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Cumberland Caverns

1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110
931 668 4396
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Type: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: Tennessee's largest show cave and a U.S. National Natural Landmark; Cumberland Caverns displays some of the largest underground rooms and most... more » Owner description: Tennessee's largest show cave and a U.S. National Natural Landmark; Cumberland Caverns displays some of the largest underground rooms and most spectacular formations in America. The daily scenic walking tour is offered year-round, from 9:00 to 5:00. Our Underground Ballroom seats 400 and can be reserved for banquets, weddings, birthday parties and corporate events. Discover adventure on one of our daytime or overnight spelunking adventure trips into untamed portions of the caverns. « less
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McMinnville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This cave is huge and is not overdone with commercialization. Nice tour and special creation story at the end when I went several years ago.

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Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Beautiful caves. Spectacular sight. I did not enjoy the dark (literally) strongly religious performance in the middle of the tour. It just seemed very out of place.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We were lucky enough to get a private tour! It was awesome- the history, formations, and tour into the depths of the caves is amazing. A must do/see for anyone visiting the Nashville area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Went today to see the Cumberland Caverns. We had a great time. It is hard to believe how big that is. Our guide was a very knowledgeable, energetic young girl who made the hour and a half tour lots of fun. We also bought tickets on line for the concert blue grass underground. That was excellent. The bands were great... More

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Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We had a young woman guide our small tour of 2 couples and she was great. She told us the history of the cave as if she'd been part of it and really seemed like she enjoyed her job and cared for the longevity of the attraction. The Caverns were setting up for a bluegrass show in the main cave... More

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I have been here many times. They have many tours to offer. The light show is unique, but it has a lot to do with Christianity which may make some uncomfortable. I hope to return one day.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Intrigued by the roadside signs, we visited on a whim when travelling to Falls Creek Falls State Park, and were delighted by our experience.Charming, patient, enthusiastic and informative guide Tucker was able to provide an excellent tour to a very mixed group. Fascinating geology, unique history, and good value. Surprisingly vast cavern system.Food available for purchase was of the fast,... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I was not very impressed when we drove up, after an hour and half car ride to get there. But, I ended up being pleasantly surprised by the tour. There are some very unique features in this cave. This cave is privately owned and they offer overnight stays in the cave as well as musical events monthly and other special... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

I got married in the Cumberland caverns and it was horrible! In my contract I was told it was a flat rate of 700.00 and they taxed me on top of that money. Then, I was told there will be accommodations for my handicap bridesmaid along with elderly and handicap guests at no extra charge and they charged me. They... More

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Cumberland_Caverns, General Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts and concerns! I am sorry to hear that you felt you were over charged & were treated unfairly. Unfortunately we have no option but to charge state sales tax unless we are provided with a tax exemption form. We have had several weddings in the cave in the past and... More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Just got home from seeing Bluegrass Underground show . What a cool experience! Everyone needs to hear music in this setting ! Just remember it can be dusty and cool so asthma sufferers need to bring inhalers just in case !! PS: We discovered an awesome local brewery with great tasting beers without the bitterness called CALFKILLER Brewing company just... More

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