Indiana Caverns Pressed Pennies ~ Corydon, Indiana

By | July 26, 2019

I recently acquired this 4 piece piece pressed penny set on a trip to Indiana Caverns in Corydon, IN. Images include the underground boat ride, cave bacon, a salamander, and an ice age fossil.

Check out this 4 piece pressed penny set from Indiana Caverns in Corydon, IN. Images include the underground boat ride, cave bacon, a salamander, and an ice age fossil.

Indiana Caverns is home to a fun cave tour that includes an underground boat ride.  Along the way, you will get to check out a 4 story underground waterfall, unique formations, and bones from animals that lived during the ice age.

Indiana Caverns sign

The cave tour was fun and informative.  It lasts about an hour and a half.  You walk for about 30 minutes, take a 30 minute boat ride, then walk another 30 minutes.  It was interesting learning about how the cave was discovered and seeing the unique formations.

Indiana Caverns is home to a fun and informative walking cave tour and boat ride.

Although we only did the cave tour on this trip, there is so much more to do and see at Indiana Caverns.  They have a zip coaster, escape rooms, and gemstone mining.  You could easily spend most of the day there.

To learn more about planning a visit to Indiana Caverns, visit their website.

Indiana Caverns Pressed Penny Designs

Check out this 4 piece pressed penny set from Indiana Caverns in Corydon, IN. Images include the underground boat ride, cave bacon, a salamander, and an ice age fossil.

  • Underground Boat Ride
  • Ice Age Bones
  • Cave Bacon Formation
  • Cave Salamander

While you are here, be sure to check out the rest of the cave pressed pennies in our collection

Underground Boat Ride Smashed Penny

Indiana Caverns underground boat ride elongated penny

This elongated penny depicts the underground boat ride that you take at the midpoint of the cave tour.  The boats each hold 18 passengers and the ride lasts about a half an hour.

Ice Age Bones Smashed Penny

Indiana Caverns elongated penny depicting ice age bones that are found within the cave.

This elongated penny depicts animal bones from the ice age that were discovered within the cave.

Indiana Caverns ice age bones

You will get to see several examples of ice age bones during the cave tour.  Our guide pointed out bones from the fisher, peccary, bison, and black bear.

Cave Bacon Formation Smashed Penny

Indiana Caverns cave bacon formation smashed penny

This elongated penny depicts the cave bacon formation that can be found in Indiana Caverns.

Indiana Caverns cave bacon formation

We got to see several examples of cave bacon during our tour.  It looks remarkably like bacon with the light shining through it!

Cave Salamander Smashed Penny

Indiana Caverns smashed penny depicting a cave salamander

This pressed penny depicts a cave salamander that can be found in Indiana Caverns.  We didn’t see any during our tour, but we did see blind cave crayfish.

Reverse Side on the Indiana Caverns Smashed Pennies

The smashed pennies at Indiana Caverns are mules which means they also have a design pressed into the reverse side.

All of the pressed penny designs at Indiana Caverns are mules, which means they also have a design on the reverse side.  On the back side is the website, the town and state, and their phone number.

Indiana Caverns Pressed Penny Machine Location

This pressed penny machine at Indiana Caverns makes 4 different designs - cave bacon, ice age fossils, the boat ride, and a cave salamander.
Address:  1267 Green Acres Drive SW, Corydon, IN 47112

Phone Number:  812-734-1200

This pressed penny machine at Indiana Caverns makes 4 different designs - cave bacon, ice age fossils, the boat ride, and a cave salamander.

Machine Location:  The Indiana Caverns pressed penny machine is located in their gift shop.  It’s just inside the entrance to the right.

While you are in the area, you might also enjoy getting the pressed pennies at Marengo Cave.

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Pin this Indiana Caverns pressed penny set for later…

Check out this 4 piece pressed penny set from Indiana Caverns in Corydon, IN. Images include the underground boat ride, cave bacon, a salamander, and an ice age fossil.

While you are here, be sure to check out the rest of the Indiana pressed pennies in my collection.

If you have any updates on this machine location or the pressed penny designs at Indiana Caverns, be sure to leave a comment below so we can update this post.

Until next time, keep on squishin!



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