American Cave Museum

Phone: 270-786-1466 Location:I-65, Exit 58 119 East Main Street, Horse Cave KY 42749. Adjacent to Hidden River Cave, the American Cave Museum has been honored by the Nature Conservancy Magazine as “a little bit of Smithsonian in rural Kentucky.”

Exhibits in this state-of-the-art showcase of underground and natural history include: bats, blind fish, cave animals, prehistoric and modern cave explorers, saltpeter mining, groundwater science and cave geology and more!



American Cave Museum

119 East Main Street
Horse Cave, KY 42749

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Seasons Hours

Summer hours starting May 28th. The museum will be open at 8:30 am – 6:00 pm (central time).

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