HOLLOW-een at the Cave of the Mounds

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Don’t be afraid of the dark – join us for the month of October for HOLLOW-een at Cave of the Mounds, a sugar free trick-or-treating experience. Anyone who wants to join can for an extra $2 charge per person when buying a ticket. This includes a reusable cloth bag, crystals/fossils that you will get in a trick-or-treat style throughout the cave!

Take a guided self-paced stroll through this geologic wonder. Tours depart regularly. Your walk will guide you past a stunning array of colorful crystal formations on paved lighted walkways. As you explore, NEW signage will explain the science and history, and our staff are stationed in the cave to make sure that you enjoy your experience.

Visitors enjoy the Cave’s constant 50-degree temperature which makes the cave feel cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Daily Tours in Wisconsin are available.

Whether you’re a curious tourist or a budding cave enthusiast, Cave of the Mounds has something for everyone to discover.

2022 Dates & Times

October 1-31

Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Last Cave entry time is 4 pm daily

Weekdays – Tours leave frequently starting at 10 am
Weekends – Tours leave frequently starting at 9:30 am

Cost & Discounts

$2.00 charge in addtion to a tour ticket.

Regular Admission (Ages 13+) ….. $21.99
Child Admission (Ages 4 – 12) ….. $12.99
Tot Admission (Ages 3 and under) .Free

Closed Today

Nov. 29, 2022


Cave of the Mounds
2975 Cave of the Mounds Road
Blue Mounds, WI 53517

Dane County

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Located 20 minutes west of Madison, Wisconsin off U.S. Highways 18/151

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Last Updated

Aug. 4, 2022, 12:58 p.m.

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