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Big Mike's Rock and Gift Shop

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Address: 566 Old Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127
Phone Number: 270-773-5144
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Nice stop along the way

The workers were friendly and able to answer questions about different rocks. The gift shop has all kinds of different trinkets.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This is a nice little store. So much in one place. We went there because someone told us to go take the little $1 tour of "odd things" it was cute and worth the $1. Bought several items for family. Very nice people.

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is your typical souvenir shop, however they have one thing that makes Big Mike's special, The Mystery House. Well worth a dollar to tour the Mystery House. It starts off kind of lame with a hall of old optical illusion posters, but when the rooms get wonky it gets really fun. Our 8-year old daughter said this was her... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This place has a very nice selection of stones and gifts. The staff was very helpful. The "mystery house" was a little hokey but the grandchildren loved it. Recommend stopping when in the area.

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Huntersville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Specimens outside are junk. Inside are the goodies but no bargains here. Good spread of specimens but you have barter hard to get a bargain. If money no problem then this is the place for you. Close to entrance of Mammoth Cave. The rest is a typical tourist trap.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

More selection of T shirts, etc. than at Mammoth State Park. Rock shop was interesting and seemed to have a large selection if you are into rocks.

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Elyria, Ohio
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The workers were friendly and able to answer questions about different rocks. The gift shop has all kinds of different trinkets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Out driving around looking for things to do and get souvenirs for the granddaughter. Mikes rock shop had lots of pretty rocks to bring her and pretty jewelry!!its a must to stop and look around!!

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you are obsessed with rocks, go. This place was more like a really bad flea market inside and out. A lot of junk aside from rocks. Nothing here I'd purchase.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Some places sprout up solely to pull tourists in as they drive by. Big Mike's is a textbook example. You're not going to travel out of your way for this place. It's not your main destination. But, dang if it isn't worth the stop in. Lots of great polished rock merchandise, as well as the typical kitsch of a standard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Liked all the stuff you could get here! Lots of cool rock samples and souvenirs! Best store at Mammoth Cave

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Address: 566 Old Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127
Phone Number: 270-773-5144
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City

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