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Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave

300 Cave Hollow Rd, Hannibal, MO 63401-5386
+1 573-221-1656
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A must in Hannibal

Why would anyone go to Hannibal as a tourist and not go there? Be sure to wear a light jacket as... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Karen M
Great adventure and great information

We did Cameron cave and really liked it. This is not for everyone as there is no lighting and you... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
jtraveler83
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300 Cave Hollow Rd, Hannibal, MO 63401-5386
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Why would anyone go to Hannibal as a tourist and not go there? Be sure to wear a light jacket as the cave stays at 55 degrees all year long. Stay close to the tour guide or you will never hear any of her interesting...More

Thank Karen M
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Quite so! Thank you so much for leaving us a review, we really appreciate it. Great tip about the jacket!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We did Cameron cave and really liked it. This is not for everyone as there is no lighting and you bring flashlights to light the way. It is also very physical. Enjoyed the tour.More

Thank jtraveler83
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Cameron Cave is a little bit more physical as you have to walk 1/4mile up to the cave and the tour route is 1/2mile itself. People such as yourselves find that it is worth the...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

My husband and I walked through the Mark Twain Cave, and I am happy we took the time to stop. If you think you will be given a flashlight, map, and be left to your own devices to explore, that is not the case. However,...More

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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, and we hope to see you again in the near future!

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

For history, this is an important cave. People nice, knowledgeable, however this cave has been severely abused, graffiti everywhere, no restrictions on touching the sides, a death sentence for this cave. For a novice cave visitor....all caves are not like this one. Most are cared...More

Thank Lynne D
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We always appreciate hearing from our visitors. Our cave is steeped in local history and this includes a significant amount of historic signatures, which does make us unique among other caves. However, today we...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

If the summer sun is unbearable or if you are just curious and a bit of an explorer, come in to these two caves. Cameron cave is a bit more expensive, but definately worth it. Mark Twain cave is a bit commercial, but still very...More

Thank Mike M
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We are happy to hear you had a good time here! Feel free to give us a call and let us know how we can make your next visit even better!

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Jorden was our tour guide for the Mark Twain Cave tour and Darius was the Cameron Cave guide. They both did an excellent job with their tours. My kids and I had a great time. Bring a jacket - Mark Twain Cave was 52° and...More

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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Such a great review! Thank you for taking the time to leave one for us.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The grandkids loved the tour of the Mark Twain Cave. We all found it very interesting and a nice way to cool down on a very hot day!

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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Good! We are so glad that you were able to enjoy yourselves here with us!

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We followed the feedback and went down to the cave. It wasn't cheap for us, as two adults and a kid ran us close to $50, but it was a great tour in a cold place on a hot day! Our guide was Bailey. She...More

1  Thank Jason R
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

That is so great to hear!! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate it. It is great to hear that your family had such a good time here and it is music to our ears to know that...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A definite must, it is just a great site to see, temp is amazing just to beat the heat! Also to see natures work at its finest.

Thank Mindy D
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you so much! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great staff and the tour was perfect for small children to be able to do and not get tired or bored.

Thank Jennifer K
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MarkTwainCave E, Public Relations Manager at Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for such a high recomendation! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again in the future.

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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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