History & Culture

Mammoth Cave has drawn people from all walks of life for thousands of years to its dark subterranean depths, lush forests, and Green River Valley. Here they endured and left an everlasting impression on the history and culture of the South Central Kentucky region. Explore Mammoth Cave’s impact on our human story and learn how so many people are forever connected to this land.
 
  • Black and white photo of five men standing for the camera.

    People

    Learn about the people that have helped shape the history of Mammoth Cave.

  • Small wood cabins with white paint. Tall trees and green grass surrounds them.

    Places

    Discover historic places in the park.

  • A cave explorer in a small cave passage.

    Stories

    Explore stories from the past.

  • A black and white photo of a small steam engine train.

    Timeline

    Travel along the timeline of the park.

  • A woven slipper laying on a white tray.

    Collections

    Learn about the museum collections in the park.

Last updated: March 11, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 7
Mammoth Cave , KY 42259-0007

Phone:

270 758-2180

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