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This is the cave author Mark Twain described in five of his books. The cave was first shown in 1886. It is a registered National Natural Landmark.

This is one of a few labyrinth style caves in the world, where the passages form crisscross patterns. The tour lasts one hour and is 52 degrees Fahrenheit year-round.There are no stairs – good walking shoes are recommended. 

Located on Route 79, two miles south of historic downtown Hannibal.

Tickets: Adults, $19.95; ages 6-12, $10.95; ages 2-5, $5. Group rates offered.

Candlelight Legacy Tour offered for the 200th Anniversary of the discovery 1819-1820. Cost is $18.19. Call for times and dates at 573-221-1656.

Cameron Cave (tours by lantern light) Cave Hollow West Winery and Mark Twain Cave Campground are on-site.

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300 Cave Hollow Road
Hannibal, MO 63401

Additional Information

General Interest Info
Open Year-round
ATM Available
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Shuttle Service Available
Restaurant On-site
Wi-Fi Available
This Facility Is On The National Register Of Historic Places
Travelers With Disabilities Information
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Activities Within 10 Miles
Historic District
Backpacking Trail
Winery / Vineyard
Biking / Walking Trails
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Cost Of Admission
Types Of Payment Accepted
Travelers Checks
Discounts Offered
Group Discount
Military Discount
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Required
Group Policy
Advance Contact Required
Activities On-site
Winery / Vineyard
Biking / Walking Trails