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Mercer Caverns, Murphys

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  • Only a few minutes from downtown Murphy's, can't believe we have never been here in all the years of wine tasting trips! First, do not go if you have wine tasting already! It is definitely not for ind...  more »
  • Wow does it get DARK down there when they turn the lights off! VERY cool place to take family, but not if they have difficulty walking down a path of long narrow stairs. Worthwhile to see!  more »
  • This is a nice walking tour with a friendly, knowledgeable guide... 160 feet down and back. There are many great formations!  more »
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  • Great tour. We went around Thanksgiving which is a busy time for this little operation. The tour guide was funny, but it is the typical case jokes. The kids liked them. You also get the typical experience where they will show you formations that look like things. Use your imagination. The most remember part is when they turn off the lights!
  • Caves were cool, but the people who run this place are morons. Arrived at 1pm, attempted to buy the tickets and a geode, and was told by the elderly cashier that they were resetting their system and it would be a few minutes. Fair enough. Browsed the shop while we waited for them to let us know the system was back up and could take cards. We checked back in with them after 10 minutes and was told, "Sorry buddy, you should've purchased the tickets when you first got here, we're sold out now." Right. So we had to wait an hour for the next tour. I'd give the caves 5 stars, and the bumpkins who run the place 1star.
  • Not cheap, but good to do one time. Tour guide was relevant and entertaining. Definitely interesting. Parking was adequate for the Saturday we were there. Enough bathrooms.
  • An amazingly wonderful experience. It's a must! 💙
  • Interesting cave tour. Very tight passages, so watching your head. My 8 year old daughter loved it.

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