Bluff Dwellers Cave and Browning Museum
The cave was discovered and explored in 1925; excavation began in 1927. Substantial artifacts were discovered, including arrowheads, grinding stones, tools made of bone, some items date to 5,000 B.C. This cave has been open every day since 1927 for public tours. The educational, family-friendly tour lasts 45 minutes to one hour. It is an easy, well lit walk. The cave has several recognized cave formations, including one of the largest rimstone pools in the state. The on-site Browning Museum, included in the tour, holds more than 500 locally-found arrowheads and other chipped artifacts, plus a collection of mineral rocks, fossils and artifacts. Gem Panning is available. To fully enjoy the cave and the museum, allow 1-1.5 hours. Admission: $16; ages 4-11, $8; ages 3 and younger, free.


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163 Cave Road
Noel, MO 64854

Additional Information

Open Year-round
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Not Wheelchair Accessible
No Smoking
All Ages
Canoeing Outfitters
Pets Are Not Allowed
American Express Card
Reservations Not Required
Advance Contact Required

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