Blue Mounds, Wisconsin: Cave Of The Mounds

Natural limestone show cave accidentally discovered in 1939, gift shop intentionally built over its entrance. 1 hour tours.
Address:
2975 Cave of the Mounds Rd, Blue Mounds, WI
Directions:
5 miles west of Mount Horeb. US Hwys 18/151 exit on Cave of the Mounds Road, go 1/2 mile north.
Hours:
Daily, tour schedule varies with season.
Admission:
Adults $17, Kids $8.50
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Cave Of The Mounds.

Cave Of The Mounds

The million year-old natural limestone cave -- called the "jewel box" of major American caves -- was discovered when quarry workers blasted a section of the quarry and exposed it. Now, a gift shop selling gem stones and giving tours sits atop the opening. Visitors can also practice sifting for gold and see animals in an on-site barn.

[Taylor, 10/01/2015]

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