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Address: 1779 Home Road, Delaware, OH 43015
Phone Number: (740) 548-7917
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Great day trip!

We have four children, 11, 7, 5 and 2. It was a great day for all! Warning, the caverns can be muddy- wear old shoes. I washed 6 pairs last night;) and the cavern stays 45-50... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We have four children, 11, 7, 5 and 2. It was a great day for all! Warning, the caverns can be muddy- wear old shoes. I washed 6 pairs last night;) and the cavern stays 45-50 degrees year round. Jackets are a must! The nature trails are ok.. It's more of a path with a rope to guide you. Perfect... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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85 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have been to many caverns in many states and this was a first for being able to go down into the cave without a tour guide. The people that work here are wonderful and showed us how awesome the inside of the cave looks dieting a rainstorm with all the water flowing inside. The caves themselves are on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The gem mining is by far my favorite, but there is so much to do and see. The gift shop is even fun to look around in. The caves are cool. There's mini golf, although I have not done it yet. They have done great improvements to the grounds recently too.

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Delaware, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Olentangy Indian Caverns is a classic roadside attraction venue that most people in the Columbus area have heard of or seen billboard signs for but few (probably on the basis of those same signs) have ever actually visited. Its Native American history is fairly significant, assuming it's the cave mouth of the same system connected to the Wyandots and Leatherlips,... More 

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Temperance, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was not what I was hoping for when I visited but I still found it very interesting. I was hoping for more traditional caverns with exciting geological formations. However, the history of the Native American usage of the caverns and the surrounding area made it worth the trip. I enjoyed the self-guided tour as we could spend as little... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Never been to caverns before, so this was fun for my first one, though not as large as I thought it would be.

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tdaniel
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While camping at the Alum State Park, we had planned to go to the caverns to escape the heat and humidity. However, the next morning, we got an unexpected rain storm, so we went to the caverns to escape the rain! It was a nice activity and close by the campsite, only 15 min. drive. We were a group of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

These caverns are perfect for little kids (mine are 6 and 8). We did the self guided tour and took our time going through it....it took about 45 minutes. The caverns aren't huge, and you access them through the museum (it looks like you are going into the creepiest basement ever), but we had a great time. My kids loved... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We live about 15 minutes from Olentangy Indian Caverns but hadn't been in many years. If you haven't been there in a while, go back. The facilities have improved a lot. My kids, 6 and 3 enjoyed the tour and I was pleased to find out that 6 and under were free. After the cavern tour we took a walk... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I visited here with two 9-year-old boys one weekend. The boys absolutely loved it, and I thought it was interesting as well. On a busy weekend, you may have to wait for a tour, but they have a playground, a store, and "gem" mining. We took advantage of all three. The gem mining can be over in a heartbeat, so... More 

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