HALLOWEEN "GHOST" LANTERN TOURS
This special tour presents spooky and sinister ghostly experiences at the haunted cave from the past and present. Guides, wearing Victorian clothing, present the original Crystal Cave tour from the 1870's and also the curious and unexplained incidences that occurred inside the cave and on the cave grounds in the 1800's.
Tourists can go back in time and see Historic Crystal Cave by the glow of hand-held lantern light. You will also hear stories about Crystal Cave that have never been part of the modern day cavern tour. This unique tour will provide great family entertainment.
"Ghost" Lantern Tours will be held on the following Friday and Saturday nights.
Reservations are required and can be ordered by calling 610-683-6765
Adults $20.00 Children age 8-11 $12.00
Please note that this tour is not recommended for childre under the age of 8.
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Historic Crystal Cave will be offering Lantern Tours every Saturday evening during the months of July and Augest.
Guides, wearing Victorian clothing, present a unique tour by the glow
of hand-held lantern light. Hear folklore,
stories, and history of Crystal Cave that have never been part
of the modern day tour. The tour also includes a re-creation of
the original Crystal Cave tour from the 1800's.
610-683-6765 for reservations.
$20.00 • Children ages 8 - 11 $12.00
tour is not suitable for children under the age of 8.
Cave celebrated its 140th Anniversary with a special
Days" celebration on Saturday, July 16, 2011.
event was intended to thank all of the people who have visited
Crystal Cave over the years.
special event began with a two-hour "live" broadcast at Crystal
by WEEU-AM radio personality Charlie Adams.
During the broadcast Pennsylvania State Senator Judy Schwank presented
a citation to Crystal Cave in commemoration of the 140th Anniversary
of the tourist attraction.
festivities continued with "special" extended cave tours that
included archival stories and folklore about Crystal Cave from the 1800's, door
prizes and drawings for prizes, a Grand Prize for the 140th person who
purchased a Crystal Cave admission ticket, a scavenger hunt for rocks
from around the world, "old-fashioned" chicken and waffle
dinners, birthday cake, and movies taken at Crystal Cave in the 1940's.
Kids could also make their own Crystal Cave stalagmite and pan for gemstones.
Pictures from Crystal Cave's 140th birthday celebration.
Senator Judy Schwank presenting a citation to Crystal Cave
Days"Courtesy of The Reading
"Discovery Days" with Charlie Adams and Senator Judy Schwank