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Olentangy Indian Caverns

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Address: 1779 Home Rd, Delaware, OH 43015-8988
Phone Number: (740) 548-7917
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A lot of history in this place. Cavern tour was quick. Very interesting. There's an enclosed area with goats and deer you could pet them.The place is not that big but they have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mytreep
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Sacramento, California, USA
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was disappointed after taking the self-guided tour. Many of the buttons for the displays did not work. Also the caves had been badly damaged through the years, including graffiti. The rock formations, like bacon, stalactites and stalagmites had been removed. Given that, there was no problem letting kids and adults wander unsupervised. The history of the site was also... More 

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Ohio
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75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of history in this place. Cavern tour was quick. Very interesting. There's an enclosed area with goats and deer you could pet them.The place is not that big but they have mini golf, picnic area and corn hole. Staff were friendly.

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Groveport, Ohio
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For our one year anniversary we decided to visit the Olentangy Indian Caverns! I always saw the sign, and we finally explored the attraction! This is great for little kids and families, but we are in our mid-twenties and had a blast! We signed up for a cavern tour (in the tour season but it's probably even better to go... More 

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Mansfield, Ohio
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Our guide Josh was personable and related historic and geological facts making for a fun and interesting tour. The coolness of the caverns was a welcome relief to outdoor or nature walks in the mid-summer heat. The small museum housed many artifacts either found on-site or nearby. The gift shop offered a variety of fun items at reasonable prices. We... More 

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Thank LadyBuggOH
Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Just visited for the first time yesterday with my husband and kids and it's such an amazing place, when you pay for your tour they give you a map which explains what each area is, we took the self guided tour and used the map to learn about the different chambers throughout the caverns, they are really beautiful, there are... More 

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Thank Stacey H
Ohio
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74 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We visited the caverns on a recent trip to Columbus. We visited with our three children. They thought is was very interesting. The caverns aren't huge, but big enough to spend an hour or so down there. We visited during a time they didn't offer "guided tours", but you can still do a self guided tour. Call ahead if you... More 

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Thank beachlover105
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to break up the drive on our summer road trip. We stopped on a Wednesday at 12:40, and the next cave tour wasn't going to be until 1:50. We couldn't do a self-guided tour either because they started at 4:00. The person working suggested that we do one of the activities while we waited, but it was... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We made our first visit to Olentangy Indian Caverns today and we had a blast!!. The cave tour was really interesting and our guide did an excellent job fielding all of my son's questions. The gem mining was the hit of the trip, the kids LOVED it.

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Logan WV
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My husband and I loved the caverns!!! Such amazing history!!! The staff were very friendly, restrooms were clean and updated (I could go on and on)!!! We loved the caverns so much, we could have stayed down there for hours just looking around!!! If we are ever in Columbus again, we will definitely be back!!! Its a must see!!! LOVE,... More 

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Dundee, Michigan
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We stopped here on a trip and it was very interesting. The signage from the road is not the best. It kind of sneaks up on you and at first I was a little confused because there was a big house, but once we figured out where we were going we made it there. The price to go into the... More 

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