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Big Mike's Rock and Gift Shop

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Address: 566 Old Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-9238
Phone Number:
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

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There are cheesy souvenirs and you get a definite tourist experience. That was exactly why we stopped there to get that vacation feeling. We went through the house it was $2 each... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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dayton,ohio
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dayton,ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are cheesy souvenirs and you get a definite tourist experience. That was exactly why we stopped there to get that vacation feeling. We went through the house it was $2 each, but worth it. It was so super corny that it was fun.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting it to be special.. They only had a few types of local rocks for us rockhounds. Mostly souvenir and such

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Thank Penny F
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Near little gift shop. Has an older style atmosphere but has some cool little souvenirs for the kids. Reminds me of one of those Gatlinburg type shops.

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Thank broughtonfamily611
Beech Grove, Indiana
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MY 9 y/o niece wanted to go to this place, so the family followed :) Big Mike's is one of those places that you should definately stop in and check out if you're in the Cave City area. The mystery house is only $1 and if you are a fun family (like ours) you can easily spend a half hour... More 

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Thank Matt H
Morehead, Kentucky
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed looking at all the rocks at Big Mike's, and the kids didn't break anything!! Bonus!! Found a couple pieces to take home.

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Thank Jacquelyn D
Williamstown, Kentucky
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is exactly what you expect from a gift shop. The people working there are very nice and the place is clean and nice to check out. If you like rocks then this is the place to go.

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Thank Mike1701
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

So many tshirts, coffee cups, trinkets, etc. Perfect place for souvenirs. Walk down the hill for a smaller little shop for nicer cut rocks and jewelry with a selection of larger rocks outside. Also, Big Mo is incredible and you shouldn't leave without getting a picture with him. Very nice staff as well. Can't wait to go back! If you're... More 

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Cavetraveler, Manager at Big Mike's Rock and Gift Shop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, we love hearing from our customers. Please come back anytime! More 

Cave City, Kentucky
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Big Mike has passed away and the shop has been sold. Need a large chunk of glass, some rocks or minerals or a delightfully tacky remembrance \of your trip?? Then Big Mike's is the place for you. On the highway 70 highway to Mammoth Cave.

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Starkville, ms
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I can't believe I haven't reviewed Big Mike's yet! Big Mike was an awesome giving, compassionate guy who loved children and his family are no different. This is a unique shop and seems to be timeless. Go through the Mystery house, it's unlike anything you've seen. Read the history of Big Mo and marvel at the rock collection. Personal thanks... More 

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Thank merrygoround1962
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Just stopped by to check out the rock shop. Great selection of crystals and gemstones. If you're not into collecting them, they still make great gifts and souvenirs! You'll find unique things here like carved animal gemstones, or a natural crystal/gemstone chessboard. You can also pick up chocolates and treats. Check it out and be prepared to spend a little... More 

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