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Marengo Cave

400 E St, Hwy 64, Marengo, IN 47140
+1 812-365-2705
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Our kids were very interested in all that this cave offered. They loved to hear how kids discovered... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amanda B
via mobile
"Cool", literally

Brought family here to do our first "caving" experience. We had fun, but was a little disappointed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dominic V
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Amazing visitors since its discovery in 1883, Marengo Cave offers a wide variety of fun activities! Take a leisurely tour through our spectacular Crystal Palace or Dripstone Trail, pan for gemstones, twist and crawl through our cave simulator, or explore an undeveloped natural cave. You're certain to enjoy your stay!
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (39 reviews)
“combo tour” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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400 E St, Hwy 64, Marengo, IN 47140
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our kids were very interested in all that this cave offered. They loved to hear how kids discovered the cave!

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Brought family here to do our first "caving" experience. We had fun, but was a little disappointed we could not do the "crawling adventures." Possibly my fault, because I read on line you needed to make reservations in advance for these trips for large groups....More

Thank Dominic V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the group cabin which could sleep 14. There was a ceiling fan and window unit AC. It was clean and neat. The beds were about what you expect for camping. The bathrooms and showers were close by and they were clean and...More

Thank CrissyK3554
MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great 5* review. Glad you shared information about your whole trip with us. That helps other to know what to expect when they stay over night. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marengo Cave is a beautifully kept landmark and I'm glad I made the trip to see it. Our tour guide, Layah, flabbergasted me at how she could portray difficult science to my young ones. She also made the entire tour with an excellent mix of...More

Thank macigettlefinger
MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the 5* star review. It is great to hear how good Layan is doing, she one of our newest guides. Look forward to seeing your family again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Marengo Caves a couple times and this visit was by far my favorite! My kid and i LOVED our tour guide! Laya was extremely knowledgeable and I wish I could request her when we go back! Best tour guide out of all...More

1  Thank Jessica_cambron
MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the 5* review. This is great news about Laya, that was her 1st day as a guide. So I am sure she will continue to get even better. Look forward to seeing your family return.

Reviewed 20 May 2017

I was a chaperone for my daughter's 4th grade field trip to Marengo Cave recently. I had planned to wait in the gift shop while my group went through the tour because I am extremely claustrophobic, but when the sweet woman behind the counter overheard...More

2  Thank 243brooke
MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great comments about our cave and employees. Glad we were able to take you in to enjoy the beauty of Marengo Cave. Look forward to seeing you visit again.

Reviewed 19 May 2017

My husband and I had been here years ago and decided to do a day trip with our kids. We LOVE this place! There's so much more to do than just cave tours. We mined for gems, had a picnic, took a walk, and enjoyed...More

1  Thank 713D0ug_T
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had a wonderful experience. Our guide Caleb was an introspective person with a plethora of information. I loved his puns. Every single one. Give this guy a raise.

Thank fastbck65
MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Glad you have a wonderful time, Caleb is an excellence guide. Thanks for giving us a 5* review.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

My granddaughter and great nephew have loved the caves since the first time I brought them when they was 5 & 7. They love it so much they have their money ready for the ceiling toss and know the different formations and just wait for...More

Thank Ellen M
MarengoCave, Front Office Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

We also want to be the favorite Memaw :). Glad you brought your family to visit Marengo Cave and you had a wonderful time. Good to hear that Hadley is going a great job. She is one our newest team members. Thanks for the 5...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Everyone at the Facility where nice and knowledgeable. We did both tours with a small group and very much enjoyed our experience .

Thank Mike C
MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks for the 5* review. Glad you had a great time.

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Molly R
Can we get a cabin for just 2 adults and 1 toddler (15mo)? And how much would it be for 3 nights.
29 May 2017|
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Response from ChicagoBurbMama | Reviewed this property |
Check out their website for exact rates and book your resv ahead of time. Def bring blankets/pillows/ home comforts as you will have a simple bed and mattress only in cabin.
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Trudy F
What does it cost
23 April 2017|
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Response from Brenda L | Reviewed this property |
This is from their web site: Pricing 40 mins Crystal Palace $16 per adult, $9 per child. 1 hour Dripstone Trail $19 per adult, $11 per child. 2 hours Combo Ticket $27 per adult, $16 per child Save 25% when you see both... More
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Jatinder K
Is it safe for people with back problems to walk in the caves. My day cannot bend too much while walking.
23 April 2017|
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Response from RutlandTreeman | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm 6'1' and I had to stoop a little bit.....not for extended periods of time. Maybe 10 to 20 seconds to get to a place where one could stand straight up. My wife is 5' 8" and she remembers hardly ever bending. Hope that... More
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