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Cosmos Mystery Area

24040 Cosmos Rd, Rapid City, South Dakota 57702 USA

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Open Now
Mon 9a-4:30a
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“Can you solve the mystery?”

Our Cosmos guides will take you on a truly unique adventure that could be the most entertaining and unforgettable experience your family will witness in the Black Hills, and possibly in the entire universe! You may even remember being here as a kid and want to bring your children back to the place you visited as a child.

Yes, this is the same place! Our tour consists of a myriad of demonstrations designed to boggle the mind and show theawesome power of the Cosmos "force". From people changing heights on level platforms towater flowing uphill, to sitting on the wall. The Cosmos is sure to amaze and astonish themind!
Cosmos Mystery Area is a fun filled Black Hills attraction that is close to Rapid City and Mt Rushmore and is great for all ages. Our primary service and most mysterious event is our guided tour given by one of our specially trained tour guides. Specially trained for what you might ask? For fun! The tour is where mystery, science and comedy all collide!

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Reviewed by
BrutusMaximus

  • 6 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
June 17, 2015

It's ok for a one time visit. Swung in during the 2013 Black Hills Rally. Staff is very friendly. We took some funny pictures while there. If you're completely bored, stop by. If a beer sounds more appealing, then definitely save that $9.50 for the bar.

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Reviewed by
jackofstuds

  • 3 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
August 14, 2013

Adults $9.50, children free.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
westcoastgal

  • 7 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
July 2, 2015

My 7 year old absolutely loved this! I thought it was pretty cool myself & definitely an "out of the ordinary" experience. Beware-if you have balance issues, this is NOT for you! My husband has a bit of vertigo and he felt queasy afterwards. If you're not bothered by that and up for something cool you won't forget-check it out!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Kayla.styles

  • 5 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
April 12, 2015

Well worth the stop. I don't know why this only has a 2.8 rating because it is a great place to see.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
dwagner818

  • 18 Reviews
  • 15 Helpful
July 30, 2014

This was really bizarre. I enjoyed it and it will be something I remember. Quite a few demonstrations, some great photos. no videos.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
nastewart2

  • 10 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
October 12, 2016

Fun, quirky stop. Kids really enjoyed it.

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Reviewed by
jgroves80

  • 5 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 1, 2016

Tour only lasts about 30 minutes. My son really enjoyed the visit. It's a good change of pace from all the nature and hiking.

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Reviewed by
Donna

  • 11 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
February 11, 2016

I think that this place is worth going to once just to experience it. I went a couple of times and then started to figure things out so that took the fun out of it. Kids LOVE it!

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Reviewed by
Hapiphant

  • 5 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 16, 2015

This place was a blast. My family had a great time and we are all glad that we stopped at Cosmos. The tour guide was great with the kids and had an awesome sense of humor. Also, we paid a few dollars extra and the kids got to dig up and crack open their own geodes. Would definitely go back.

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Reviewed by
MarcyKing

  • 14 Reviews
  • 5 Helpful
August 4, 2015

Bizarre experience. Lots of laughs and things that make you go hmmm. Kids wanted to go back again. Balance issues, motion sickness, or the like then don't go. Gift shop available.

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Cosmos Mystery Area

24040 Cosmos Rd
Rapid City, South Dakota
57702 USA

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Open now until 4:30 am
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 4:30 am

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  • Public Restrooms
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