Caves and Mines in NASHVILLE with kids

Who said family fun had to be ABOVE ground! If you are looking for pretty awesome things to do with kids in Nashville, Tennessee, then let’s dig deep…literally!

Underground adventures are so much fun with children. It’s an experience that will introduce them to some of the most incredible wonders on earth, and formations they have never seen before.

Some underground experiences are perfect for family members of all ages and ability, but some require more active families as there are often steps involved.  Whatever you choose in The Volunteer State you will experience something magical.

Underground experiences require you to join a tour, which is perfect for kids to learn all the fun facts about what they are seeing as they make their through the earth.  Sounds super fun!

Why have an above ground adventure in Nashville…when you can go UNDERGROUND! An exciting family day out for all!

Showing results 1 - 35 of 47

Filter by: Caves and Mines
Show all
  • Lost River Cave

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (57 miles) Bowling Green

    Kentucky's ONLY Underground Boat Tour and the enchanting Butterfly Habitat await you at Lost River Cave -an amazing natural wonder!

  • Diamond Caverns

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (77 miles) Park City

    Kentuckys finest cave since 1859 featuring thousands of naturally colorful formations throughout. Professionally guided tours daily. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things ...

  • Mammoth Cave National Park

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (80 miles) Mammoth Cave

    An underground experience with this cave system - the longest known in the world! With cave tours, camping, trails, horseback riding, and cycling...and amazing National Park in Kentucky.

  • Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (85 miles) Horse Cave

    Two floors of exhibits in the museum, and amazing fun for active kids exploring one of Kentucky's largest cave system!

  • Check out other fun things to do below...

  • Wave Country

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (5 miles) Nashville

    A great family friendly water park in Nashville, with one of the area's only wave-action swimming pools!

  • Nashville Shores

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (10 miles) Hermitage

    Water park with loads of slides, wave pool, lazy river and water tree house plus interactive water playground. For over 7s the Treetop Adventure Park features over 100 challenges up in the trees, ...

  • Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (62 miles) Hopkinsville

    Featuring impressive solo and passenger tube slide rides and a large interactive water playground.

  • Beech Bend Park

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (62 miles) Bowling Green

    Amusements and rides for big kids and small, plus waterpark with slides, lazy river, wave pool and interactive wet play.

  • Nashville Zoo

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (6 miles) Nashville

    Add some exotic to your everyday with Nashville Zoo. Go on an African safari, see the many animals of the rainforest, and explore our 66,000-square-foot Jungle Gym. One of the many fun family places ...

  • Lucky Ladd Farms

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (30 miles) Eagleville

    An animal-tastic family fun day at Tennessee's largest petting farm!

  • Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (80 miles) Cave City

    You don't have to travel to Africa, India, or a big city zoo to see some of the rarest animals on the face of the earth. Since 1969 the MAMMOTH CAVE WILDLIFE MUSEUM has featured some of the greatest ...

  • Kentucky Down Under

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (85 miles) Horse Cave

    Have you ever met a kangaroo? Ever played a didgeridoo? Ever fed a lorikeet? You could travel 9,500 miles to Australia to do these things, or just come see us at Kentucky Down Under.

  • BounceU Nashville

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (5 miles) Nashville

    Fun open bouncing at this inflatable filled indoor play center in Nashville. Great for birthday parties too!

  • Hoppity Hop Inflatable Play Centre

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (13 miles) Hendersonville

    A family owned indoor inflatable play centre in Tennessee providing fun filled family time and exciting parties! Wide range of inflatables for all ages that continually change so visits never get ...

  • The Monkey's Treehouse

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (14 miles) Brentwood

    The ultimate playground for kids up to 8 years, with casual play, toddler areas and birthday parties!

  • Glow Galaxay

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (14 miles) Franklin

    Glow Galaxy specializes in providing memorable birthday parties that are unlike any other. At Glow Galaxy we take care of the little details so that you can relax and enjoy your child's party.

  • Kids N Play

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (40 miles) Clarksville

    The wide array of activities accommodate children 0 to 12 years old, with role play town, adventure climbing structure, ball cannon arena, hand powered kart track and redemption games.

  • Hillbilly Hound Fun Park

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (79 miles) Cave City

    Larger than life Hound Dogs await you and challenge you to a fun game of golf and to "Beat the Outhouse" ! ! ! ! High speed go-karts, sharp turns and the "HILL" challenges your driving skills while ...

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (1 miles) Nashville

    Parents get back to your roots, and introduce kids to a whole new genre of music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Let the memories come back to life with this scrapbook of country music's history!

  • Customs House Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (41 miles) Clarksville

    Over 35,000 square feet of hands-on activities, exhibitions and special events surrounding art, science and history.

  • Museum Columbia Childrens Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (41 miles) Columbia

    Everything here is designed to be interacted with or handled so parents can relax; most exhibits come with relevant period or topic dressing up resources, plus hands on activities and learning games, ...

  • The Kentucky Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (60 miles) Bowling Green

    An insight into the South Central Kentucky history and culture, with exhibits, artifacts, and displays that educate and inform all who visit! An experience for the whole family surrounding you in ...

  • Historic RailPark & Train Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (61 miles) Bowling Green

    Active a model railroad;experience the hobo life; learn about the Conductor, Cook and Engineer's experience on the train; hear the story of the Great Locomotive Chase; watch movies in the theater and ...

  • National Corvette Museum

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (62 miles) Bowling Green

    Okay Corvette enthusiasts, it\'s time to rev up your engines and pack up the \'Vette for a road trip to Bowling Green, Kentucky ... Home of the National Corvette Museum (NCM). True \'Vette lovers ...

  • Dinosaur World

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (80 miles) Cave City

    Over 150 life sized dinosaurs await the kids in Kentucky, with fossil digs, a mammoth garden, and dino gem excavations!

  • Warner Parks Nature Center

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (10 miles) Nashville

    The Warner Park Nature Center is an environmental education and recreation facility of the Nashville Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, Bill Purcell, Mayor. The Nature Center is a place ...

  • Wilderness Station

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (27 miles) Murfreesboro

    Explore this fun outdoor education and recreation facility, with back country hiking, campfire programs and educational activities! Tennessee nature is calling!

  • Laserquest Nashville

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Nashville

    Laser Quest combines the classic games of tag and hide & seek with a high-tech twist. Donning the most sophisticated laser tag equipment available, the game is played in a large, multi-level arena ...

  • Indoor Aquatic Center

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (45 miles) Calarksville

    Standard swimming facilities in a new dome covered building, but they do offer great family and child oriented swimming classes for every stage of development from 6 months upwards to develop, ...

  • Adventure Science Center

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (1 miles) Nashville

    It is a pillar of imagination. It is a journey through science. It is smart, creative, athletic, musically gifted, and has an enormous heart. And It possibly has the best view in Nashville. It is ...

  • Belle Meade Plantation

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (6 miles) Nashville

    History is ready to be explored at this 30 acre historic mansion built in 1853. A trained and costumed guide will lead your tour through these amazing grounds!

  • Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (10 miles) Nashville

    Walk through the life of president Andrew Jackson, with tours of his home, explore a vintage farm, and delve into history in this historical Tennessee attraction!

  • Discovery Center At Murfree Springs

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (32 miles) Murfreesboro

    Welcome! Located in downtown Murfreesboro, TN, the Discovery Center is a hands-on museum for children & adults of all ages!

  • Fort Donelson National Battlefield

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (64 miles) Dover

    A historic look at where the Union victory occurred in 1862. Civil war history right at your feet, at this fascinating Tennessee national battlefield!

  • IMAX Nashville

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    (6 miles) Nashville

    There are many standard screens here but also a full size Imax screen which always impresses the smalls. Options include decriptive video and captioned.