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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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+1 573-221-1656

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This was an interesting historical place. Our guide was very good and explained everything we were seeing. We enjoyed it a lot.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Paula K

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Hannibal, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great experience, the atmosphere was amazing, as was the tour but there were a few very downplays: In the opening video before you enter the cave, it states that the cave is "Millions" of years old. (There is absolutely no proof of that!) Also the Ticket prices are plain Highway Robbery! I mean, $19 Dollars for an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting historical place. Our guide was very good and explained everything we were seeing. We enjoyed it a lot.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

We stopped by here on our way back to my daughters house in Iowa. It was an interesting tour with lots of Mark Twains fiction thrown in. The guide was funny and knowledgeable about the cave.The cave was very interesting. The cave is a constant 52 degrees year round so have a light jacket. It does require walking and is... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

It a fun and beautiful cave experience with a knowledgeable guide. Make sure you take a jacket it is naturally cool inside. The tour takes about an hour but you do not have to be in tip top physical condition to be able to enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

The cave was wonderfully fantastic. The guide was very informative and made hilarious puns. The tour took about an hour, and their gift shop was pretty neat. This tour is most definitely family friendly - to my knowledge there isn't an age restriction, except maybe for kids who need strollers. It is also "fluffy friendly".

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Was pleased by the knowledge of the guide as well as his sense of humor. My daughter and I enjoyed this tour and recommend it to those who are interested in caves the history of Mark Twain..

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

The cave was fun, not really scary or strenuous at all, lots of old graffiti. The tour guide was animated - try to be at the head of the tour group/single file line in the cave if you have hearing issues. Very interesting was the entrance of the cave is accessed thru the gift shop. If you buy a Mark... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Interesting but not spectacular. It will be good for kids that have read 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer".

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Our family learned so much about Mark Twain from this tour! It's a must-see in Hannibal and Missouri state.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We were the first people there and waited in the parking lot until they opened at 10. It was just us and another couple. When we walked in we got an unfriendly greeting from the lady at the counter who sold us our tickets. Not sure what her problem was. There were only 4 people in the whole place. Had... More 

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