• Cave of the Mounds Celebrates Grand Reopening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Blue Mounds, WI, June 13, 2024 – The Cave of the Mounds, a natural national landmark and one of Wisconsin's most treasured attractions, proudly celebrated its grand reopening on June 13, 2024, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event marked the completion of extensive renovations to the visitor center, designed to enhance the overall experience for guests.
    Approximately 50 people attended the ceremony, including dedicated staff members, board members, volunteers, and chamber members, as well as local elected officials, contractors who played a pivotal role in the renovation, and enthusiastic visitors. The gathering underscored the strong community support and excitement surrounding the improvements.
    The newly renovated visitor center now offers significantly more space for guests to explore and enjoy. The expansion includes a seating area, improved amenities, and more displays that highlight the rich geological history and natural beauty of the Cave of the Mounds. The enhancements are aimed at providing a more comfortable and engaging experience for the thousands of visitors who explore the caves each year.
    Joe Klimczak, General Manager of the Cave of the Mounds, expressed his gratitude to all those involved in the project, stating, "We are thrilled to unveil the new and improved visitor center. This renovation project would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our staff, volunteers, contractors, and the unwavering support from our community and board members. We are excited to welcome visitors to enjoy the enhanced experience."
    The ribbon cutting ceremony was followed by self-guided tours of the renovated facilities, allowing guests to experience firsthand the new features and improvements.
    The Cave of the Mounds has been a significant natural attraction in Wisconsin since its discovery in 1939. Known for its stunning limestone formations and crystal-clear pools, it continues to captivate visitors of all ages. The recent renovations ensure that it will remain a must-visit destination for both local residents and tourists.
    For more information about the Cave of the Mounds and upcoming events, please visit www.caveofthemounds.com or contact the visitor center at (608) 437-3038.