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A Review of the Wabasha Street Caves Tour

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On September 14th, we went to the Wabasha Street Caves tour in St. Paul, Minnesota. These are a bunch of man-made caves in St. Paul that are mines carved out of sandstone and date back to the 1840s.

Ray & Jacob at the Wabasha Street Caves. Gangster Snoopy is on the left.

Ray & Jacob at the Wabasha Street Caves. Gangster Snoopy is on the left.

Back when the caves started, a company grew mushrooms. This was ideal due to the constant temperature of 55 – 60 degrees in the caves. Land O’ Lakes also stored cheese there at one point.

It was a very interesting tour because our guide also described it as a notorious place for gangsters to go because they liked to hangout and have a drink. It was also used for filming a basketball commercial.

There were shootings down there. Our tour guide told us a story about a card game gone bad that ended up in a shooting. People believe the shooting was covered up by the local police and that the cave is haunted. Ghost sightings have been reported.

4starsI give the Wabasha Street Caves tour four stars out of five because it was a really interesting tour, and we learned a lot of history, but you only see two caves out of the seven because they are divided up into sections.

For more information, visit www.wabashastreetcaves.com.

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One thought on “A Review of the Wabasha Street Caves Tour

  1. This looks like a fun place to visit but probably not stay overnight if it’s haunted. Thanks for the review.

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