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Crystal Cave

963 Crystal Cave Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-8880
+1 610-683-6765
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Rude, harried staff members, huge tour groups (ours was 54 people)! Tour of the cave itself was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Megan R
Sunday funday

Took the family for a Sunday birthday trip for my son. This place is tucked away in the woods... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rockchef1
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Montague, New Jersey
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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.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (48 reviews)
“nature trail” (14 reviews)
“tour guide” (29 reviews)
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963 Crystal Cave Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-8880
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rude, harried staff members, huge tour groups (ours was 54 people)! Tour of the cave itself was very short - not much to see anyway. They do not allow public to view the crystal formations that they advertise in both their brochure and website! Check...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family for a Sunday birthday trip for my son. This place is tucked away in the woods. Pretty neat place. Very informative tour guides. Nice gift shop and a small eatery. The was cool looking and temperature wise too, only 54 degrees.

Thank Rockchef1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I remember visiting here when I was a kid and decided to take my 12 year old niece here back in June. It's a nice place, but expensive and dated. $14 a person! The video they play before entering is very old and needs updating....More

Thank atmo377
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It rained the day we visited, but it didn't matter. This was a fun trip, the kids were fascinated by the cave. There are a few sets of stairs to climb to get up to the cave enterance, but it's much easier going down. The...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 4 of us in the party. The only negative thing is there were too many people in our tour. It was difficulty to squish together to see what the tour guide was trying to point out. We had to wait to get to...More

Thank lmmrn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour guide in the cave, but some in our group felt a little claustrophobic. Bring a jacket - even if it's hot, the cave stays in the 50s. Skip the tour if you have trouble walking. It's was slippery and there...More

Thank jillatin
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Crystal cave is an amazing place! The drive thru Amish county is Beautiful! At the Cave The Tour guides take you on a informative walk Thru the cave explaining all the different formations and spaces inside the cave! Once you finish your cave tour you...More

Thank 5Poole
Reviewed 18 August 2017

What a beautiful cave, truly wonderful! This is a great place to take kids and see Earth's inner beauty. The climb to the cave is a hike, but worth it. The cave is very clean and easy to navigate the well lit paths. Tour guide...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a fault cave, meaning that at some time in the ancient past an earthquake broke the limestone apart and left a void underground. I enjoyed the guided tour. There is an extensive gift shop. The trip to get there through the beautiful Pennsylvania...More

Thank Reno U
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Easy to get to with decent parking. The main attraction, the cave, is up several flights of steps on a steady incline. The guide did not seem interested in taking questions. He only asked for any at the very end by the exit. Dining on...More

Thank RobertaGriff
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ivette282001
22 July 2017|
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Response from Randolph J | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea about small dogs. I doubt it.
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mytravelbuddy2016
20 July 2016|
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Response from WNYCreeker | Reviewed this property |
No, there are steps in the cave, uneven and slippery terrain.
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fy1nkb
22 April 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.
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