Marvel Cave lies 500 ft. below Silver Dollar City. This wet limestone cave includes 3 miles of explored passageways and a cathedral room 400 feet long and 20 stories high. The 1-hour tour includes more than 600 stairs and is considered strenuous. A cable railway train returns visitors to the surface. Each night a 1.5-hour Lantern Light Tour (maximum 20 guests) is offered; guides lead tours by lantern and share the history of the cave.
Cave tour included in Silver Dollar City admission of $62; $60 (ages 62+); $50 (ages 4-11). Lantern Light Tour fee an additional $10-$12. Under age 8 are not permitted on the Lantern Light Tour; reservations are recommended.
Hours: Cave tours depart approximately every 30 minutes. Lantern Light Tours begin 1.5 hours before closing. Park generally open daily at 9:30 a.m. (closing times vary), late May-early Aug., with closing times extended to 10 p.m. or later, mid-July to early Aug. Park generally open Sun.-Fri. at 10 a.m., Sat. at 9:30 a.m. (closing times vary), early Aug. through Oct. 31. Park generally open Thurs.-Sun. at 1 p.m. (closing times vary), Nov. 1-Dec. 30, with extended hours during the Thanksgiving holiday week. Schedule varies mid-Mar to late May. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.