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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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The 9th Wonder of the World!

On your next visit to Silver Dollar City you MUST make time to visit Marvel Cave. Tours go every... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
The Woodlands, Texas
Lantern Tour of Cave

We decided to do the Lantern Tour of the cave since we had never been on one. This was also our... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
Richmond, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • 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 1 January 2017

On your next visit to Silver Dollar City you MUST make time to visit Marvel Cave. Tours go every half hour so if the lines are too long for the shows jump into line for the Marvel Cave Tour. The tour takes you down 500...More

1  Thank muzzician
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We decided to do the Lantern Tour of the cave since we had never been on one. This was also our first time going to Marvel Cave. You are given a reproduction LED lantern to take with you on the tour. I will say pay...More

2  Thank lonestar67
Reviewed 24 December 2016

If your at Silver Dollar City it is worth the time. The cave is very cool! Kids love it and it is a very memorable place. It is a little bit of a hike but not to bad. I would go back again and bring...More

Thank BradC2010
Reviewed 13 December 2016

It was fun touring the cave, but a workout going up and down the steps as they warn you an I walk a few miles every day. The pace is slow so you can take pictures and enjoy.I recommend it if you aren't afraid of...More

1  Thank Donice L
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Tourists were coming to see this cave a hundred years ago. This cave has an amazing history that the guides tell you about as you walk trough the cave. Also do the lantern tour if you get a chance. There are smaller groups and you...More

Thank marysX3716OU
Reviewed 10 December 2016

You must be in fairly good shape to walk this cave and not suffer from claustrophobia. There are several very tight spaces and pitch black and one point in the walk. The cave is spectacular and the guided tour is Very interesting

Thank mboussu
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I've been in several caves and this one is the most beautiful that I have ever seen! It is a must when visiting Silver Dollar City plus its included in your day pass.

Thank D M
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I've experienced this cave many times, but is special to experience it the first time with my kids. The best thing is to view below at the top viewing area, then to see how the optical illusion grows and grows, as a visitor descends. Tour...More

Thank niel k
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a great cave in a great theme park! You need to put this on your vacation schedule especially because its in Silver Dollar City! Don't miss this wonderful cave thats free to go in!

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Our family (2 adults, 12 year old, 10 year old) really enjoyed this lantern tour. I would like to take them again in daylight to see the difference. I have been on both tours now, and enjoyed both. I did the lantern tour to allow...More

Thank MREA5
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Is it accessible?
24 June 2017|
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
Can you visit the cave without going to Silver Dollar City?
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.
Mary L
What is the cost?
25 April 2017|
Response from OurAdventureBook | Reviewed this property |
Admission is included to the cave with your ticket to Silver Dollar City. Adult (12-61) $62 Child (4-11) $51 Senior (62+) $60