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Big Mike's Rock and Gift Shop

566 Old Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-9238
+1 270-773-5144
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This place was a blast

We made a point of stopping here while on vacation. First of all, let me explain how kind and... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Trish W
Hertford, North Carolina

Very interesting assortment of rocks and fossils. Enjoyed the air conditioning walking around... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
April J
via mobile
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  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
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566 Old Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-9238
+1 270-773-5144
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We made a point of stopping here while on vacation. First of all, let me explain how kind and helpful the owners are. We bought a geode, which they will cut for you with their big saw. We already had a MUCH larger geode in...More

Thank Trish W
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting assortment of rocks and fossils. Enjoyed the air conditioning walking around looking for things to buy. Prices we decent, staff was friendly!

Thank April J
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My family is always on the lookout for little hole in the wall shops where we can just look around. This one is very good. Some of the stuff is way over priced, expecially the geodes. Note they are not local, but imported from other...More

Thank Panthermomof2
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Lots of minerals, geodes, and slag glass. I particularly liked the glass. A huge assortment of colors and shapes.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Went to Big Mike's and was frightened by the person in the shop whom spoke of end of days. Not a great sales pitch for selling goods. She also extolled the Virtue of lapis against the skin for safety? Again spooky and way out of...More

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This was the center of and reason for my vacation. I tour America looking for hole in the wall tourist traps. The cost for two of us to tour the Mystery House was $2.12. This was the cheapest activity on the trip and by far...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Items were over priced most are imported from other countries. Very few items from local area. Chunks of recycled glass being sold as rocks.

Thank Roger V
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

If your into rocks and gems then stop here. If not into rocks keep driving! The store located at the bottom of the parking lot contains all sorts of rocks and gems. Obviously the bigger they are the more expensive they are. The store located...More

Thank Beachcomb_33
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A large variety of rocks, gems and fossils. My youngest loved looking around here. They also have all you junky souvenir items and t-shirts. They also was a life saver, I had to go to the bathroom and they glady let me use theirs.

Thank Cora B
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It's ok. The cool stuff is pretty expensive. Better off buying a geode from a little local stand and busting it open at home.

Thank Steven C
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