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Big Mike's Rock and Gift Shop

566 Old Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-9238
+1 270-773-5144
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Fun, quirky stop while touring area caves

Fun stop that's worth a visit during your trip to Cave City. The rock shop has a wide variety of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LuvPugs88
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Cool place

We were on our way to Alabama but stopped in Cave City for the night. Hoped we would make it there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
suebE862YH
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Emmett, Michigan
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566 Old Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-9238
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+1 270-773-5144
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun stop that's worth a visit during your trip to Cave City. The rock shop has a wide variety of rocks, geodes, etc. and items made from these materials. It's interesting to look through, and you'll likely end up buying at least one souvenir. The...More

1  Thank LuvPugs88
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Alabama but stopped in Cave City for the night. Hoped we would make it there in time to visit the shop. We made it with a half hour to spare. They have many cool rocks and fossils here. The...More

1  Thank suebE862YH
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We always have to check out Big Mike's when visiting Mammoth Cave. Neat Gufts. Check out Mystery house. It is a lot of fun

1  Thank John R
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Great prices on rocks found outside, but inside was quite pricey. There were many unique rocks I hadn't seen prior. We did not do the quirky museum inside for $2 a person as this was a short side stop on way to the caves.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

It was raining on our visit to Mammoth Cave and we found this spot for an indoor activity just by chance. We went through the mystery house. It was fun, entertaining and a cheep activity. Try it out! We also picked out our own geodes...More

1  Thank TonyaR434
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My family loves rocks! Big Mike's has a large selection and good prices. Lots of fossils. I make a purchase every time we're in the area.

1  Thank BGingerich
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I'm still laughing- are those signs legal? Did he mean he has the biggest rocks, he's the biggest Mike or because he doesn't sell old bottles and terrifying slabs of ham the shop qualifies as the ONLY rock shop so his is biggest? Nice rocks,...More

Thank Linda P
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We went to Mammoth Cave first to buy tour tickets and then had an hour to kill before our tour, so we decided to drive over to Big Mike's. We enjoyed the quirky Mystery House and for the price (a couple of bucks for a...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The brochures claim this is the biggest souvenir shop in Kentucky! We expected something much larger! Took less than 5 minutes to walk through the whole place. Lots of cheap options, nothing spectacular. The cashier was friendly enough.

Thank stargoddess1684
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great gift shop to stop at because it is so much more than just that! This is touted as Kentucky's largest rock shop. I love rock so I really enjoyed going into the "rock house ". So many beautiful things in there...More

Thank Jodi H
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