• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Stories

Star Chamber in Mammoth Cave

Star Chamber in Mammoth Cave, circa 1908.

In Mammoth Cave, there's a story under every rock, and behind every stalagmite – ancient stories, and more modern, sometimes tragic, and other times full a kind of rustic humor. Together, they all tell a history of one of Earth's most marvelous places. Click here to delve into the chapters of A Brief History of Mammoth Cave.

Did You Know?

Musicians often played in Mammoth Cave.

For many years, the chambers of Mammoth Cave rang with the sound of music. Visiting bands such as Landram's Sax-Horn Band and Luther Ewing's String Band, along with the Mammoth Cave Hotel's own local musicians, entertained visitors underground into the early 20th century.