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Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave

300 Cave Hollow Road, Hannibal, MO 63401
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Hannibal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Las Vegas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The cave was awesome, the husband took hundreds of pictures and it was great how they wrapped the history of the town in the tour of the caves. It is a must see!!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The tour guide was quite entertaining. The tour of the cave was very easy even for small children. There were no steps or steep inclines.

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Bonner Springs, Kansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

There isn't a lot of pretty formations here but is chock full of history & our guide made it interesting & fun!

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Palm Springs, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Mark twain cave and the surrounding hannibal sites can be very crowded during the summer so try visiting in fall. I've been several times but never during the off season until recently. The mark twain cave tour was informative and the guide very entertaining. The group was small and we were never hurried along. Historical downtown has many restaurants, shops... More

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Raymore, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The tour was an hour long and it really seemed to fly by. Our tour guide was funny and very knowledgeable about the cave and local legends. A must see if you visit Hannibal.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Dare I say this is the "Injun Joe" cave from Mark Twains book. However, even if it didn't have a connection to MT this would be a worthwhile stop for anyone. The cave is very cool and I have enjoyed even telling firends about it.

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Atlanta, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Visited the Mark Twain cave and enjoyed the geology AND the history. Tour guide was new, but knew her script. As a relatively dry cave, there are few live formations. However, if you like caves this is worth the visit.

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Nebraska
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The cave itself has interesting formations and an interesting history with the locals and Jesse James. If you are claustrophobic you may want to think twice about going in, as it is 250 ft. below the surface at one point, which made my husband uncomfortable for a bit. They also age cheese in a part of the cave, which is... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went here as a kid, took our kids and now grand-kids. A much smaller cave than Meremac Caverns, so a very different feel. Lots of history about Mark Twain's childhood and Tom Sawyer's exploits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We toured the Mark Twain Cave. I was a little afraid of being too claustrophobic, but asked the cashier and guide several questions. They were both really nice and answered the questions. I was really glad we did the cave as I was not claustrophobic at all and it was really amazing. I loved that the guide included the Tom... More

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