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Address: Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: A short passageway inside Mammoth Cave.

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Height: 6'5"

Tall Man's misery was part of the Historic Tour. While this part was tough for everyone, my DH (6'5") was down on all fours to get through. If you are extra tall, you will spend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Tall Man's misery was part of the Historic Tour. While this part was tough for everyone, my DH (6'5") was down on all fours to get through. If you are extra tall, you will spend a good portion of this tour hunched over, not just Tall Man's Misery. He admitted to being uncomfortable, but he was a good sport and... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You will need to get small to get through this part of the tours, but it adds adventure to the trip and is worth it. Tall folks might struggle a little, but it is not too bad. Have fun!!

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New Albany, Indiana
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We did this as part of the Historic Tour, which also takes you through Fat Man's Misery. We loved this 2 hour tour and our guide Luke. Highly recommend this!

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Ada, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is also part of the History Tour thru the Mammoth Caves. It is a small stretch of the cave that has very low cave ceilings and it's pretty cool to see!

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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45 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The spots get pretty low in this location of the main cave tour at Mammoth Cave, KY. Be prepared to bend down or your head will regret it!

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Bangkok
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252 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Just like Fat Man's Misery, you can't see this without taking a cave tour. But it's fun to crouch down and walk through this low lying ceiling of the amazing Mammoth Cave. We saw it on the historic tour.

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Michigan
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75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a part of the Historic Tour, where the passage is low - you would have to bend down to a near knee level to pass. It is not too difficult.. just make sure that you do not have bad back or knee problems. I am not sure why this is rated as an attraction - since this is... More 

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Coatesville, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I am 6-feet tall and had no problem. The tour Ranger had us pass the word back to others when we approached it … good teamwork made it not too difficult. But … watch your head!

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Brunswick, Ohio
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went through on the Historic Tour. I'm 6-2, 245lbs., with a bad back. It lasted only about 10 feet and it didn't affect me at all. Just a titled path, for guides to hype tourists for something to look forward to. This was the only path were I did have to touch the rocks to guide myself through for comfort.

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Sewanee, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First you go through Fat Man's Misery and then Tall Man's? Yes, you will have to bend down, mightily. BUT the trip is well, well, worth it. Whether you are fat or slim, tall or short, the trip is a delight.

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Address: Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Mammoth Cave National Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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