Inner Space Cavern


Useful Information

Image: funicular at the cave entrance.
Photographer: Knut Brenndörfer
Location: Beneath the I-35, 38km north of Austin. Exit 259 Georgetown, on the West side of the freeway, right on the access road.
Open: Summer Memorial Day to Labor Day daily 9-18, Winter Labor Day to Memorial Day daily 10-17, closed 2 weeks prior christmas.
Fee: Adults $12, Children (4-12) $7.25,
Groups (20+): Adults $7, School Children (13-18) $5.50, Children (4-12) $4.50 Discovery Tour: Adults $7, Children (3-15) $5.50. [2002]
Classification:  Karst cave,
Light: electric
Dimension: T=22°C, L=6,400m.
Guided tours: L=1,200m, D=75min.
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Address: Inner Space Cavern, PO Box 451, Georgetown, TX 78627-0451, Tel. +1-512-931-2283.
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:59:22 $

History

Image: a gour.
Photographer: Knut Brenndörfer
 
1963discovered by a Highway Department crew drilling core holes for an overpass of a new highway.
1966opened to the public.

Description

Inner Space Cavern is entered with a cable car, called Scenic Subway. This cable car is a funicular, where a railroad wagon is hanging on a rope and lowered by a winch.

This cave has numerous nice speleothems, including gours, rimstone pools and helictites.


Inner Space Cavern Gallery

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