Welcome to Lincoln Caverns

Where Science, Discovery, and Adventure are Naturally Fun!



Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks, where the splendor of nature's handiwork has been protected and preserved for your visit since they were first discovered in 1930 and 1941.


winding passageways and splendid rooms containing massive flowstones, thousands of delicate stalactites, pure white calcite and sparkling crystals.


a fascinating and worthwhile family adventure where special attention is given to each and every guest - both the young and young at heart.


a one hour educational and entertaining interpretive tour which includes both caverns for one reasonable admission.


the tradition of three generations of hospitality, education and cave conservation. Your visit will remain a striking memory.

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Hours of Operation:

Open Daily at 9:00 AM.

Last tour leaves at:

  • 6:00 PM - July 1 - Labor Day 
  • 5:00 PM - Memorial Day Weekend - June 30
  • 4:00 PM - March, April, May, Sept., Oct., Nov.
  • Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays in March & November, except
  • OPEN Tuesday & Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving
  • Opening at Noon on Easter Sunday
  • Weekends in Dec., Tours at 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM 
  • Call for special holiday hours between Christmas & New Year's
  • Other days and hours by appointment or chance
  • Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas
  • By Reservation January and February - Deposit Required

Special Hours apply during Ghosts & Goblins!  Click here for details.

This week at Lincoln Caverns...

  • Every Monday is FUN DAY MONDAY - 1/2 price panning for gems - all day long!  SHOW THE COUPON & SAVE!
  • T-REX TUESDAY EXPERIENCE - Fossil & Dino workshops, cavern tour & 1/2 price fossil panning included.  Tickets on sale through Monday! - Last one of the season!
  • T-REX TUESDAY - stop for a visit, photos with T-Rex, 11 - 1, dino prizes & 1/2 price fossil panning!  Just show the COUPON!
  • SHOW THE COUPON on Wednesday - GRANDPARENT'S DAY & one of your grandchildren is FREE!
  • COME TO THE DARK SIDE - Blacklight Adventure - Wednesday eventing - Tickets on sale through Tuesday!
  • Thursday FAMILY FUN NIGHT - Scavenger Hunt Tour - Awesome evening cave tour with a little friendly competittion along the way!  Prizes too!  A cave craft and gem panning ncluded!  Tickets on sale through Wednesday!
  • Friday, Join us at the Arboretum at Penn State, 10 AM - 12 PM for an interactive and FUN Bat Program at the cave!
  • AND - It's  SELENITE WEEK.  Free speciments fo the kids and 25% off all selenite speciments, gifts, jewelry & more!

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