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Cosmos Mystery Area

24040 Cosmos Rd., Rapid City, SD 57702
+1 605-343-9802
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Fun and open off season

We didn't pick the date for our vacation, and so we ended up passing through Rapid City off season... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Strange and amusing

Balls roll uphill! Toucan feel the earth's forces doing battle with your common sense as to how the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrea S
Rapid City, South Dakota
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24040 Cosmos Rd., Rapid City, SD 57702
+1 605-343-9802
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't pick the date for our vacation, and so we ended up passing through Rapid City off season. Almost everything is closed, but Cosmos was open. It was a touch expensive, but if you can end up in a smaller group it is worth...More

Thank Waukesha_Bob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Balls roll uphill! Toucan feel the earth's forces doing battle with your common sense as to how the phenomenon of the Cosmo's has come to be! Be brave...

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on a rainy day while visiting the Black Hills. I was a little skeptical at first but it is really cool. I still haven't figured out how it all works. The only thing is, I think it is a little costly for the...More

Thank mandmboys
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I want to start off by saying I am extremely skeptical. So going into the tour I wasnt sure if I was keen to spent 11$ per person to be "tricked". After the tour I am going to say it was definitely worth it! Its...More

1  Thank emwilz
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I love visiting The Cosmos! My favorite of all Black Hills attractions. Unique, once in a lifetime place to visit.

Thank SLM74
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great activity. Staff were super nice and made it a fun tour. One of the few places that were open in the off season. So glad we had the chance to go.

Thank S B
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My nine yr old daughter hasn't stopped talking about this place and we left 3 hrs ago!! I don't know how they "did it" but it's def wacky!! Fun!! And something to write home about! Thinking it's all an optical illusion????? But I do know...More

1  Thank Mtntopmama
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Cosmos because our youngest (preteen) read about it and really wanted to check it out. We drove up in the cold, snowy weather and hoped they'd be open for tours. The lady in the store where you buy tickets was super nice, helpful,...More

Thank NicknRachel S
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

My family along with another family that we are friends went here and it was such fun!!! The kids loved it, and it's educational too! :)

Thank the4bruces
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is mostly fun for the younger crowd, 12 and under. Different things to do instead of sightsee. Not a very long activity, maybe 2 hours at most.

Thank jcampfazio
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Susan C
What is the hours of operation and the entrance fee We are visiting in March 7
7 March 2017|
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Response from Fontamama | Reviewed this property |
They don't open until April according to their website - since they are an outdoor event and in the Black Hills that makes a lot of sense! Yes there is a charge to get in..... 2017 PRICING $11 for those 12 years and older $6... More
Sheila H
Is it open on labor day sept. 4th 2014..what are the hours
6 February 2017|
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Response from Anna O | Reviewed this property |
Yes from 10am-6pm i believe
Is it handicap accessible?
31 May 2016|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
nope, lots of walking up steps, and bare ground.