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Squire Boone Caverns & Village

100 Squire Boone Road Southwest, Mauckport, IN 47142
(812) 732-4381
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Mauckport
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Tours
Owner description: Guided Cavern tours available year around at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 an 4:00 (more frequently during the summer months). The hour long guided cavern tour... more » Owner description: Guided Cavern tours available year around at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 an 4:00 (more frequently during the summer months). The hour long guided cavern tour takes you past stalactites, stalagmites, columns, rimstone dams and more. The village is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please check website for times and dates. The village consists of a Gristmill, Bakery, Rock Shop, Gem mining, Candle Dipping, Soap making, picnic grounds and more. « less
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English first
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122 reviews 122 reviews
35 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My family & I found Squire Boone's Caverns, in some State issued tourist book. It's kind of out of the way. It costs $5.00 per vehicle, just to get on the property. Our expectations were low. But, this was a great place to visit. We ended up spending several hours here. The Grist Mill, is still a working mill. It... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I had a great experience here; they have friendly staff members and the prices are cheap for the experience. The caverns are amazing to see and the tour guides are great at what they do. Be prepared to learn a thing or two about geology and history as the guides are knowledgable in both subjects pertaining to the caverns. Overall,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My Girl Scout troop visited here on Tuesday afternoon.. We had a wonderful time in the cave, candle dipping, soap making, gem mining and grist mill tour!! The girls enjoyed all the question boxes and then getting "rock candy" to eat!!! We will back to visit again!!!

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KY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Was a nice family outing. The spiral staircase is old and wet/slippery. Part of cave was closed off. My only complaint was 2 people taking pictures constantly. In that dark environment they about blinded everyone. Should be no cameras allowed. Parking is $5 and bakery is expensive

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Huntsville, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The setting at this cave is beautiful. The walk through the cave is not very long. You get to the end and turn around. There are 64 circular steps at the beginning (according to my son who counted each step). My favorite part was the casket/body of Daniel Boone's brother. We went to the bake shop and had a cookie... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited here recently. Grounds and staff all very nice . The cluster of buildings hosting the various trades from milling to candle making all enjoyable , as was their staff. The cave tour , thru no fault of theirs, evidently -- was a little disappointing. The cave has been blocked off and the complete , one way tour is... More

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband and I won tickets to Squire Boone Cavern last Fall and decided to visit during our Fourth of July weekend road trip around southern Indiana. We enjoyed the two hours we spent there, but we were a bit disappointed in the cavern tour. During our tour, we passed by (obviously) significant things that were not talked about by... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I took kiddos to see the beautiful caves in this area and ended the day by visiting Squire Boone area. They were so excited to dip candles, and we entered the little wooden building , to find the most bored girl in the world. She had difficulty keeping from yawning and smiling was absolutely not an option. My little girl... More

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cavebat, Manager at Squire Boone Caverns & Village, responded to this review

I am so sorry for your bad experience with the candle dipper. We heavily stress to our staff how important it is to show our guests Hoosier hospitality and clearly the candle dipper did not do this. Would you mind to let us know what day you visited the park? We are pretty sure we know who the candle dipper... More

Buffalo, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My friends and I arrived here first thing in the morning and we were given a private tour with just the three of us. Our tour guide was very nice, funny and knowledgeable. He was able to answer any questions that we had with ease. The caverns are gorgeous and very cool to see. Our favorite part was the underground... More

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cavebat, Manager at Squire Boone Caverns & Village, responded to this review

Thank You so much for coming to visit and we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your cavern tour! We love our cave and we are so excited when we can share it with others. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My mom and I decided to visit since we were in the area. They have beautiful formations, but I feel that there wasn't much geographical information involved. They do make the best of a short walk with so many great formations.

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cavebat, Manager at Squire Boone Caverns & Village, responded to this review

We want to thank you and your Mom for visiting and for the review. I personally want to thank you for your comment on the tour needs more geological information. That is part of our tourguide training but we will stress this even more and make sure our guides have more information. More

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