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Address: 215 Wabasha St S, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1805
Phone Number: 651 292 1220
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Description: This unique facility for private events is comprised of 12,000 square feet...
This unique facility for private events is comprised of 12,000 square feet in an underground cave system, which features stucco ceilings, tile floors, a 60-foot bar, dining room and meeting space.
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Educational day

We did a cave tour followed by a tour of all the gangster homes in the area. If you have never been to the Twin Cities, I think you'd really enjoy it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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Georgia
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was a very unique experience. The caves were very cool, and our guide did a great job explaining the history of the place. We read somewhere that the tour guides dressed up in clothing from that period but I was a bit disappointed that our guide didn't dress up. However, that didn't take away from the tour itself, just... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The tour of the caves (about 6 or 8 sandstone rooms) is very entertaining. The tour guides are all actors dressed in period clothing and they give a humorous review of each room and its uses from prohibition, to mushroom production, curing cheese, all the way through the 70s as a bar and disco. Today they give tours during the... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We did a cave tour followed by a tour of all the gangster homes in the area. If you have never been to the Twin Cities, I think you'd really enjoy it.

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The tour guide was great!! Very energetic and knowledgable about the caves. A lot of great and interesting history behind these caves. We took the Light Rail into Saint Paul. Exited at Union Depot. Spent an hour at the Farmer's Market and then walked over the bridge to the caves from there. It was about a 30 min. walk. A... More 

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Have seen several tours here: Lost Souls and Gangster tours were really fun with Actors from the period of time;) Caves offer dancing also.

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North Iceland, Iceland
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited this cave just for something different to do in the Twin Cities. I was a bit ho-hum about going as the gangsters of the 1930's didn't really interest me at all. Was I ever wrong. We had an excellent tour guide and the information and history he told us was outstanding. It was not a long tour (about... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I went on this tour not knowing what to expect. The tour was only $6 (cash only) and led by an energetic guide who knew a lot about the history of St. Paul, the caves, and the time of prohibition. The inside is actually a night club, which I wasn't expecting. Much of it is the original decor. The stories... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

What a neat place!! We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and especially our guide, "Edna." Not only did we have her for the cave tour, but she was our guide on the Gangster bus tour. She was awesome and the trip went by so fast! We loved learning history in such a fun way! Looking forward to the October scary stories... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Swing Nights (cover of $5) on Thursdays are so much fun! All ages and big bands... can't go wrong! The tours all depend on who you get as your guide, but are pretty interesting. Near Halloween they do traveling ghost tours as well!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The history of the caves including the use as growing mushrooms and visits by gangsters during prohibition was very interesting. The talk about "ghosts" and other mysteries was unnecessarily corny. The weak minded in our group even thought that they "saw or experienced" something! The history still made this a worthwhile side trip depending on how much time you have.

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