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Address: 24040 Cosmos Rd., Rapid City, SD 57702
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+1 605-343-9802
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09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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You'll wonder how it all works at this mysterious attraction where you can...

You'll wonder how it all works at this mysterious attraction where you can stand on the walls and balls roll uphill. The 30-minute tour will amaze and delight adults and children of all ages.

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Kids say WOW & AWESOME!

We were driving the Black Hills with the grandkids & stopped here on a whim. The grandkids found it fascinating & interesting. The interactions with the guide was "so cool" to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place is awesome! Highly recommended. It will set up your mood for the rest of the day. Our guide was a young guy who shared such a cool info and gave a lot of interesting facts. I still have the funniest pictures and lough very hard looking at them.

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Thank astrasport
Rapid City, South Dakota
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were driving the Black Hills with the grandkids & stopped here on a whim. The grandkids found it fascinating & interesting. The interactions with the guide was "so cool" to the kids. The guide was actually very nice & entertaining. A fun way to end a day of driving through the hills for the kids.

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Thank funface56
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Took my grandson and he was amazed at the gravity of this place. We got to see water run up a ramp and it was amazing.

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Thank Mark B
North Richland Hills, Texas
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very fun - our 10 year old and 6 year old enjoyed Cosmos. They were definitely curious about how these exhibits were working.

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Thank Tomi M
Moberly, Missouri
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We all loved the weirdness of the Cosmo's, it was recommended to us and I highly recommend it. We did feel a little sick afterwards though.

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1 Thank mr3j
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is a must do attraction. It is such an unusual activity and just plain cool. Fun for everyone but I think it'd be difficult if you couldn't walk on your own power. Probably not for anyone under 7.

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Thank Vanessa W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My husband and I and our daughter stopped by a our neighbors recommended the tour. It was from out of this world but, my husband felt sick during the old cabin part. Something here is trans normal or telepathic. We thought it was pretty cool but, felt a little off for a hour or so after

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Evans, Colorado
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107 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place is great for the entire family, it keeps you moving and the kids get the ability to experience the amazement of the cosmos. The kids had fun seeing the oddities and being able to participate in the fun.

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Thank wranglernwss22
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The bf brought me here, saying it was a bunch of optical illusions and nothing more. Once we started climbing up the very steep steps and went into the house, I had to leave. I have an inner ear issue, which plays with my vertigo, so I started getting sick. Almost throwing up sick. There was no warning about this,... More 

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