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Marengo Cave

400 E St, Hwy 64, Marengo, IN 47140
+1 812-365-2705
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Excellent!

I was beyond impressed with my visit to Marengo Cave. So much history, and so much to see. This... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
RacingFan14
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Mitchell, Indiana
Great experience!

This was a wonderful experience, our first time in a cave. Larry was our tour guide and he did a... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
Danielle G
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Dayton, Ohio
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Amazing visitors since its discovery in 1883, Marengo Cave offers a wide variety of fun activities! Take a leisurely tour through our spectacular Crystal Palace or Dripstone Trail, pan for gemstones, twist and crawl through our cave simulator, or explore an undeveloped natural cave. You're certain to enjoy your stay!
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide” (43 reviews)
“gift shop” (45 reviews)
“combo tour” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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400 E St, Hwy 64, Marengo, IN 47140
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"our tour guide"
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"gift shop"
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"combo tour"
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"national landmark"
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"bring a jacket"
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"longer tour"
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"day trip"
in 15 reviews
"gem mining"
in 10 reviews
"minute tour"
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"nice tour"
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"picnic area"
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"great guide"
in 6 reviews
"spring break"
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"great place to visit"
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"amazing formations"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

I was beyond impressed with my visit to Marengo Cave. So much history, and so much to see. This cavern easily has some of the best formations I've ever seen to this day! Definitely worth the money for admission, and worth the drive from any...More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Thanks for coming to see Marengo Cave, so glad we didn't disappoint you. Dani loves the cave and does an excellence job. We look forward to you coming and bring your friends. We also offer underground adventure too. Appreciate the 5* review.

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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience, our first time in a cave. Larry was our tour guide and he did a great job. He was very patient with the children who asked him many questions! It was really cool to see. We did the dripstone and...More

Thank Danielle G
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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Thanks for the 5* review on Trip Advisor. Our cave is a wonderful place to start your love of caves. Larry loves the cave and it shows on his tours. Usually children are so in awe of the cave that they really enjoy it. The...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2017

The cave was bigger than we anticipated. There are two different walking tours to see it all. We preferred the Crystal Palace tour because of the reflecting pools. They were amazing! The water is extra heavy with magnesium that creates a mirrored effect. But the...More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Thanks for the 4 * review. Marengo Cave is a mile long on the Dripstone Trail and 1/3 of a mile on the Crystal Palace side, but very easy walking. Glad you enjoyed both sides of the cave, Crystal Palace has the larger formations and...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017

Went on January 20th, 2017 and we were the only people there so we got a personalized tour of the Dripstone Cave by our personal tour guide, Phil. He was obviously very knowledgeable about the cave and showed us things we would have missed on...More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

Glad you came to visit Marengo Cave, the winter time is a great time to come. We are less busy so the tours are usually smaller. Phil loves his job and the cave, enjoys telling our guest about the formations and the history. Thanks for...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Took my son here for a road trip and had a great time! I would recommend this trip to most folks. Someone who I might not recommend would be new parents with small children. This naturally is a small place and if your kids are...More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2017

Thanks for the 5* review, this is a great place for families to come. So glad your son and you enjoyed the tours. Looking forward to seeing you again. We have the cawing tours in the summertime on Saturday. Your son may enjoy doing that,...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

We were unsure how much fun this trip would be, I'm afraid of the dark, and bugs, and bats, and getting trapped underground. Great tour guide, Dani she was very informative and you can tell she loves her job! She made our tour wonderful, we...More

Thank Ashlee S
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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Glad you took the chance to see Marengo Cave. It is very beautiful and Dani is a wonderful guide. Looking forward to your return visit. Thanks for the 5* review.

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Reviewed December 27, 2016

I wasn't sure how I'd feel once in the caves and I am SO glad I went anyway. Really cool. The structures in the cave were so interesting. There are a few tight spaces but in general I didn't feel like I was cramped. Really...More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Thanks for the great review. It is very easy walking tours. Even in the tighter space you can get though pretty easy. Look forward to seeing you come again.

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Reviewed December 22, 2016

This was a fun experience. Take both of the walking tours that they offer. It was beautiful inside and the guide was very nice. She was very informative and new what she was talking about. The formations here are gorgeous and it was a really...More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2016

Glad you had fun, thanks for the 5* review. It is great to do both sides, because they are really different. Look forward to seeing you the next time.

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Reviewed December 15, 2016

The overall experience was nice. The tour guide was very knowledgeable on the facts and history of the cave. Take both tours if you have the time. Both are very interesting and amazing in the grand size of this underground world below us. We were...More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Thanks for the 4* review. Glad you came to visit and and enjoyed you both sides of Marengo Cave. The winter time is a great time to visit us, we are less crowded. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed December 3, 2016

We went on both the "crystal palace" and "dripstone trail" tours (Phil was our tour guide for both). The tour was very informative, and it was a great experience. The cave isn't as large as some, but there are nice examples of cave stone formations....More

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2016

Thanks for the great 5* review. Phil loves to tell his guest about Marengo Cave, he does a wonderful job. We have very beautiful formations in the cave. The max is 30 people on a tour, but this time of year we usually have less...More

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guzman2929
December 8, 2017|
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Response from MarengoCave | Property representative |
Marengo Cave chooses not to remove or sell any of the fossils, minerals, or formations from our cave in order to preserve its natural beauty. In our gift shop we do sell gemstones, fossils, and minerals from mines and... More
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Cindi G
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No there isn't
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Keith E
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Response from Marlene152 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry for the delay- I have taken a 3-year-old on this tour, but ended up carrying her most of the tour. We still enjoyed it!
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