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Address: 24040 Cosmos Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-7414
Phone Number: +1 605-343-9802
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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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Fun place! The tour guide went out of his way to include everyone, especially the kiddos! It kind of messes with your head and at times we all felt a little dizzy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
rjkholland
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Saint Michael, Minnesota
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Lewis, Iowa
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took our grandson and his friend to the Black Hills, as we were driving by we saw the Cosmos. So we stopped in to see what was there. Unbelievable tricks the boys could perform. Many areas to try out new things. A guide goes along with your group and showed the boys what they could do. The guides made sure... More 

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Thank LaNiece S
Seattle
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place was worth visiting , it was strange and fun at the same time. My kids are 8 and 11 and they both had a great time. At first, it seems just like a regular tourist spot that will rob you of your money but as you do the tour, it is worth it. Skip the " digging for... More 

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Thank L0vet0travelbb
Mankato, Minnesota
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Cosmos as a kid and brought my 3 daughters (13,10,8) and exchange student (15). I didn't tell them any thing other than it was scientific. Everyone had a blast and the guide did a great job of involving the group.

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Thank KatoEater
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was very entertaining and I'm glad we went. I, however, got the same feeling as when I get motion sickness. My brain had a hard time comprehending the bend in gravity. A very unique place, unlike anything I've ever seen before, so I'm glad I went. Kids will love it.

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Thank Jeanine M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been here many times and love it every time. I stayed out with the dogs this visit on 8/21/16. So, my husband and kids went in. My husband stated he was getting dizzy because he kept feeling this pull and it was so weird. I laughed. It is one of the coolest places to visit. You must go... More 

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Thank Jill B
Burley, Idaho, United States
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95 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a very interesting place. It leaves you wondering on how physics can work and yet seems to be missing here.

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Thank Tom T
Saint Michael, Minnesota
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun place! The tour guide went out of his way to include everyone, especially the kiddos! It kind of messes with your head and at times we all felt a little dizzy.

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Thank rjkholland
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bizarre house was a blast! I still believe it is all an optical illusion , however it is just crazy !! I had to move slowly as it made me pretty dizzy. Definitely worth the stop with our two teens!!

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Thank glorybe2013
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun and very mysterious. It will have you off balance so make sure that can handle the effects of a gravity defying spot in the woods.

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Thank rob k
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is amazing and freaky, It is very interesting to see, how nature is . My whole family is amazed and thrilled, we were talking about it for hours, how it can be, The price for admission is $11 per person, seems little steep and high, but if you never experienced , how gravity can be different in particular... More 

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