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Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum

Features Animals
409 E Happy Valley St, Cave City, KY 42127-8844
+1 270-773-2255
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Lots of fun! Wife doesn't normally like caves but this one is roomy so no fears. Guides are great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newport, Tennessee
Nice place to spend an hour or two

This is a taxidermy museum with a nice collection, mostly of North American animals. There are some... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Batesville, Indiana
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This zoo features the exotic and ferocious, including the big cats - lions, tigers, and the ultra-rare snow leopard - as well as birds, insects, and marine life.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
409 E Happy Valley St, Cave City, KY 42127-8844
+1 270-773-2255

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of fun! Wife doesn't normally like caves but this one is roomy so no fears. Guides are great! Going back with kids.

Thank darrenwines
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a taxidermy museum with a nice collection, mostly of North American animals. There are some interesting rare animals, and a very good collection of insects (including butterflies) and shells. The specimens are old and many are fading due to the constant lights or...More

Thank SMF-Collegeville
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Unfortunately we just got to take in the self guided tour. Which we enjoyed. If you intend to visit , make reservations for the tour you want weeks in advance, if you hope to see this site and do not plan to visit on a...More

Thank sivadg
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a great spot for people who are interested in nature, history, and beautiful site seeing and hiking. My young kids loved and were fascinated by the cave! I am so glad we stopped.

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This National Park and the Mammoth Caves were outstanding. we took two tours (historic tour and domes and dripstones) both were amazing. Far surpassed our expectations. A must see if in the area.

Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This place is so well done...a pleasant surprise....very kitsch but someone spent many hours creating beautiful displays and easy to read descriptions...it is a hidden gem for sure....tons of animals and bugs, all well placed in "night at the museum" style dioramas....excellent stop...My kids are...More

Thank lauren624
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We went in the late afternoon and were literally the only people there aside from a friendly woman working the cash register. This is a huge taxidermy museum with well preserved specimens from all over the world posed in dioramas. It's fun and a bit...More

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I had just gotten to our hotel and had some time to kill before dinner so we decided to go to this museum. When we arrived it was right before closing time, although the website said they were open for another hour....More

Thank SandraWolff
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We greatly enjoyed walking through the Museum and playing the animal sounds on our phone. It is very handicapped accessible and informative. Good for when it is raining in Cave City. Just about an hour at most stop though.

Thank Jocelyn M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great visit. Staff was friendly and patient to guests not following directions. Bus driver was a fount of information.

Thank sczee60
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$7.95 adult $3.95 kids (12 and under) 2 years old and under are free.