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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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Great for a hot day

Cave was a little "touristy" with some of the "exhibits" inside but was well done. Not your average... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
via mobile
A winding adventure

My wife and I took a tour of the Mark Twain cave. The tour was an hour long, and winds 5/8 of a... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Eric R
Macomb, Illinois
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300 Cave Hollow Road, Hannibal, MO 63401
+1 573-221-1656

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Cave was a little "touristy" with some of the "exhibits" inside but was well done. Not your average cave sights with few flow stones and drip stones. Our tour guide was very young but knew the cave well and the stories in the different rooms...More

Thank Doc7212
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and I took a tour of the Mark Twain cave. The tour was an hour long, and winds 5/8 of a mile through some of the caves. The caves are 52 degrees year round, so I thought I might be cold but after...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I visited early on a Sunday morning, in fact it was the first tour of the day. There was only five visitors and two tour guides in this group; sometimes smaller is better.This was one of the guides second day escorting a group. She did...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Only had time for Mark Twain cave but very interesting. Wish you could see a lot more of it. Really wanted to explore more of the tunnels.

Thank Tuff2799
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Not impressed with the guy selling tickets (unfriendly) or the guide (not knowledgeable) but it was a cool cave. Tickets around $20 for adults and $10 for kids. I thought that was pricey but these tours are packed.

Thank R T
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Was neat to take the kids to see the cave, but there favorite park was the souvenir shop. They had a fun story to go along with the tour as well.

Thank amy k
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We just did the Mark Twain Cave. The guide knew a lot of fun stories and history The cave is really beautiful with very interesting rock formations. The footing can be uneven and you go through some narrow passages but even my sister with her...More

Thank AuntieVeronika
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great cave to visit if you have read Tom Sawyer. Not as interesting if you have not read the book. I liked the cave. I was less impressed with the tour guide. Wandering through the maze, it is easy to understand how Tom and Becky...More

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The caves were different than others we've visited. The history was interesting - not just that Sam the Man wandered there as a youth, but also because people have been exploring it for nearly 200 years. Our guide was Darius and it was clear he'd...More

Thank RickfromDE
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This was awesome! We had a tour of the caves and it was so cool! The guide gives you a great tour and we even got to see some bats! It was a must do if you're in Hannibal!

Thank jbowen13
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Teresa W
How much per person?
5 September 2016|
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Response from RiverGuy2015 | Reviewed this property |
At the Mark Twain Cave, you can also attend the show "Mark Twain "Live" (obviously an actor), which is quite entertaining; prices are $15 for adults and $7.50 for children (8-12). Adults get a $5.00 discount if you sign up... More
Lynn J
Is it worth doing both caves?
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.
taylor n
How much does it cost to have a tour of the cave?
24 March 2016|
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Response from Julie O | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was March 13, 2016. We had two adults, a 16 and 11 year old. The total was $72 and change.