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Ohio Caverns

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Address: 2210 East State Route 245, West Liberty, OH 43357
Phone Number: +1 937-465-4017
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Description: Ohio's largest and most beautiful cavern. Tours take guests through two...
Ohio's largest and most beautiful cavern. Tours take guests through two different parts of the cavern. The Historic Tour begins at the site of discovery and includes the part that was originally explored from 1897 to 1925. The Natural Wonder Tour takes guests on a 1 mile walk through parts discovered after 1925. It includes the largest stalactite in Ohio, The Crystal King, along with many other marvelous formations and colors. Only one tour is offered from November through March. It is a hybrid tour, showing guests highlights from both the Natural Wonder and Historic tours.
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Spring Break visit

I took a day trip here with my kids over spring break. It was well worth the drive (which wasn't that far from home in Columbus). The tour guide was great. I believe his name... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I took a day trip here with my kids over spring break. It was well worth the drive (which wasn't that far from home in Columbus). The tour guide was great. I believe his name was Aaron. He had a ton of information on the history and geology of the cavern. The only other cavern I have been to is... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Stopped by the caverns on way home from a 3 day golf trip. What a cool thing to experience. Our guide was very upbeat and knowledgeable. It was pretty narrow at times so if you are a little claustrophobic it can be a little challenging but the beauty of nature is amazing. At the end there were 60 cement steps... More 

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Caves are not for everyone, but the Ohio Caverns is one of the easiest to navigate. We encourage people to take their time on the exit steps and for those that can't do stairs at all, we offer an abbreviated tour called the Limestone tour. It is accessible to all. Glad you enjoyed yourselves. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My wife and I along with two other couples had a remarkable afternoon visiting the Ohio Caverns. Eric and his staff were remarkably knowledgeable and enthusiastically passionate about the gorgeous caves. Our guide was extremely helpful and engaging. We can't wait to bring our grandkids!

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review! We are all passionate about the little gem we have here. We look forward to showing it to your grandkids soon! More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Last minute decission to stop on our way home. First time great experience! Tour guide Erin was very professional and knowledgeable. So glad we decided to stop! Will definitely recommend this to our friends.

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for your nice review. We have shared your comments with Erin and appreciate you recommending us to your friends. We believe that satisfied customers are our best advertising! More 

Springfield, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It was wonderful to see the natural state of our world so raw and exposed in such a professional, safe setting. What a beautiful place, I will surely make this an annual visit.

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed our attraction! We look forward to your return visits. Thanks for the nice review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This tour was an hour but only felt like 15min. There were 5 in our group and it was pretty cool and interesting. The 12 year-old with us was bored with the tour but enjoyed the gem hunt where you buy a good size bag of dirt and sift it through the water to find the gems. The guides were... More 

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. We strive to make the tour interesting for all ages. As they say "Time flies when you are having fun!" We hope that you can return for another visit soon. More 

Botkins, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Enjoyed the friendly staff, unique caverns, and the beautiful park. I loved that it was handi capped accessible and had informative tour guides.

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for you glowing review! We opened a new entrance to the cavern in 2012. We decided early in the project that it would be very nice to have it accessible to all. The Limestone Tour is the only handicapped accessible cavern tour in Ohio. It is a much shorter tour than our other offerings, but... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We made the hour or so drive from Columbus on a cold, but sunny March day. $17 for adults. It was a little too cold to spend much time outside today, but there is a great picnic area. Bathrooms were clean. Trip down into the caverns was great, lots of stalactites and stalagmites. The gift shop was great too. I... More 

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to visit us and for the fun (and funny) review. We look forward to your next visit! Hopefully it will be warmer so that you can enjoy our outdoor gem mining activity. More 

Centerville, Ohio
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My family had a great time in the caverns. My wife, daughter (12), & son (10) made this a day trip on our spring break staycation. The natural wonders tour is about 45 minutes long. You will see cool rock formations and learn a little about this natural wonder/geology in Ohio. It's a bit pricey for what you get, but... More 

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to visit! Each year more and more people are finding us a refreshing stop during the Spring Break. We strive to keep the cost as low as possible. We look forward to showing you and your family the Historic area on your next visit. More 

Wapakoneta, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Enjoyed this cavern. Friendly staff, easy cavern to walk through, Very colorful, affordable gift shop

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Tim G, Manager at Ohio Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We are glad that you came to visit! More 

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