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Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave

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Address: 300 Cave Hollow Road, Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone Number: +1 573-221-1656
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Super hot day, head to the cave!!!!!

Our tour guide for the cave was Shelby and she was very informative and kept the tour fun! Bring along a light jacket as the caves are always 52 degrees. So amazing to see natures... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Alicia S
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our tour guide for the cave was Shelby and she was very informative and kept the tour fun! Bring along a light jacket as the caves are always 52 degrees. So amazing to see natures wonders. A must see in Hannibal! We did the Mark Twain cave only. The tour also included a short movie about the cave formation before... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were two couples and enjoyed the tour. I could envision young Sam Clemens and his friends somehow managing to meander through with candles. Our young tour guide was enthusiastic and loved telling about Tom and Becky being lost in the cave.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The caves are easy walks and the tours are presented by locals very knowledgeable of the area, Mark Twain, and other local history. Really enjoyed how the guide pointed out features of the cave that were used in the stories.

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cave is remarkable; and, if you're a fan of the Tom Sawyer book and/or movies, you'll love it. Our guide was so much fun and really informative. He made the tour more enjoyable and entertaining. It made us want to come home and read the books and watch the old movies again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mark Twain cave. Toured the cave for the first time. Our young tour guide was very well trained. The little jokes during the different stages of the tour made it more fun. Always good to laugh. Staff was very nice. Will definitely visit the area again and tour Cameron cave. Thanks

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Tracy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic tour provided by Bailey. She is brand new and the caves are very old. We very much enjoyed her wonderful presentation and learned a tremendous amount about the caves and the stories the go with them. It takes about an hour for the entire tour including a short film before hand.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My brother and I were on a road trip around Missouri and saw the signs and decided this could be good. I am a tour guide in New Zealand and thought I would take a tour and see how some one else does it. Our young guide Evan had just the right amount of info for the adults and humour... More 

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McFarland, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to Mark Twain cave with my 7 yo nephew. Our tour guide Nathan was great. The cave itself is very interesting, although not "spectacular." It is more of an open cave with few stalagmites or stalactites. It is not scary for kids, and the natural walkway is very smooth and easy. There are no stairs. The hour tour was... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back after many years and were surprised by the quality of the tour. It kept the kids occupied and was informative for the adults. Much better than expected!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn and what to see the cave because it's part of Mark Twain's stories, then by all means take the tour. However, if you've been to place like Mammoth or Carlsbad Caverns then you can skip it. They are open until 7:00PM and they do have a nice gift shop. If you have... More 

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