Below Ground

Discover more about the Jewel Box of Caverns in Wisconsin

Cave Admission Prices​

Regular Admission (Ages 13+) ….. $21.99

Child Admission (Ages 4 – 12) ….. $12.99

Tot Admission (Ages 3 and under) .. Free

Ticket times are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Hours

Grounds are open daily from 9 am to 5 pm

Weekdays – Tours leave frequently starting at 10 am

Weekends – Tours leave frequently starting at 9:30 am

Last Cave entry time is 4 pm daily

Stalagmite and stalactite almost touching in one of the coolest places in Wisconsin
Rules for the protection of the cave. Do not touch the cave. Leave backpacks in vehicle. No strollers or framed carriers. Cave is 50 degrees, Dress appropriately. Photos are okay. No smoking or vaping in the cave. No food, drink or gum allowed. Bottled water is okay.
Rules for the protection of the cave. Do not touch the cave. Leave backpacks in vehicle. No strollers or framed carriers. Cave is 50 degrees, Dress appropriately. Photos are okay. No smoking or vaping in the cave. No food, drink or gum allowed. Bottled water is okay.

What is a Self-Paced Tour?

Take a guided self-paced stroll through this geologic wonder. Tours depart regularly. Your walk will guide you past a stunning array of colorful crystal formations on paved lighted walkways. As you explore, NEW signage will explain the science and history and our staff are stationed in the cave to make sure that you enjoy your experience.

Visitors enjoy the Cave’s constant 50-degree temperature which makes the cave feel cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Whether you’re a curious tourist or a budding cave enthusiast, Cave of the Mounds has something for everyone to discover at one of the caverns in Wisconsin.

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Cave VIP Private Guided Tours
Photo of family in the cave.

Captivating Cave VIP Experience

$249.99

Exclusive private guided Tour for your group of 10 total family or friends!

MUST BE PURCHASED 48  HOURS IN ADVANCE

Specific time and date must be booked by phone (608) 437-3038 x0

9am and 4pm daily by advance reservation only  (not on Saturdays or Holiday weekends)

**PLEASE INDICATE  THE DATE YOU ARE INTERESTED IN**

Tickets are non-refundable.

Upgrade to Fluorescence Package to an additional $50

Cathedral Room in Cave of the Mounds one of the coolest places in Wisconsin
Deluxe
VIP Experience

$349.99

Exclusive guided cave tour for your group of 10 total family or friends plus a combination of 10 items of your choosing (choose from gem mining, fossil mining OR geodes).

MUST BE PURCHASED 48  HOURS IN ADVANCE

Specific time and date must be booked by phone (608) 437-3038 x0

9am and 4pm daily by advance reservation only  (not on Saturdays or Holiday weekends)

**PLEASE INDICATE  THE DATE YOU ARE INTERESTED IN**

Tickets are non-refundable.

Upgrade to Fluorescence Package to an additional $50

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Ultimate Cave VIP Package

$459.99

Exclusive guided cave tour for your group of 10 total family or friends plus a combination of 20 items of your choosing (choose from gem mining, fossil mining AND geodes).

MUST BE PURCHASED 48  HOURS IN ADVANCE

Specific time and date must be booked by phone (608) 437-3038 x0

9am and 4pm daily by advance reservation only  (not on Saturdays or Holiday weekends)

**PLEASE INDICATE  THE DATE YOU ARE INTERESTED IN**

Tickets are non-refundable.

Upgrade to Fluorescence Package to an additional $50

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Fun with Fluorescence
VIP Package

$299.99

Exclusive VIP private guided Black-light Tours for your group of 10 total family or friends!

(Recommended for age 8 and older)

MUST BE PURCHASED 48  HOURS IN ADVANCE

Specific time and date must be booked by phone (608) 437-3038 x0

9 am and 4 pm daily by advance reservation only  (not on Saturdays or Holiday weekends)

**PLEASE INDICATE  THE DATE YOU ARE INTERESTED IN**

Tickets are non-refundable.

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What is a Membership?

Help support the conservation of Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark by becoming a Keys to the Cave member. Membership is good for 1 year from the date of your first Cave visit to our caverns in Wisconsin. You can purchase a membership for multiple members at once. All proceeds of memberships go towards protecting this geologic treasure. You can purchase your Annual Memberships in person the day of your visit.

Membership Benefits include: Keys to the Cave card, granting you unlimited Cave Tour admissions at Cave of the Mounds for 1 year

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