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    Name: Discovery Days at Cave of the Mounds
    Date: August 1, 2022 - August 5, 2022
    Trip Builder: View Trip
    Event Description:
    Cave of the Mounds was discovered on August 4, 1939. Come celebrate our 83rd anniversary with a weekend packed with fun!
     
    Daily Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM with the last entry into the cave at 4 PM.

     
    SPECIAL FLASHLIGHT EXPERIENCE

    To recreate the wonder of discovery experienced by those quarry workers, guests will be walking through the a small section of the cave by flashlight only. Flashlights are provided or you can bring your own. Take a trip through the cave you won’t forget!

    FREE MINING BAG FOR KIDS
    Enjoy our Gem and Fossil Mining Sluice! All children* (ages 12 and under) will receive some free “mining rough”. Youngsters will discover gemstone and fossil treasures to share, learn from and keep. *With paid cave admission



    FREE GUIDED WALK-N-TALKS

    Everyone is invited to participate in a guided above ground journey! Learn more about our story from mining to cave discovery and beyond. Daily at 11 AM and 2 PM. Unlimited spaces are available!



    HISTORIC BARN OPEN!

    Our knowledgeable guides will help you identify your treasures, lead educational and creative activities, and answer all your questions about Cave of the Mounds! Examine cave formations up close, investigate large mineral and fossil specimens, study natural items found around the grounds, and enjoy the nostalgia of our 1880’s barn.

     
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    Location:

    2975 Cave of the Mounds Road

    Blue Mounds, WI 53517-0148

    Date/Time Information:
    August 1, 2022 - August 5, 2022 
    9 AM to 5 PM Daily. Last Entry into the Cave at 4 PM.
     
    Contact Information:
    Phone: 608-437-3038 Email: info@caveofthemounds.com
    Fees/Admission:
     

    Regular Admission (Ages 13+)…$21.99

    Child Admission (Ages 4-12)…$12.99

    Tot Admission (Ages 3 and under)…Free

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