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Crystal Cave

963 Crystal Cave Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-8880
+1 610-683-6765
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Amazing tour of Beautiful Crystal Cave...

When you arrive at the parking lot, you go inside the main building to purchase your tickets. This... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
More of a tourist attraction than a scientific adventure under ground!

We took a nice drive from the Pa. Pocono area to check out the cave. As far as the cave... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2015
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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 good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature trail” (12 reviews)
“gift shop” (41 reviews)
“tour guide” (26 reviews)
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963 Crystal Cave Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-8880
+1 610-683-6765
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Reviewed October 28, 2015

When you arrive at the parking lot, you go inside the main building to purchase your tickets. This is also the gift shop that has snacks and restrooms (which were super clean by the way). We had to wait about 25 minutes for the next...More

Thank SueB3136
Reviewed October 22, 2015

We took a nice drive from the Pa. Pocono area to check out the cave. As far as the cave itself, I can say it is another of natures wonders. Getting to the cave about half way up the mountain, you have to do a...More

1  Thank 4,038
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time at the cave. It was very educational and I learned a lot. There is a large area to explore, we didn't get to because it was cold that day. It 55 degrees in the cave all the time so bring...More

Thank gra567
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited Crystal Cave when the weather changed our vacation plans. It was worth the 2 hour trip. There is a lot of history to the cave, and you learn about that during the informative video that you watch before entering the...More

Thank sixty_five_mustang
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is an interesting cave but there are alot of steps to reach the entrance and then more steps inside. Our guide used a flashlight to highlight various points of interest but the cave is lit inside... until they do a "lights out". We didn't...More

Thank Babz J
Reviewed September 28, 2015

I think we were the last people in the area to visit Crystal cave. Been wanting to do it for years and we finally decided it was going to happen. I don't have the best knees so I was a little taken back when I...More

Thank dude369
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Had a great time on the tour of the cave. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and was very entertaining at the same time. Also the gift shop and the onsite restaurant were very reasonable priced. This makes a great day trip to get out...More

1  Thank Corey L
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Really nice cave to see. If you are in the area you have to stop and go inside. Food is not great so I would skip lunch next time

Thank Michael v
Reviewed September 9, 2015

We had a bit of free time and decided to visit Crystal Cave. The ride there was more enjoyable than the caves. Many formations were damaged, although I suppose not the fault of the current owner

1  Thank Martin017
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Both my husband and I remembered visiting as children and decided to bring our son out for the day trip. It was nice to see that not much had changed in the last 30 years and it brought back great memories of both of us....More

Thank Rebecca V
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Is your facility walker or wheelchair accessible?
July 19, 2016|
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Response from WNYCreeker | Reviewed this property |
No, there are steps in the cave, uneven and slippery terrain.
When is opening day? And can you send me a brochure please?
April 21, 2016|
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Response from AJay503 | Reviewed this property |
From the website: "Open Daily: March 1st - November 30th 9-5 with extended summer hours" Check out their site for lots more info.
It seems like Crystal Cave is about a half-day activity. Can you recommend any other nearby attractions to fill out the day on an autumn weekend for a family of kids?
November 4, 2015|
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Response from Kathryn C | Property representative |
Hello. Other attractions in the area include Roadside America, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Cabela's, Mid-Atlantic Air Museum. GoGreaterReading,com can provide additional information.