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Crystal Cave

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Cave fun

It’s been about 13 years since I’ve been here with family. It’s still great and a lot of fun. Went... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
392josephp
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Audubon, New Jersey
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Nice local attraction

I have lived in Berks County most of my life but had never been to Crystal Cave before relatives... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
kittykats84
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Blandon, Pennsylvania
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  • Average23%
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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...more
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963 Crystal Cave Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-8880
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my 3rd visit. I loved it as a kid and my kids love it now. Will be back in a few years. Gift shop is cool too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peg M
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Millions of people have visited the Crystal Caves over the years and it sure was great to be one of them! The tour was about an hour long and our guide was informative but slightly dry. Tours were large so it became quite tight and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

It’s been about 13 years since I’ve been here with family. It’s still great and a lot of fun. Went on educational tour. Cave guide was great and informative. Glad to see the lion tail formation since it is so very rare. Bathrooms were clean....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 392josephp
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Stopped in for a visit with the grandchildren. Very interesting and informative tour. Nice gift shop. Only bad thing was the walk up the hill to the cave.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and i took my 4 year old son to crystal cave because he asked to go see a cave. He really enjoyed it. Our tour guide was great very funny! There are a lot of steps so be prepared make sure to wear...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JesseeleeH
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I took my 15, 15, 6 & 5 year olds to Crystal Cave on a late Monday morning. The short movie before the tour was informative. The tour, which included 34 adults and kids was ok but definitely felt like too many. The tour guide...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

TIP: Wear sneakers and bring a jacket. We arrived early in the morning and I'm glad we did because as we exited the cave, several buses of summer campers arrived. Being the first group of the day, our family had a small intimate tour with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

I have lived in Berks County most of my life but had never been to Crystal Cave before relatives from Texas paid a visit and we decided to go. The cave has a lot of history so the tour is worth it. Some very low...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kittykats84
Reviewed August 14, 2018

what an awesome place to take your kids. my kids range between 6-10yrs old and all 5 kids had a good time learning about the caves and its history. the video gives you a litttle more information about the caves discovery. we sure had a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ewakub
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Not the best cave but just right for the younger ones. The real disappointment was the "Dutch Fast Foods" - nothing dutch about it. However the Hersey ice cream parlor brought a smile to my face. If it wasn't for the Asian influence the souvenir...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Justin K
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Kathryn C | Property representative |
You may take pictures inside the cave but we do not allow tripods for safety purposes.
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barbi966
July 21, 2018|
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Yes, your small dog is welcome at Crystal Cave. The dog may walk the grounds and while you are enjoying your visit we will watch the dog in our office.
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July 15, 2018|
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Response from Lori M | Reviewed this property |
Hello,if you have a sore knee I would not do the trail,the first part of the trail is uphill,there is a bench to sit to rest once you reach the top,the rest of the trail is nice walking but towards the end you must go down... More
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