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Crystal Cave

963 Crystal Cave Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-8880
+1 610-683-6765
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Active, Educational and Beautiful

Its a bit out of the way but worth it. Starting at the gift shop you seemingly enter a tourist... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
mbrichter
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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Great Side trip

Love this place, if you like to explore local attractions don't miss this one! Close by and very... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
DRWill6
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Blandon, Pennsylvania
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See PA's first show cave. Discovered in 1871, and open to the public shortly thereafter, Crystal Cave has been operating without interruption since that time. The one hour cave tour begins with a video presentation describing the history of Crystal Cave and the formation of caves. Guides take you into the cave and give you both an educational and enjoyable tour. Crystal Cave is known for its abundance of formations in various size and color. Over five million adults and children have been thrilled by this subterranean museum of nature. After your tour you may want to visit our gift and souvenir shop, historical exhibit, authentic Amish Buggy, real Indian Totem Poles, and shaded picnic park all on 150 scenic acres. Other activities open seasonally include miniature golf, panning for gemstones, Ice Cream Parlor, Crystal Cave Cafe, and Museum.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (52 reviews)
“nature trail” (14 reviews)
“tour guide” (30 reviews)
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963 Crystal Cave Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-8880
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"day trip"
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"mini golf course"
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"walk up"
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Its a bit out of the way but worth it. Starting at the gift shop you seemingly enter a tourist world that is over 40 years in the past. Kitschy souvenirs are all over but they are interesting and fun. Then we got the tickets...More

4  Thank mbrichter
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Love this place, if you like to explore local attractions don't miss this one! Close by and very friendly staff.

Thank DRWill6
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I've loved coming here several times over my life until this last trip. My husband and I are now in our 50s, and Brenda screamed at us for resting at the top of the hill before walking into see the movie. She was also rude...More

5  Thank Mindy D
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

i love this place i would go there again and again it is really pretty and magical u should all go there i love this place Love,Nevaeh

1  Thank Nevaeh B
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Saw the sign on a return trip home and stopped. It was a really nice place and my 10 and 12 y.o. enjoyed it thoroughly. Was a bit pricey. Advise looking for a coupon beforehand.

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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

A hidden "Gem" in PA Dutch Country. We went on a Sunday in October so many attractions were closed although we only went basically to see the cave. The tour guide was friendly and funny and the cave was pretty neat. I still think many...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Rude, harried staff members, huge tour groups (ours was 54 people)! Tour of the cave itself was very short - not much to see anyway. They do not allow public to view the crystal formations that they advertise in both their brochure and website! Check...More

3  Thank Megan R
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Took the family for a Sunday birthday trip for my son. This place is tucked away in the woods. Pretty neat place. Very informative tour guides. Nice gift shop and a small eatery. The was cool looking and temperature wise too, only 54 degrees.

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

I remember visiting here when I was a kid and decided to take my 12 year old niece here back in June. It's a nice place, but expensive and dated. $14 a person! The video they play before entering is very old and needs updating....More

Thank atmo377
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

It rained the day we visited, but it didn't matter. This was a fun trip, the kids were fascinated by the cave. There are a few sets of stairs to climb to get up to the cave enterance, but it's much easier going down. The...More

Thank Julie B
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FKMiya
June 14, 2018|
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Response from DRWill6 | Reviewed this property |
The city of Reading has “The Pagoda” about 15 miles away. The city of Allentown has the Lehigh Valley Zoo about 20 miles away.
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ivette282001
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Response from Randolph J | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea about small dogs. I doubt it.
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