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Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave

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Address: 300 Cave Hollow Road, Hannibal, MO 63401
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"It's Just Like 'Injun Joe's Cavern' at Disneyland!"

First, read "Tom Sawyer." Then head to Hannibal and include the Mark Twain Caves on your "must see" list. Well presented with lots of historical and literary info!

Reviewed 3 August 2016
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Santa Ana, California
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

First, read "Tom Sawyer." Then head to Hannibal and include the Mark Twain Caves on your "must see" list. Well presented with lots of historical and literary info!

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Clinton, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

It is a nice place to visit on a hot summer day as it is cool in the cave.The walking was not too difficult

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our family just toured Cameron cave. We have done the Mark Twain cave before and decided to try this one. It was a little hike up to the opening, but def worth it. We had our two kids and a niece and nephew with us too. The kids loved this tour as they were each given their own mini flashlight... More 

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Montrose, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took the grand kids to see both caves and they had a blast. The guides were excellent and knew all about the caves. They spouted facts with a few jokes mixed in The price was a little high but it was enjoyable We had taken our kids years ago and remembered they loved it too If your in the... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We toured the cave on a really hot day and it was nice and cool in it. The tour guides made it fun and were very knowledgeable. I'm a big person and fit though the cave just fine.

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Olathe
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Shared a trip with our grandson after he read Tom Sawyer as a challenge from me. He is 8 and read it right through. We then took a trip to Hannibal to see the sites. Shared the cave with him mom some 40 years ago. Great tour guide too.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our tour guide for the cave was Shelby and she was very informative and kept the tour fun! Bring along a light jacket as the caves are always 52 degrees. So amazing to see natures wonders. A must see in Hannibal! We did the Mark Twain cave only. The tour also included a short movie about the cave formation before... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were two couples and enjoyed the tour. I could envision young Sam Clemens and his friends somehow managing to meander through with candles. Our young tour guide was enthusiastic and loved telling about Tom and Becky being lost in the cave.

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Thank Bryan S
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We so enjoyed this exciting and fact filled tour where Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain played as a young lad! You could almost feel the presence of Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Becky Thatcher, and Injun Joe while walking these exhilarating passageways. Our guide, Jordane, was a very knowledgeable and funny young woman. Jamey at the ticket counter was also terrific.... More 

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The caves are easy walks and the tours are presented by locals very knowledgeable of the area, Mark Twain, and other local history. Really enjoyed how the guide pointed out features of the cave that were used in the stories.

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