CLOSED FOR TOURS 17 OCTOBER - 18 OCTOBER DUE TO SNOW

STARTING OCTOBER 5 WE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY-THURSDAY AND OPEN FRIDAY-SUNDAY FOR THE REMAINDER OF OUR SEASON.

Weekdays, the first tour leaves at 10:00am and the last tour leaves at approximately 4:00pm. For weekdays, tours leave every hour on the hour. On weekends, tours start at 9:30 and leave on the hour and half hour with the last tour at approximately 4:20pm.

Additional cleaning measures are in place and we encourage social distancing and masks as appropriate.  

We recommend reservations be made in advance to minimize customer wait times, reservations cannot be made the same day for tours. 

Come by and see our new Gem Mine attraction!

Hours & Location

The Cosmos Mystery Area can get very busy during the summer. We strongly suggest that you purchase tickets online in advance to ensure you get a spot on one of our tours. Click to download our brochure.

Our 2020 Season

How to Find Us

24040 Cosmos Road | Rapid City, SD 57702

We are located 20 minutes from Rapid City, 7 minutes from Keystone and 10 minutes from Mt Rushmore

Driving Directions

From Rapid City

Head south on US-16
Drive Aproximatly 17 miles
Turn left onto Cosmos Rd
We will be on your left

From Keystone

Turn right onto US-16A E
Take the ramp onto US-16 E
Turn right onto Cosmos Rd
We will be on your left

From Mt Rushmore

Take SD-244 E to US-16A E
Turn right onto Cosmos Rd
We will be on your left

Cosmos Mystery Area

24040 Cosmos Road
Rapid City, SD 57702
605-343-9802

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