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Cumberland Caverns

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Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone Number: 931 668 4396
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Tennessee's largest show cave and a U.S. National Natural Landmark...
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.
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Greatnadventure for the Kids

This attraction does require some physical activity. My kids loved the tour and the camping in the great hall where they have the concerts. YES underground concerts. The staff was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Deweyville, Texas
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Deweyville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This attraction does require some physical activity. My kids loved the tour and the camping in the great hall where they have the concerts. YES underground concerts. The staff was very nice and very informative wasn't to crowded either. Gift shop was a little expensive but had some very nice gifts. We did not do the spelunking but next time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This cavern was amazing and so different than the many I have been before. The property is emaculant and the tour was very informative. Do your self a favor and do the tour and then schedule a book an adventure tour! Once and a lifetime!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Single dad with 13 yr old special needs son. They were very friendly and very accommodating! Great family activity. Well kept facility.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We heard about Bluegrass Underground and wondered if it was all it was cracked up to be. It's way better!!! I was concerned about a confining elevator ride down. Nope. No elevator. It's an adventurous walk through a back entrance. Wear sneakers, for sure. The walk is relatively easily leading to the stage. Get there early or grab a seat... More 

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Oshkosh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This cave was truly magnificent and beautiful. It is so crazy how caves are so big. We truly enjoyed this tour, and was worth the $. It would have been even better if we were able to see the Bluegrass Underground but that's only once a month. If you can, coordinate your trip around that! If not, it is still... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We drove 1 1/2 hours to see this site. It was beautiful country to see. The tour of the cave was really cool. Our guide did a great job of not only telling the history of each room but adding in humor. The tour is not long but you climb a lot of steps. Don't go and waste your money... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

you really have to be into history and natural landmarks to love this. you need to be able to handle the dark and some occasional slippery rocks and stones. you need to be able to walk awhile and walk up steep stairs. you have to be unafraid to go under the earth and know nothing will fall on you. its... More 

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Cold Spring, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I visited Cumberland Caverns as part of the Bluegrass Underground bucket list package. The caverns are really neat and our guide, although she was young, seemed very knowledgable about the history and geology of the cave systems. This is a great place to visit if you are into caves and geology and an amazing music venue if you ever get... More 

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Nashville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Unique venue - Ben Sollee / Jordan Ellis and Woody Pines were excellent ! Real treat ! Would recommend and plan to do again with friends

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

As a child I remember visiting the caverns. Such an awe inspiring view of the huge chandelier and all the lighting scenes in the cave.

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