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Address: Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
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A short passageway inside Mammoth Cave.

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Immediately at the end of Fat Man's Misery on the Historic Tour the floor rises gently and with one step to form Tall Man's Misery. I am 6'1" and I had to nearly go to my knee but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Knox10SC
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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833 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Immediately at the end of Fat Man's Misery on the Historic Tour the floor rises gently and with one step to form Tall Man's Misery. I am 6'1" and I had to nearly go to my knee but did fine crouching through below the low ceiling. Of course the walls are still narrow from the Fat Man part. I did... More 

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Mitchell, Indiana
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187 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will definitely get a workout when going on a tour of Mammoth Cave, and taking a trip through Tall Man's Misery is certainly a way to test out your limbo skills and flexibility when exploring this cave. Not painful, not hard, just a lot of fun and highly recommended to all!

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Thank RacingFan14
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cave tours that feature Tall Man's Misery were a lot of fun. My kids laughed that they didn't have to duck down when we went through the low clearance sections. The cave is cold, so bring something warm to wear!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1,624 reviews
1,251 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 597 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

yes, if you are tall=you will have to bend...and keep bending. but it's fun and exciting and well worth the challenge!

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Thank jlantern3
Lucasville, Ohio
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87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

When you get to this point in the cave tour, short guys like my grandson walked right through. However, the tall guys gotta do some bending over to get thru here.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

It's not an individual attraction but part of a cave tour. Prepare to bend low and to go through tight places. But the cave is amazing and worth every second... The tour guides are knowledgeable and they tailor the pace to meet everybody's needs.

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Florence, Kentucky
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287 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I hate tight enclosed spaces. This was part of a tour of other attractions well worth going. Domes and dripstones was beautiful. Tall man's misery required bending very low to avoid hitting your head but it was very short. I am 70 with new hip and made it with ease. Had to hold on to rocks though.

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Thank molelady
Columbia City, Indiana
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

There are parts of this area where you will really have to bend over, and sometimes you are going down steps and have to bend, but never have to crawl so all was good!

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Thank Lisa811Brian831
St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We did this is part of another tour, it is actually part of the cave system that you will go through not an individual attraction.

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Thank Christopher C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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608 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Ok, I am 6'3" and 67 years old, and have to bend over and turn sideways a little for about 20 seconds.....should be no problem for anyone under about 6'8". Biggest problem was not banging my camera handing from my neck. Nothing special....

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