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Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave

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Address: 300 Cave Hollow Road, Hannibal, MO 63401
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My husband and I did the mark twain cave, we also wanted to do the other but the bats were still hibernating. But that didn't stop the fun! The cave was beautiful and our tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

My husband and I did the mark twain cave, we also wanted to do the other but the bats were still hibernating. But that didn't stop the fun! The cave was beautiful and our tour guide was funny and full of information. If you've read Tom Sawyer then you'll truly love being able to see the cave that Mark twain... More 

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Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

I learned some very interesting facts on the tour. I thought the cave was beautiful. Definitely wear a light jacket due to the cool temperature in the cave. It is a little slick in spots so wear good solid footwear. While I enjoyed it I thought it was a little pricey. I am still glad I went.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Before going to the Mark Twain Cave I read the reviews here and went to their website. My kids were excited to go because they were planning to pan for gemstones. The website even said if you buy 3 things of the mix to sort through, the 4th one is free. This was perfect as there were 4 of us.... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The cave was a lot of fun! There was great history with Tom Sawyer and even a Jesse James signature in the cave. A very fun afternoon for everyone. There is walking involved so keep that in mind if you tour the cave. Not wheelchair friendly. Beautiful site to behold!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a simple cave of limestone layers. Nothing spectacular as far as caves go but having read Tom Sawyer and the passages about this cave made it worth taking the time to go through it. As cave tours go I thought it was a little expensive for what was received.

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Silvis, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My husband and I did the cave tour with another couple. It was a fun overall, heard some interesting stories and saw some supposed hideouts of Jessie James. The tour guide did a good job with the storytelling, kept it interesting. We will probably do this again when our son is old enough to go.

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East Peoria, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Horrible experience! I talked to a Sherry on the phone to see if they would be open on Jan 3rd and to let her know that I drove 200 miles last year only to find out they were closed and she hung up on me!! Not only that, but was acting rude and was combative with me. She kept asking... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

these caves are really cool to see. nice gift shop. you can pan for gems across the street, we always go there when in Hannibal.

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Hannibal, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Since I retired a few years ago I have been doing some maintenance work at the Mark Twain Cave and Campground. I also guide tours in both Mark Twain and Cameron Cave as well. I never get tired of working or guiding in either cave and it is somewhat humbling to work in Mark Twain Cave knowing that Samuel Clemons... More 

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Las Vegas
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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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