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Cosmos Mystery Area Admission

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    Visit: Cosmos Mystery Area, 24040 Cosmos Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-7414

    The mystery house located within the Cosmos of the Black Hills was discovered in 1952 by two college students who were looking for the perfect place to build a summer cabin. Here, the laws of logic and physics seem to be turned upside down as you feel a slight unbalance in this crooked old cabin. 

    Admission includes a 30 minute guided, interactive tour where you will be amazed as you see water run uphill, can stand on a wall, and see other incredible optical illusions. The tour consists of various demonstrations that are designed to boggle the mind.  

    Located just minutes from Rapid City and Mount Rushmore, The Cosmos is sure to astonish and amaze the mind.  
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Very entertaining experience. If you get motion sickness you might want to avoid however. Otherwise fun time.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 82shanem
    Reviewed yesterday

    We’ve been to the Cosmos a lot! It’s always a good laugh and a great time. We took my sister in law for her first time and she loved it.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sarah B
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Of course it's not going to blow your hair back like a ride at the Fair, but it's an hour of fun entertainment. Our tour guide, young guy, can't remember his name, was great. He kept the crowd engaged and was fun and entertaining without...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Stevefrench34
    cosmosmysteryarea, Owner at Cosmos Mystery Area, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Thanks for the great review

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My fiancé and I walked out mid-way of the tour and the cashier was nice enough to offer a refund. We declined the refund and explained the attraction just wasn't for us. Overall, staff was nice, but we found this place uninteresting.

    Thank CelinaYLosDinos
    cosmosmysteryarea, Owner at Cosmos Mystery Area, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Interesting. That is not a response we are accustomed to receiving,. What were you looking for, and what could we have done to make your visit better?

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My family and I (wife, 13 & 15 year old boy and girl and my 71 year old mother-in-law) ALL had a very fun and memorable time at Cosmos during our visit to Rapid City! It was filled with laughs and a lot of head-scratching...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank gregsaintm
    cosmosmysteryarea, Owner at Cosmos Mystery Area, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review!

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