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Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave

300 Cave Hollow Road, Hannibal, MO 63401
+1 573-221-1656
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Mark Twain Cave

We had the best time on this tour. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and fun. I would... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
sunflowercari
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Archie, Missouri
Fun, historical (and dark) cave

I was here years ago but visited recently again with my daughter. This is a good cave tour, but... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Kerry M
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300 Cave Hollow Road, Hannibal, MO 63401
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had the best time on this tour. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and fun. I would recommend this to anyone in the area.

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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

We are so happy to hear that! Thank you for coming to see us and for taking the time to leave a review!

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I was here years ago but visited recently again with my daughter. This is a good cave tour, but beware that it is not suitable for those who may dislike tight walks or who are afraid of the dark (obviously, as this is a cave...More

Thank Kerry M
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate you taking the time and for advising future guests!

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This place was interesting enough with the history and it will occupy you for an hour. But don’t expect anything majorly pretty and wow in the caves. It’s very expensive for what it is too. It’s ‘ok’More

Thank Juliet R
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. One of the things we love about the caves in Missouri is that they are all so different and can be enjoyed for each of their unique qualities! When it comes to caves, the phrase,...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

With my significant other growing up in Missouri and never having made it to the cave, this was on the bucket list. The cave is one mile south of Hannibal on Highway 79. We went late on a weekday. We were the only people on...More

Thank Begonia3
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for leaving such a well written review for other travelers! We appreciate you and had fun taking you through the cave!

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Took my 6 and 11 year old to the cave as part of our Daddy-Daughter weekend. I was worried that the youngest might get bored but I was very wrong. Our tour guide kept it entertaining and since it was the off season we didn’t...More

Thank Adam C
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

We loved having you guys!! Thanks for telling us your story, we love to hear back from you! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review as well, we appreciate it.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you have ever read the novel or seen the movie The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, you will remember the important part McDougal’s Cave played in the story. Well, it is a real cave, known to Samuel Clemens, and has been renamed Mark Twain Cave...More

Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Our guide was wonderful and our kids loved the cave. We watched Tom Sawyer the night before the trip which helped because the guide points out events from the novel along with history of the cave and facts about it. Definitely a highlight of our...More

Thank Patricia M
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

We are so honored to have been one of your highlights! Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to leave a review!

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A great guided tour. Lots of information, lots of laughs. I would especially recommend if you are a Mark Twain fan

Thank Laura Y
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

We are so happy to hear that! Thank you for coming out to see us and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This cave is sure to spur the imagination of young and old alike. The tour guide was both informational and entertaining. The history of the cave and its winding passageways are spectacular! Its no wonder that the creations in the Mark Twain books endure. He...More

Thank Ed O
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Take a jacket and prepare for an easy stroll through a cave attached to the stories of Mark Twain. Cave is a constant 52 degrees, so wear a jacket or sweatshirt. Our tour guide was fun, knowledgeable and took his time to allow for pictures...More

Thank Rob B
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your excellent tips and favorable review! We appreciate you taking the time to write it. We hope to see you again!

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greatauntie27
19 July 2017|
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Response from MarkTwainCave E | Property representative |
I work for the Mark Twain Cave Complex as the Marketing Manager. All tours are guided tours so anyone purchasing an "Adult Ticket," which would be 13 years or older, would be able to go on the tour without their parent or... More
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Teresa W
5 September 2016|
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Response from Timothy T | Reviewed this property |
$19 for adults. $10 for kids. 1 hour tour. Group rates are a couple of bucks less. No senior discounts. Rates are posted on their web site.
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Lynn J
17 June 2016|
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Response from Lynn B A | Reviewed this property |
I would think so but we only did the Mark Twain cave. If you like to see caves that have bats in them then you would need to do the other cave tour as the Twain cave does not have them.
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