Cave of the Mounds is a Must See Destination in Wisconsin


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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

Open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM

Depart Frequently starting at 10:00 AM

Weekday entries are hourly

Last entry at 4 PM

Purchasing a Ticket Online

Please note that everything in our online store is also available for purchase in person.

To purchase tickets online, please enter our shop via the “Shop Here” button above.

There are several tabs towards the top of the screen. The second tab is labeled “Advance tickets…” This is where you can  buy tickets.

When ordering, select the date and time either in the top lefthand corner or during checkout, depending on whether you are ordering on a computer, tablet, or phone.

Once you choose a date and time. Please know that we are flexible on the time you arrive and that the last entry is at 4 PM.

If you need to change the date, call us at 608-437-3038 or email us at and we can change it for you.

Picking up Tickets

When you arrive at Cave of the Mounds, please look for signs for tickets or online ticket pickup.

Pick up physical tickets at one of these locations. You do not need a confirmation email. We can look you up by first and last name with a form of I.D.

When picking up tickets, a staff member will go over the ticket information with you and let you know where to go for your tour.

If you have any questions, please call us at 608-437-3038 or email us at

Photo of Onyx Ridge section of the cave with People that can bee seen on a Tours in Wisconsin while visiting places in Wisconsin

Daily Tours

Take a 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.

Photo of kids in the cave at this Must See Destination in Wisconsin and one of the best Wisconsin activities

VIP Tours

Exclusive private guided Tour for your group! 

Specific time and date must be booked 48  HOURS IN ADVANCE by phone (608) 437-3038 x0 

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

Photo of stalactites under a blacklight at this Must See Destination in Wisconsin showing Photoluminescence

Blacklight Rentals

Want to experience the cave in a whole new light? Come and rent a blacklight flashlight to take with you on your cave tour. Watch our stalactites, stalagmites and other cave formations fluoresce under the glow of a blacklight. Rent one today at this Must See Destination in Wisconsin.