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Cosmos Mystery Area

24040 Cosmos Rd., Rapid City, SD 57702
+1 605-343-9802
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Just like I remembered from my childhood vacation with family. I'm so glad I got to share this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Onalaska, Wisconsin
via mobile
Freaky attraction

This attraction is a little odd, but in a good way. There's no easy way to describe it other than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“minute tour” (8 reviews)
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24040 Cosmos Rd., Rapid City, SD 57702
+1 605-343-9802
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just like I remembered from my childhood vacation with family. I'm so glad I got to share this with my kids! They loved it!

Thank kjwego
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attraction is a little odd, but in a good way. There's no easy way to describe it other than it will leave you wondering which way is up. Highly recommended.

Thank nebraskagolfer2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun adventure my husband and I went to and it was really cool. You (I) went into it skeptical and trying to figure out how they "rigged" it but once you go through the shack and feel the weird feelings while in...More

Thank lemingreeley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by two friends. Weren't real sure about it but so happy we did it. It's a short, quick distraction stop in the middle of a week of lots of driving. Kids loved it. Young tour guides are personable and enthusiastic. Had while group laughing....More

Thank Ywggirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its been a week since our trip to the Cosmos Mystery Area and my kids are still talking about it. They are split trying to decide if it is real or a hoax. Either way, it a fun, quick stop that the kids will enjoy....More

Thank JennE1101
Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked this attraction but still not sure what happened. After a briefing with a guide you walk into the woods and up a short hill to 1 of 2 cabins. Everything is at crazy angles and you assume this is what is going to...More

Thank MR_N_21228
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best money we spent on an attraction, but it was ok. Trying to figure out how the demonstrations "work" keeps you thinking. Maybe the forces of nature really are different in this spot? Kids enjoyed the craziness of the cabin. Also did the...More

Thank RandSMillar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosmos has been around forever -- I visited as a kid (and now I'm retired). I was traveling with a friend who really wanted to see it. It is just as strange as always, with every strange phenomenon demonstrated and left unexplained as just strange....More

Thank GingerT73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was much better than I expected. It's very well done, and really doesn't come off as a cheesy side show. Lots of fun, and it all "seems" real. Recommended.

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charles was the best guide! Funny and informative! We will be back. The kids loved the interactive fun.

Thank 1965lynn
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Susan C
March 6, 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
February 5, 2017|
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Response from Anna O | Reviewed this property |
Yes from 10am-6pm i believe
May 31, 2016|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
nope, lots of walking up steps, and bare ground.