Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum, Horse Cave

#10 of 61 in Nature in Kentucky
Once considered the Most Polluted Cave in America, Hidden River has made a recovery to it's glory days as a show cave. The American Cave Museum is the only museum of it's kind in the US, dedicated strictly to caves and issues surrounding caves. Visit for a unique view of subterranean rivers & cave formation.
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  • Cool tour, the guide wss excellent, very knowledgeable about cave conservation and the local history. Allow about an hour. Must be able to manage a fair amount of stairs, so not ADA accessible. Okay f...  more »
  • Visited last minute when they were closing. The couple that runs the facility kept it open for us and another father/ daughter combo. This place is so cool. We did the rappelling which was fun. What m...  more »

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