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Mercer Caverns, Murphys

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  • The first time you visit caverns, it is amazing. These are no exception. However, I didn't note anything particularly unique about these caverns. The 45 minute tour goes down 16 stories + more than 20...  more »
  • I have been on many cave tours I loved the tour guide and she stopped many times and gave us much info about what we were seeing and also many picture taking opportunites. Tho I have to admit I was hu...  more »
  • We were a little unsure of the 16 story walk down, (then back up!) trip to the bottom of the caverns. It was not too bad; very enjoyable and worth the leg work. We made several stops along the was to ...  more »
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  • Great experience for a class field trip or for individuals. Note: If going as a class they only take small groups in at a time so the rest of the group must wait. If you are taking a large group consider splitting the group with half going to Columbia and half at Mercer and then switching.
  • Very poor customer service!! Go somewhere else. I drove my family for over 90 minutes to go here and they were closed for a private party. There was no notice on there website and no notice on there signs when entering. If they are unwilling to take an effort to notify the puplic that they will be closed due to private tours then we should not go to the effort with spending out time and $$ at this attraction. There are other caves close by to explore with much better customer service and a nicer staff
  • Awesome cavern tour! Lots of stairs but nicely built. Great tour guides!
  • Had a great time. A lot to look at you should call before going and make sure there isn't a school bus group coming or a large group of people they have limited space in the cavern our group numbered about 20 and that was about max. they won't turn anyone away if it is more people but it does make it hard to get everyone in and out before the next tour start.
  • Mercer Caverns is a cool experience for those who have never been underground in a dark, yet safe environment. The history of the caverns is fascinating and the natural wonders of the underground are vibrant and educational—DO NOT TOUCH the natural wonders—we want these beautiful formations to last for future generations. The tour is safe for families, babies, young children—the infrastructure is well designed and supported for you and your family to enjoy the cavern experience.

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