Lewisburg, West Virginia: Lost World Caverns - Home of Bat Boy

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Address:
Fairview Rd., Lewisburg, WV
Directions:
I-64 exit 169 (Lewisburg). South on Hwy 219, right on Washington St., then right again on North Court St., which becomes Fairview Rd. 1.5 miles to the entrance.
Hours:
Sunmer daily 9 am-7pm, hours vary other seasons. (Call to verify)
Phone:
304-645-6677
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Lost World Caverns

Lost World Caverns - Home of Bat Boy
Home of "Bat Boy" (according to the Weekly World News), a show cave in which a guy once sat on a stalagmite for sixteen butt-numbing days. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Bat Boy bobble head.

Lost World Caverns - Home of Bat Boy

Still owned by Steve. We had a wonderful visit (we detoured an hour and a half because Bat Boy was too amazing to pass up). Clean, beautiful, safe facility. The tour was self-guided and lasted about 45 minutes. The highlight of our trip was actually Steve, who chatted with us for half an hour about the cavern's history, his days in disaster response, Bat Boy, and weird West Virginia tourism (I was wearing my Mothman Museum shirt and we came from The Mystery Hole in Anstead). Will absolutely return.

The children's gift shop is mostly dinosaurs, and the museum features fossils of a few dino favorites. Not much by way of Bat Boy merch, but they had free Bat Boy stickers and posters available for purchase.

[Jessica, 06/12/2017]

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John Henry Statue, Talcott, WV - 21 mi.

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