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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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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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I was fearful that this would be too strenuous for a 63 year old out of shape (okay, fat) woman, but I was able to get down the 500 stairs and back up the 200 of them to catch the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Hugo, Minnesota
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Hugo, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was fearful that this would be too strenuous for a 63 year old out of shape (okay, fat) woman, but I was able to get down the 500 stairs and back up the 200 of them to catch the cable car up the rest of the way. It was very interesting with lots of jokes from the tour guide.

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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Silver Dollar City began as an attraction to keep people occupied while waiting for cave tours. These days, many who visit SDC forget the cave is even there. It's a spectacular cave and the tour guides do a good job of story-telling and keeping everyone safe. The tour is not easy for those with significant physical challenges. Well worth the... More 

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Lamar, Missouri
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One truly MUST be physically healthy to visit this cave. I have COPD and it was all I could manage to do to barely keep up with the group. The passages can be steep, and narrow with slick steps.

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Thank 784cheriq
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off if you walk around your block everyday and thing you can go down there you might be wrong. it gets very cool down there and it very damp. good to do at least one just to say you been there done that.

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1 Thank Randy R
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's lovely and absolutely a thing to see if you are visiting SDC anyway. But...know yourself! If you have even the slightest apprehension to heights, small spaces or anxiety issues, this cave will play to all of your fears. It was cold and clammy. The guides do an adequate job of reminding you OVER AND OVER that there is NO... More 

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3 Thank FloridaRD-13
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The first thing your can do once your enter SDC. My kids loved it, as did the parents.....the 16 year old who was skeptical came out with a smile on his face! Lots of stairs and tight spaces.

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Thank Dan D
Wellington, Missouri
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Took my two grandkids to SDC, decided to go through marvel cave, my wife would not go, she has breathing problems. The kids enjoyed the cave, even through they had to do a lot of walking.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great tour and gives you a true cave experience. Bats were somewhat active while we were there. There are many awe-inspiring sights and photo opportunities. It is a pretty strenuous, physical tour, with over 700 steps down and back up. A tram brings you back up out of the cave, so that cuts down on some walking. There at a... More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was in the 6th grade at the time we visited. I went with a few family members inside this amazing cave! I learned so much and a bat seemed to want to be my friend! You have to squeeze in some places so it's not for the claustrophobic, but It's an awesome experience for anyone else!!! MUST see when... More 

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have been to Carlsbad caverns and you think you have seen one cave system that you have seen them all, but they each have their unique traits. This one you walk in and then travel out by mining train car to the surface.

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