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Address: PO Box M, Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone Number: 610-838-8767
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Explore Nature's Underground Wonderland.

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Still a unique place to visit

Not much has changed in the cave in the last 50 years. (I guess you could say the same about the last few thousand years.) But it's still a great experience for anyone who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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English first
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Not much has changed in the cave in the last 50 years. (I guess you could say the same about the last few thousand years.) But it's still a great experience for anyone who hasn't been in a cave, or who enjoys visiting new caves. Kids love the gift shop, too. There is also an interesting collection of antique and... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited last week, 2 grandparents, 2 parents, 3 school-age kids and a toddler, and we all learned a lot and had fun. The caverns were discovered during blasting in a limestone quarry back in the late 1800s. The land and caverns were purchased in 1929 by the Gilman family which still owns it. Lights, paths, handrails, and pump were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had a very informative guide who taught us lots. Great tour. We had fun. The museum associated was a little cheesy. Remember your jackets.

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This small, low-key cavern has an interesting story and offers a fun tour. If you don't like low ceilings and narrow spaces it isn't the place to go, but our group found the tour fascinating. It is a walking tour mostly on a paved surface, with a few narrow spots but plenty of hand rails and no uncomfortable bits -... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Interesting local attraction with some interesting history. Odd that they make you pay as your leave. They don't open the door to let you leave until you pay; it was sort of odd. It is a small cave that doesn't take long to tour through it. The "Lost River" is more like a small fish pond and the scientific studies... More 

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Well organized and informative. Good tour with guide. Guidance is in a good level of knowledge. About 40 minutes. Come if you are around , obviously be combined with additional activity for the day trip.

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Yardville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A real "COOL" place to visit for a summer outing. The indoor temperature and the great sights deep in the earth make this a great stop. There is also a gem shop to visit before or after your tour.

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The tour is over priced and the owners are rude! The cave is basically a crack in the wall, which takes approximately 15 minutes to enter and exit. There are very few geological rock formations and those that do exist are not of any interest. The Gilman children are rude and for some reason when you ask them about the... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's kitschy, in a good way. Because the carvern is based on an underground water system, no plants or animal life. Which means there are no bats or anything icky. Had 4 children with us ages 6-12.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

I visited Lost River Caverns with my 11 year old and we had a great time. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and could explain what we were seeing in great detail. I'd be shocked if he doesn't have a scientific background. We were very impressed with the tour and everyone in my group had a great time. If you... More 

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Additional Information about Lost River Caverns

Address: Address: PO Box M, Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone Number: 610-838-8767
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hellertown
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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