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.
We highly recommend arriving early or purchasing tickets online at least 24 hours in advance as tours are limited each day.
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
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 that 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.
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. You can purchase 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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