Hours & Rates

Tours Daily – Open Year ‘Round

Public health precautions due to COVID-19 affect the feasibility of large gatherings such as special events and larger group tours, so these are temporarily on hold. (We will be in contact with groups that have a reservation.) Cave of the Mounds will continue to follow the guidance of local public health officials to assess the situation as the health and safety of Cave of the Mounds guests and staff is our top priority.  Cave of the Mounds will continue to provide updates on our website at

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Self-paced Cave Tour

Adults ……………………$ 18.95
Children (age 4-12) ………$ 10.95
Children (age 3 & under)…free with paid adult

Complete your experience: Explore our free self guided hiking trails, buy a geode and have it cracked open while you watch, purchase a mining bag filled with gems or fossils to sluice for treasure, or try your hand at digging for gem or fossil treasure at our Quarry’s Edge gem and fossil activities. Enhance your Cave Tour experience with one of our Educational Programs.

Planning on coming more than once? Signing up for a Keys to the Cave Membership grants you unlimited cave visits for one whole year! Upgrade your ticket for just $5.99!

  • Rates subject to change without notice – Cave tours last 1 hour.
  • Cave temperature is 50 degrees F, Please dress appropriately.
  • Tours depart Rain or Shine. We are near the highest point in southern Wisconsin so our grounds are well drained.
  • We accept Cash, Master Card, Visa and Discover Credit and Debit Cards

For more information see: Preparing for Your Tour