• Cave of the Mounds

    • Attractions
    2975 Cave of the Mounds Rd
    Blue Mounds, WI 53517
    (608) 437-3038
    Hours:
    Open 9am - 5pm daily year 'round. Last cave entry at 4pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day
    • About

      Discover Buried Treasure - Discover Fun! Self-paced Cave tours follow paved & lighted walkways. 5 Minutes From Mt. Horeb. Gemstone & fossil mining, nature trails, Rock & Fossil shop!

    • Member Events

      Sunday Mar 3, 2024
      Discover the cave like the first explorers. Walk through the cave using only lanterns. ...read more
      Friday Mar 8, 2024
      Discover the cave like the first explorers. Walk through the cave using only lanterns. Feel as though you are one of the first people to ever see the cave. Cave of the Mounds was accidentally discovered during a quarry blast. The first who entered were quarry workers, a farmer, and a 17-year-old boy. They were the ... ...read more
      Sunday Mar 10, 2024
      Unique Experience to explore the Cave of the Mounds by Black Light. Watch the cave glow under UV Light. Why does the cave glow? Because of the perfect mixture of minerals, our cave is one of the few that glow under ultraviolet light. You will learn about ultraviolet light, fluorescence, and see the speleothems GLOW... ...read more
      Friday Mar 15, 2024
      Unique Experience to explore the Cave of the Mounds by Black Light. Watch the cave glow under UV Light. Why does the cave glow? Because of the perfect mixture of minerals, our cave is one of the few that glow under ultraviolet light. You will learn about ultraviolet light, fluorescence, and see the speleothems GLOW... ...read more
      Sunday Mar 17, 2024
      Discover the cave like the first explorers. Walk through the cave using only lanterns. Feel as though you are one of the first people to ever see the cave. Cave of the Mounds was accidentally discovered during a quarry blast. The first who entered were quarry workers, a farmer, and a 17-year-old boy. They were the ... ...read more
      Friday Mar 22, 2024
      Discover the cave like the first explorers. Walk through the cave using only lanterns. Feel as though you are one of the first people to ever see the cave. Cave of the Mounds was accidentally discovered during a quarry blast. The first who entered were quarry workers, a farmer, and a 17-year-old boy. They were the ... ...read more
      Friday Mar 29, 2024 - Sunday Mar 31, 2024
      Easter EGGstravaganza includes an Easter Rock Hunt at stations in the cave during the tour. Glowing eggs in the cave. Easter Egg Hunt at 10 AM each day! ...read more
      Sunday Apr 7, 2024
      Unique Experience to explore the Cave of the Mounds by Black Light. Watch the cave glow under UV Light. Why does the cave glow? Because of the perfect mixture of minerals, our cave is one of the few that glow under ultraviolet light. You will learn about ultraviolet light, fluorescence, and see the speleothems GLOW... ...read more
      Friday Apr 12, 2024
      Unique Experience to explore the Cave of the Mounds by Black Light. Watch the cave glow under UV Light. Why does the cave glow? Because of the perfect mixture of minerals, our cave is one of the few that glow under ultraviolet light. You will learn about ultraviolet light, fluorescence, and see the speleothems GLOW... ...read more
      Sunday Apr 14, 2024
      Discover the cave like the first explorers. Walk through the cave using only lanterns. Feel as though you are one of the first people to ever see the cave. Cave of the Mounds was accidentally discovered during a quarry blast. The first who entered were quarry workers, a farmer, and a 17-year-old boy. They were the ... ...read more
      Friday Apr 19, 2024
      Discover the cave like the first explorers. Walk through the cave using only lanterns. Feel as though you are one of the first people to ever see the cave. Cave of the Mounds was accidentally discovered during a quarry blast. The first who entered were quarry workers, a farmer, and a 17-year-old boy. They were the ... ...read more
    • Whom to Contact

      • Tate Phillp
        Assistant General Manager
        Phone: (608) 437-3038
    • Directions

      From Mount Horeb Welcome Center, head west onto E Main St. Continue to follow the road straight for almost 4 miles. Then turn right onto Cave of the Mounds Rd. The destination will be on your left.