The Cosmos Mystery Area has sustained damage from the storm. Cosmos Road is blocked by multiple downed trees, and we are without power.  We are currently closed as of May 22nd, and do not have a projection when we will be able to reopen.  We will post status and updates as soon as we know. 

Here are our hours through Memorial Day.  Come see us!

May 13 - 17 (M - F) Tours on the hour, first tour at 10:00 AM and last tour at 4:00 PM.

May 18 and 19 (S & S) Tours every 30 minutes, first tour at 10:00 AM and last tour at 4:30 PM.

May 20 - 24 (M - F) Tours on the hour, first tour at 10:00 AM and last tour at 4:00 PM.

May 25 and 26 (Memorial Day Weekend) Frequent tours, first tour at 8:00 AM and last tour at 7:30 PM.

May 27 (Memorial Day) Frequent tours, first tour at 9:00 AM and last tour at 5:30 PM.


Cosmos Mystery Area is looking to hire some energetic, fun-loving Tour Guides for its 2019 season!

Tour Guides must be enthusiastic, engaging, and comfortable speaking in front of groups of 20-25 people, in addition to being physically able to lead tours through our hillside attraction. Other duties may involve working in our gift shop, at our ice cream stand, or at our Geode Mine.

Open from April 12th through October 31st, we are in need of several individuals who are available to start immediately upon opening for the season.

Weekday availability strongly desired! This position offers approximately 32 work hours/week, though final number is negotiable, up to 40.

Interested candidates as young as 14 years old may apply. However, the duties and number of hours offered each week may differ from the above for children under age 16.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Compensation: $10.00 /hour

Open Positions as of 4/9/2019

  • Tour Guide - 0 needed
  • Gift Shop - 0 needed
  • Geode Mine Attendant - 0 needed

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Cosmos Mystery Area

24040 Cosmos Road
Rapid City, SD 57702

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