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Cumberland Caverns

1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110-4673
+1 931-668-4396
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Amazing Place for a Concert

I got the chance to see one of my favorite bands perform in this incredible underground venue & it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
amberpowers0401
Acoustics are Amazing

We went to a concert here and the acoustics were amazing. The staff were super friendly. The place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Am1121
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Tennessee's largest show cave and a U.S. National Natural Landmark; Cumberland Caverns displays some of the largest underground rooms and most spectacular formations in America. The daily scenic walking tour is offered year-round, from 9:00 to 5:00. Our Underground Ballroom seats 400 and can be reserved for banquets, weddings, birthday parties and corporate events. Discover adventure on one of our daytime or overnight spelunking adventure trips into untamed portions of the caverns.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“light show” (62 reviews)
“walking tour” (25 reviews)
“concert hall” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110-4673
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+1 931-668-4396
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"light show"
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"walking tour"
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"concert hall"
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"blue grass"
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"our tour guide"
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"beautiful caverns"
in 9 reviews
"music venue"
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"complete darkness"
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"cave system"
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"bluegrass underground"
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"day trip"
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"an adventure"
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"hour tour"
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"gift shop"
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"great tour"
in 12 reviews
"volcano room"
in 16 reviews
"bucket list"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I got the chance to see one of my favorite bands perform in this incredible underground venue & it was one of the coolest experiences of my life! While we didn't have a chance to explore the whole cavern system, what we saw on the...More

3  Thank amberpowers0401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to a concert here and the acoustics were amazing. The staff were super friendly. The place is pretty remote, which was cool.

1  Thank Am1121
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a, somewhat, large cave that I would compare to Mamouth Cave, in Kentucky. If you love caves you might like visiting, but I can only describe it as an "okay" experience.

1  Thank tntrvlngrl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting and informative attraction. The guides were great and very knowledgable of the caverns!

3  Thank Thomas614
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great day trip , the tours are great! only disappointment was the music underground. Too many people were talking or recording/taking pictures on their phones and it was distracting to the people around. Since the acoustics were so acute in the cavern , I heard...More

3  Thank mazeltov29
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to admit that I was nervous but the experience was incredible. Our tour guide was very informative and funny. Never thought I would walk through a cave but I did!!!

3  Thank boydfamily2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked into the side of a mountain on the Cumberland Plateau, Cumberland Caverns is Tennessee's largest show cave. The cave is a interesting mix of massive dry rooms and large cave formations. The largest rooms are nearly comparable to Mammoth Cave in width and height....More

1  Thank Karla G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were camping at Old Stone Fort and decided to check out Cumberland Caverns on a day excursion. My husband has fond memories of visiting as a child, so we decided to check it out. We arrive and buy our tickets - $76 including tax...More

6  Thank heatherlbounds
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Cumberland_Caverns, General Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are incredibly sorry to hear about your recent experience at the cave and wish you would have asked to speak to a manager before leaving so we could have apologized in person and resolved this issue immediately. I can assure you this is not...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to make a trip over to the Cumberland cave. We were not disappointed. We got there around 3:15 after driving for over an hour to get there. The nice lady at the desk said next tour is at four. We kind of grumbled...More

3  Thank snacbrown
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful!!! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the cave and hope you will return again soon. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 2 oldest grandchildren, 10 & 9, to the caverns. The oldest has been to Luray and said he liked this better. The Crowd was smaller and he was able to talk with our guide Brittany the whole time. She was very knowledgeable and...More

4  Thank Mickey L
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

WONDERFUL!!! They are at the perfect age to go on our Rocky Topper Adventure Tour. Those tours leave out every Saturday at 1:00 CST without a reservation, and through August on Fridays. The Rocky Topper will take them deeper into the cave where they will...More

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Kaahele
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Cumberland_Caverns | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and everyone who answered. There are 350 stone cut steps over to the light show (Optional-there is a bench to wait for your group to return) and another set of steps (maybe 25) going down Lamon's... More
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Mandy B
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Cumberland_Caverns | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Yes, you can use a child carrier backpack on the Daily Walking Tour. We look forward to seeing you in September.
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Dana D
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Cumberland_Caverns | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Cumberland Caverns Live currently offers either early admission or general admission with the option to purchase an add-on cave tour or overnight adventure to your concert ticket. We have a... More
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