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Cumberland Caverns

1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110-4673
+1 931-668-4396
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Great cave experience

Interesting and nice thing to do with our grandkids. Tour guide was kind and slowed his pace for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Donna V
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Taylor, Michigan
Fun

A great caverns. My four year old great grandson even loved the hike thru the cave and walked it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda H
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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” (61 reviews)
“adventure tour” (10 reviews)
“walking tour” (24 reviews)
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1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110-4673
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+1 931-668-4396
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"concert hall"
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"blue grass"
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting and nice thing to do with our grandkids. Tour guide was kind and slowed his pace for us (seniors) as well as a family with young children on the tour with us. I think he was a little used to going faster but was...More

Thank Donna V
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great caverns. My four year old great grandson even loved the hike thru the cave and walked it all the way. My ten month old great granddaughter was carried by her Mom but she also had a ball and loved all the different lights.

1  Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing experience. I have never seen anything as beautiful and amazing as this place is. We had a great narrator/tour guide and it was so interesting and so MUCH FUN ! We were a family of 10 including grandchildren from age 2...More

1  Thank beachesr4me
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am on an adventure week of activities with my almost seven- year old grandson. The staff is friendly and accommodating. Even though the outside temp is 99 plus, inside it is 56. I had a light weight sweater and bought a long sleeve hoodie...More

1  Thank PennySw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this cavern! It’s consistently 56* so it’s great for a hot summer day or even a rainy day. Wear comfortable shoes because it’s a 1.5 hour walk although you make a lot of stops. The tour guides are super knowledgeable and very friendly....More

2  Thank eastcoastgirl87
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Cumberland Caverns and decided to share your experience with other potential guests. Thank you for providing such an informative, positive review. We look forward to seeing you back underground soon. -The Cave Crew

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cumberland Caverns is a "cool" place to visit, especially when the weather is hot! Go down underground and veiw the stalagmites and stalagtites.

2  Thank Karen H
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! It is definitely starting to heat up in Middle Tennessee, that is for sure! Please join us again for another adventure 333' below. -The Cave Crew

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

What a great musical experience. Enjoyed a great concert 300 feet below with Matt Stell and High Valley. The acoustics were amazing and in such a memorable setting. Words cannot describe. Put this on your bucket list.

2  Thank Deeadrea J
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Matt Stell and High Valley were two class acts for sure! The guys were genuinely nice and excited to be underground playing for their wonderful fans. Thank you for your review and please join us again soon! -The Cave Crew

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This was a bucket list thing to do. I'm all about venturing into caves and exploring but this time it was for a concert. All proceeds went to a good cause. I highly recommend everyone going here if only to explore.

2  Thank Tony S
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed the concert and hope you will be back with us underground soon. -The Cave Crew

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

While our trip was to Nashville, we wanted to see some of TN as well, so went to Cumberland Caverns. First, don't trust google to get you there - it got us lost three times - just follow CC's directions. Second, the staff were STELLAR!!!...More

2  Thank Randy T
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful and informative review! We hate that you couldn't make the adventure tour, but are glad you found some peace and solitude in the great outdoors on Cardwell Mountain. You will have to come back after May 5th when...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This was a really good tour. We just did the daily walking tour - it lasted about an hour and a half. They warn you that it's mildly strenuous when you buy your tickets - if you have problems climbing stairs or walking it might...More

3  Thank dclaireprince
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Cumberland_Caverns, Public Relations Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful and informative review. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and are thrilled you want to visit us again for a concert. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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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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Hillie G
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Cumberland_Caverns | Property representative |
Sorry, you cannot swim in any of our underground pools. You probably wouldn't want to because it is 56 degrees below the surface all year long. Thank you for your question and we hope you will visit us soon.
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Jerry D
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Cumberland_Caverns | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Concerts are announced through the Bluegrass Underground website. I am unable to post a link in the Q&A forum, but if you Google "Bluegrass Underground" you will be directed to their page.
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