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Wabasha Street Caves

215 Wabasha St S, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1805
+1 651-292-1220
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I would of given this a five instead of a four if it as better organized at the front desk... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
JoAnn16
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Forest City, Iowa
Great entertainment just south of the River

We came here because it was close by and sounded interesting. We took the 9:30 Gangster Tour by bus... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
lugojrdn
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This unique facility for private events is comprised of 12,000 square feet in an underground cave system, which features stucco ceilings, tile floors, a 60-foot bar, dining room and meeting space.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“gangster tour” (16 reviews)
“swing dancing” (8 reviews)
“fun tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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215 Wabasha St S, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1805
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+1 651-292-1220
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"gangster tour"
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"swing dancing"
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"fun tour"
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"interesting history"
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"john dillinger"
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"dance hall"
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"light jacket"
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"dance night"
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"sunday tour"
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"guide telling"
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"prohibition era"
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"hour tour"
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"wealth of information"
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"ghost stories"
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"walking tour"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I would of given this a five instead of a four if it as better organized at the front desk. EVERYONE went in to check in and EVERYONE was told to go outside and wait. Instead of doing that, they could of either checked you...More

Thank JoAnn16
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We came here because it was close by and sounded interesting. We took the 9:30 Gangster Tour by bus and then the 12:00 walking cave tour. I would highly recommend both. In the era of gangsters, St. Paul was a "safe city" for criminals because...More

Thank lugojrdn
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We did the cave tour and then we did the bus tour of the city to learn more about our history. Our guide for the walking tour and then the bus tour was the same woman. She was dressed for the party and for almost...More

Thank poskoog
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

with a guide. Learn why cave is there and right sand was only found in this city, how mushrooms are grown, used during propitiation days, bought, sold, abandoned city land fill, dance hall now tours. Very good knowledgeable guides, price if very reasonable

Thank Patricia L
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This place is not that large, but it certainly can accommodate large groups. We considered this place as one of the venues to get married and have a reception. Great for a humid hot day. Tours are informative, and things do go bump in the...More

Thank Pam B
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

1 hour tour of former night club and many other purposes. Our tour guide, Deborah was entertaining and fine while passing on the cave history. The history of the caves included mob activity, ghost stories, and more recent filming in the caves. The caves are...More

Thank closserclan
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The Caves are a local staple in St. Paul. You cannot beat the swing dancing there when there is a live band. It's great for families, friends, or just individuals. It's such a unique, fun, beautiful venue. My Great Gatsby themed prom was hosted here,...More

Thank JannaFitz
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

My husband and I went on the Cave Tour and the bus tour. We started at the coffee shop next door and had great treats. Since we both grew up in St Paul, learning about the caves was very informative. We really enjoyed the Gangster...More

Thank FestivalFunMN
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

These 'caves' are not, of course caves at all; they are disused mine workings which have left huge chambers now used as a bar and entertainment venue. The tour is cheap and the guide who took us round was a born showman. His tour was...More

Thank JohnfaeHuntly
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

How anyone can give this mini gangster tour anything less than 5 stars must be pretty hard to please. The tour is $8 per person for a 45 minute informative and fun tour regarding the caves and how they were formed

Thank Corinne K
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mjlanners
11 November 2017|
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Response from My1destiny0101 | Reviewed this property |
Either in their lot or in the HealthPartners lot behind the caves. That's where we were told to park.
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Karen M
11 June 2017|
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Response from My1destiny0101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's cool. I'd bring a jacket
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Lucy L
13 December 2015|
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Response from My1destiny0101 | Reviewed this property |
No age limit. I would suggest for kids age 5 and up.
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