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Marengo Cave National Landmark

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Address: 400 E St, Hwy 64, Marengo, IN 47140
Phone Number: 812 365 2705
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Amazing visitors since its discovery in 1883, Marengo Cave offers a wide...
Amazing visitors since its discovery in 1883, Marengo Cave offers a wide variety of fun activities! Take a leisurely tour through our spectacular Crystal Palace or Dripstone Trail, pan for gemstones, twist and crawl through our cave simulator, or explore an undeveloped natural cave. You're certain to enjoy your stay!
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What an awesome experience!

Had a great time! We opted for the short tour and we wish we would have chosen both. Very fascinating and our tour guide was awesome. Only advice I have is you might bring a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Had a great time! We opted for the short tour and we wish we would have chosen both. Very fascinating and our tour guide was awesome. Only advice I have is you might bring a jacket as it was a little cool.

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Newburgh, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We love camping at Marengo! You are able to reserve a camping site for only 1 night if you wish unlike state parks which require 2 night reservation during peak season. The camping sites are clean and creek side. Some sites are electric. Others have a pavilion. There are only 15 individual sites and 3 group sites so there normally... More 

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed camping at Marengo Cave. We try to be flexible to meet our customers needs. We can take a camper that is 24 foot or less. We have enough activities to keep you busy for a few days. We would love to have you come back and see us again. Thanks for the 5 * review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful time. We did both tours. The crystal cave and dripping cave. It was breath taking. Our guides were great very interactive with our tours. A great way to spend a hot summer day!

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Hot summer days and a trip to the cave go hand in hand. Glad you had a wonderful time here. Thanks for coming and giving us a great review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We did the Crystal Palace tour and the longer tour as well. Great natural beauty and our first tour guide Eric was knowledgeable without being too cheesy! Took many beautiful pictures and kids learned a lot about cave features and formations!

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Rainy days always makes the caves colors a little bit more vivid. This is Eric's 2nd season with us, he also is one our adventure tour guide. That is a fun trip where you get wet & muddy. The children need to be at least 10 years old to do the underground adventure. Thanks for the great trip advisor review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great Time every time! Hadn't been since I was a kid can't wait to bring my child, going to Love it!!!!!!!!!!

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

We love it when parents that came as a small child return with their children. Thanks for the 5* review on trip advisor. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The cave tour was fun! Definitely something to do on a hot day. Amazing views. We did both tours, both are worth doing. Crystal Palace is a shorter tour and was the favorite. Dripstone was longer, and still neat. You can get a discount if you purchase both tours at the same time. If you take the tour, wear tennis... More 

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Love your Review Title: it is a cool way to spend a hot day!!. Glad you came to visit Marengo Cave, and enjoyed seeing both tours. You can take picture inside the cave, so you can show others how cool the cave is. Look forward to seeing your family again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a wonderful experience for our family. We did the 1hr Dripstone with my 6 yr old nephew and my cane-carrying Mother. It was easy to navigate for both. Our guide, Harmony, was friendly and informative. Overall, this side trip from French Lick was superb!!

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Thanks for the excellent rating on trip advisor. Our cave is a easy walking tour and all ages enjoy the tours. Harmony does a great job as a guide. She is one of our new ones this year. Will let her know you enjoyed her tour. Come back when you are close, and do the Crystal Palace. Thanks, for coming. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

***This is a must see*** The formations on both trails were spectacular. All the guides are very knowledgeable about the caves and very cordial. The trails are easy to follow and safe. Will go back again when in the area.

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review on Trip Advisor. We have a very beautiful cave, and we train our excellent guides well. Look forward to seeing your family coming back to visit. We even have camping cabins to stay in. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were staying in Louisville, KY for a week and decided to drive up to tour the caves. I'm so thankful we did! We did both tours. I'm not in great physical shape (13 abdominal surgeries and a knee surgery), but I didn't have any problems at all with either tour. We did them back to back with about a... More 

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Enjoy reading your review. I have people to ask all the time how difficult the trip is through our cave. You information will really help them. Come back to see us anytime. Thanks for posting on trip advisor. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ok. This place is kind of in the middle of nowhere, but if you are wanting a cave experience it's worth the trek to get there. Grounds are beautiful. Don't know how crowded it usually is but we went on the 4th of July and it was pleasantly busy. Nice picnic area for lunch. Not much in the way of... More 

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave National Landmark, responded to this review

Thanks for the excellent review you gave us on Trip advisor. We are a very family friendly cave to visit. Glad you enjoyed your time and made great memories. Look forward to seeing your family again, maybe you could stay in one of our cabins the next time. More 

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Additional Information about Marengo Cave National Landmark

Address: 400 E St, Hwy 64, Marengo, IN 47140
Phone Number: 812 365 2705
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Marengo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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