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Idaho's Mammoth Cave

7 miles south of shoshone, 1 1/2 miles off highway, Shoshone, ID 83352
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Not worth a special trip but we liked it!

WE had gone to craters of the moon and added this to our day ,when you go there are three cave... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
simpleyme
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Washington
I reviewed this under Indian Ice cave

This is far better than the Indian Ice Cave. If you read my review under that one, you'll see why... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
holly4scuba
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Sandy, Utah
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7 miles south of shoshone, 1 1/2 miles off highway, Shoshone, ID 83352
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

WE had gone to craters of the moon and added this to our day ,when you go there are three cave attractions and it is impossible to tell them apart as it seems clear they are all trying to confuse you and get you to...More

2  Thank simpleyme
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

This is far better than the Indian Ice Cave. If you read my review under that one, you'll see why. This one has a museum that is incredible. And the guy who runs it is super friendly and has lots of info! MUST SEE!!

1  Thank holly4scuba
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The cave it's self is nothing great. Self guided tour with lamps they give you. The little museum is worth a look. Lots of taxidermy items. Double headed animals preserved. Lots of great Native American artifacts. Some ROMAN and Egyptian artifacts as well. The man...More

2  Thank gcbuilds
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We went to Mammoth Cave in Idaho. It is a self guide tour. You are given hand held lanterns with LED lights. Round trip walk, is about 1/2 mile. 40 degress inside. Some of you might need a jacket. NOT HANDICAP FRIENDLY!! NO DOGS ALLOWED!!...More

5  Thank Fishinggall49
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We love to visit caves and this cave and it's museum are interesting.We visited both Mammoth Cave and Indian Ice Cave in the same day. We couldn't find reviews that compared them so I think I will leave a comparison here. Mammoth Cave is like...More

4  Thank BusyMomwith4
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Born and raised in Idaho, I've been to the Shoshone Ice Caves a hundred times but my husband finally got me to go here - Fascinating attraction for history buffs, antique buffs, and fans of artifacts from ALL OVER THE WORLD. Preppers and doomsdayers will...More

1  Thank Joni K
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Reviewed July 1, 2016

I have driven by this place a 100 times and finally decided to take my family to it. What an amazing experience! This cave is massive and seems to go on forever. We explored the cave with propane lanterns provided by the owners. We were...More

3  Thank Marcus M
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Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

A short drive off the beaten track north of Shoshone was a very reasonably priced attraction - a fascinating museum collection of animals and artifacts that deserved far more than the hour we had to give. Not content to stop at that, there was a...More

2  Thank faecanuck
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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on the spur of the moment on Easter with a large group ranging from 60-2 years old, we had a ball. A little shady when pulling up but friendly man got us all set up with lanterns and on our way. The...More

2  Thank condos_cc
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

Stopped in while looking for ice caves and followed the peacocks in. The big cave is ok. But the big taxidermy museum is cool with all kinds of fossils and stuffed animals from all over the world. Hoping to take the kids this summer.

2  Thank escott b
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