at or their impressive building, Ghost HQ, in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA.


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