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Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum

409 E Happy Valley St, Cave City, KY 42127-8844
+1 270-773-2255
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Delightfully Kitschy!

We went in the late afternoon and were literally the only people there aside from a friendly woman... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Timothy R
Surprise visit

My family and I had just gotten to our hotel and had some time to kill before dinner so we decided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This zoo features the exotic and ferocious, including the big cats - lions, tigers, and the ultra-rare snow leopard - as well as birds, insects, and marine life.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
409 E Happy Valley St, Cave City, KY 42127-8844
+1 270-773-2255

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Reviewed yesterday

We went in the late afternoon and were literally the only people there aside from a friendly woman working the cash register. This is a huge taxidermy museum with well preserved specimens from all over the world posed in dioramas. It's fun and a bit...More

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had just gotten to our hotel and had some time to kill before dinner so we decided to go to this museum. When we arrived it was right before closing time, although the website said they were open for another hour....More

Thank SandraWolff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We greatly enjoyed walking through the Museum and playing the animal sounds on our phone. It is very handicapped accessible and informative. Good for when it is raining in Cave City. Just about an hour at most stop though.

Thank Jocelyn M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great visit. Staff was friendly and patient to guests not following directions. Bus driver was a fount of information.

Thank sczee60
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A blast from the past, a relic from 1969! What a treasure in a creepy, fun, interesting and unusual way!! An amazing collection, with a visit. Sadly many of the well done dioramas are in real disrepair! A entymologists dream come true bugs, insects and...More

Thank NCMomma_11
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My boyfriend liked this place a whole more than I did...I would have given it a 3 rating, but would have given it more than that, so that's why I'm giving it a 4. There were some interesting exhibits.

Thank h_blond2
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We showed up at 5:10 thinking they stayed open til 6. They actually closed at 5, but the lady working invited us in to see the museum anyway. The animal exhibits were really cool and my 3 year old son loved it. The staff was...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

you learn a lot about so many different types of animals. The building looks small but plan on lots of time to walk through.

Thank amandamQ5786YP
Reviewed 10 April 2017

There were many different exhibits with several animals each it feels like a cave. We stopped while waiting for our scheduled tour of Mammoth Cave.

Thank robbratton
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place doesn't look like much, but it really is nice. Lots of displays, excellent scenery and environment. Kids and I enjoyed it, only takes about an hour to go through museum and gift shop.

Thank kellyd93
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22 April 2016|
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$7.95 adult $3.95 kids (12 and under) 2 years old and under are free.