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Address: 418 West Fox Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone Number: 575-887-0276
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Grandkids loved the cave

I took one for the team and went into the cave. The only problem I had with my claustrophobia was being in the elevator with 15 people. Cave is beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Hueytown, Alabama
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Hueytown, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I took one for the team and went into the cave. The only problem I had with my claustrophobia was being in the elevator with 15 people. Cave is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great Place! Good souvenirs. Enjoyed. We bought tshirts, a book, a fridge magnet and a shopping bag. Love the shopping bag...great photo of the cavern.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Spend some time and if you are physically able take a tour thru the caverns. It is amazing. Nature has carved out a wonderland. The basic tour is easy enough for all. Even wheelchairs can access most of it.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

In 2013 we took the elevator down and back up but in March 2015 we walked down and rode up. Maybe not so great for someone with arthritic knees but the path was, for the most part, easy to see and protected with railings. We were unsure when we'd be there and so had not booked specific tours for places... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had an awesome time. I love how they had the cold ac running across the caves as it presented a fog up the sides of the caverns. The museum was great as well, there are lots of different artifacts that I found interesting. I do recommend going in the winter times as the caves can reach to a very... More 

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Amarillo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a really nice, small museum. The staff is very friendly and informative. Plus its FREE! It only took us about 30-40 minutes to look at everything. It was a nice stop, out of the Carlsbad heat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Always a great sight to behold and a fun adventure with the family! We enjoyed the natural cave entrance, and thankfully the elevator ride back up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

About a block from the Trinity Hotel, this small unpretentious municipal museum was gifted an important collection of Taos Society early 20th masterpieces that are well worth a visit. The museum has about 14 paintings done by the original Taos eight or ten original members of the Taos Society. Also, the museum has a restored Butterfield stagecoach which adds to... More 

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Humble
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The museum has a small, but very good art collection. The museum is very interesting and the Train Diorama is incredible. The presentations that are given are wonderful.

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Conroe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We toured the caves with our 4 kids and really enjoyed it. Our kids said "this is actually kinda cool". Imagine that! We enjoyed listening to the bat presentation also. Gift shop has everything your kids could possibly want.

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Address: 418 West Fox Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone Number: 575-887-0276
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad

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