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Marvel Cave

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Address: 399 Indian Point Rd, Silver Dollar City, HCR 1 Box 791, Branson, MO 65616-6172
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+1 417-338-8220

A highlight of the Silver Dollar City theme park, this constantly evolving...

A highlight of the Silver Dollar City theme park, this constantly evolving wet limestone cave under the Ozark Mountains, dating back to the 1500s, provides a one-hour tour of fascinating rooms and passageways. The cave's entryway is the largest in the U.S.

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A great place to go to beat the heat!

We always like visiting the Cave..... especially during the summer months when it is hot and humid.... always nice and cool in the cave! We learn something new every time we go!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul W
Bentonville, Arkansas
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always like visiting the Cave..... especially during the summer months when it is hot and humid.... always nice and cool in the cave! We learn something new every time we go!

Thank Paul W
Little Elm
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of the better caves that we have toured. The first cavern is a massive area that you see from the top and then from the bottom after walking down the stairs and ramps. pay attention to the warnings - my wife has bad knees and it took its tool on her, but she made it through! Child... More 

Thank rfj1973
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our family of 4 (2 adults, boy 9rs & girl 12 yrs) have done a few different cave tours in other locations, and this was one of our favorites! Marvel Cave was unique due to the temperature--in the 60s. All the stairs--lots to go down and up again. Narrow passageways and low ceilings--feels like a real caving adventure. Visible bats--fun!... More 

Thank mom2sophiebeth
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

One of many caves in this area and learn the local folklore and legends .. fun to see but not a must see

Thank GARY C
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I went with my family when I was 7 and took my son when he was that age. Great experience even though we weren't able to see the entire cave due to flooding.

Thank latishapower
Southern Illinois
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Marvel Cave is the very attraction that started SDC. It was originally the only attraction on the property. Now the cave is just a small "side show" and the theme park is the real star. The tour is included in the admission price. Be advised that the tour is mildly exhausting and lots of stairs and some tight spaces are... More 

Thank Jeramie
Branson, Missouri
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Marvel Cave is an incredible Tour! It is free with entry into Silver Dollar City and lasts about an hour. Descend into an impressive cavern that can hold up to three Hot Air Balloons at one time! Next walk through winding passages, rock tunnels and underground creeks finished with a unique train ride out. It is a MUST SEE for... More 

2 Thank calebodenthal7
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have toured this cave many times. A standard tour is included with your ticket to Silver Dollar City. They also have a "lantern tour" once a day which has smaller groups, lasts longer and you get to visit one other room in the cave not included on the standard tour. There are a LOT of steps. I think something... More 

1 Thank M M
Quincy, Illinois
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We learn something new with each trip. Don't miss the rock shop at the end. Always exciting and never gets old.

1 Thank lovetoys1
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

As one of the main attractions in silver dollar city, this cave is one of the of the best. Every time we go through it we discover something different. It is a must when visiting silver dollar city.

Thank davidmccommell

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