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Marvel Cave

399 Indian Point Rd, Silver Dollar City, HCR 1 Box 791, Branson, MO 65616-6172
+1 417-338-8220
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Great way to Cool off on Hot Missouri days

Although there is an additional fee to tour the cave once inside Silver Dollar City it is well... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Always love a good hike in a cave!

Great story, great history, awesome views! Would recommend for those that are physically able... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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399 Indian Point Rd, Silver Dollar City, HCR 1 Box 791, Branson, MO 65616-6172
+1 417-338-8220
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Although there is an additional fee to tour the cave once inside Silver Dollar City it is well worth it. The guides are knowledgeable and entertaining. You might need a light jacket even on the most sweltering days. The formations in the cave are breathtaking,...More

Thank kdm464
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Great story, great history, awesome views! Would recommend for those that are physically able. Loved the waterfalls inside and the unique tram ride out!

Thank Tlnjan2015
Reviewed 8 December 2017

WOW learn alot about how silver dollar city got started by this cave that they thought had lots fo marble but no it was ? you would never guess what which made loads of $$ instead, you must go, hs narrow passages so if you...More

1  Thank jeannette y
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lot of walking but so interesting. Tourguide made the tour fun snd was very attentive to the group. Got our picture taken in the middle of the tour.

Thank 309LoriS
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We went on a very hot day, so the cool non-airconditioned atmosphere was very enjoyable. Brief (intentional) near total darkness reminded us of a total solar eclipse we experienced awhile ago.

Thank onlytempofcourse
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We joined the first tour of the day. The lady who told us about their policies was very funny and engaged the tour. Our guide, Rick (?), was also funny and very informative about the history of the cave. Both of them told the group...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 21 November 2017

My 8 year old asked to do this again! Seeing the different formations is cool and the stories from the guide were fun to listen to. It does involve going down a lot of stairs and some uneven walk ways but my 3 year old...More

Thank jasandamy
Reviewed 13 November 2017

As far as a sinkhole goes, it was amazing. Alot of steps, the stories shared by the guides are interesting and make the journey to the bottom fun. The steps themselves are "whew", took days for my legs to recover. If you are expecting rooms...More

Thank Elery E
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is definately worth doing while your at Silver Dollar City. My kids tend to be chickens when it comes to things but they really enjoyed this. They saw a bat hanging on the ceiling. Its an hour long walk that really flies buy. This...More

Thank shoetobig
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Marvel Cave is a good experience especially if you haven't been in a cave before with nice guides, good lighting, and without getting dirty (like I have spelunking in other caves). It's about 500 steps down, 200 up, and a mine train ride at the...More

Thank FlyingSmithy
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Heather H
22 July 2017|
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I don't know. They have a Lantern Light Tour that can start as early as 4:30pm (depending on when the park close, sometimes it's 5:30), so they might stop the regular tours before that particular one starts... More
24 June 2017|
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Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
If you mean accessible for those with limited mobility, unfortunately not. You must be able to go up and down fairly steep steps, through narrow spaces, around formations, etc. We held onto railings most of the time during... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from Anthony M | Reviewed this property |
You can actually get into the cave for free. The cave is not owned by SDC. It is owned by Lake of the Ozarks college. You can do some paperwork and get in for free only the cave not the theme park.