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Marengo Cave

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Address: 400 E St, Hwy 64, Marengo, IN 47140
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+1 812-365-2705
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Amazing visitors since its discovery in 1883, Marengo Cave offers a wide...

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!

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Highly Recommend!!

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... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jessica_cambron
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 my visits! It's a great trip for kids, and I recommend it for every one!

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

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. More 

Fishers, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 me confirm with the teacher that I wasn't going in, she immediately came over and... More 

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

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. More 

Corydon, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 some ice cream next to the spring fed creek. Our kids are 7, 10 and... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 the guide to identify them. The last time we went Hadley was our guide and... More 

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MarengoCave, Front Office Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

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 * review. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

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

Noblesville, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I recently visited Marengo Cave as part of a school field trip and it was wonderful! Our tour guide, Larry, was funny, good-natured, and informative as we explored the cave. He also guided the kids through "The Crawl" (a simulation of caving by crawling through narrow spaces) and gem mining. All of us had an amazing time!

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

We love having school groups come, glad you had a fantastic trip. Larry is a wonderful guide, he does very well with the children. Thanks for the 5* review. More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with our young boys. Hadley did a great job guiding us through the Crystal Palace and Dripstone trail. Even panned for fossils in the sluice when we were done. It was a big hit!

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Skokie, United States
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8 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time taking two of the tours offered at Marengo Cave. Plan to get there a little early, as there is a lot to do and your wait time to get on a tour may not offer enough time to explore everything else (gift shop, gem stone panning, etc.). The tour guides were well-informed and the way... More 

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

Thanks for the great way you explained your visit to Marengo Cave. We will look forward to seeing you family again. Glad this inspired you to visit other caves. Thanks for the 4* review on Tripadvisor. More 

New Berlin
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our family stopped at the Marengo Caves on our way home from a Spring Break trip. We've never been on a cave tour so we weren't sure what to expect. We truly enjoyed our adventure - even our two teenage girls liked it! Phil, our guide for both cave tours was very knowledgeable (and funny!) and explained in detail so... More 

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MarengoCave, Manager at Marengo Cave, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5* review. Glad you stop to see our cave and wasn't disappointed. Phil does a great job as a tour guide and the cave is beautiful. Look forward to your next visit. More 

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