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  • Cosmosphere’s Great Traveler Reviews Earn it a Place Among the Top 10% of Attractions Worldwide

    Cosmosphere’s Great Traveler Reviews Earn it a Place Among the Top 10% of Attractions Worldwide

    September 13, 2021

    Cosmosphere today announced it won a Tripadvisor 2021 Travelers’ Choice Award for being in the top 10% of attractions worldwide. This achievement celebrates attractions that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews and outstanding ratings on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Cosmosphere stood out by continuously delighting visitors with exceptional experiences.

    “We are honored to be a Tripadvisor top 10% attraction worldwide,” said Jim Remar, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Cosmosphere. “The designation is a direct reflection of our excellent staff, customer service and programming. While the past year has been a challenge, our staff rose to meet that challenge and continued to provide a quality experience to our visitors.”

    “Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Awards,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “I know the past year has been extremely challenging for tourism businesses. What has impressed me is how businesses adapted to these challenges, implementing new cleanliness measures, adding social distancing guidelines, and utilizing technology to prioritize guest safety.

    “The Travelers’ Choice Awards highlight the places that are consistently excellent, delivering quality experiences time and time again even while navigating changing customer expectations and new ways of working. Based on a full year of reviews from customers, this award speaks to the great service and experience Cosmosphere provided guests in the midst of a pandemic.”

    To see traveler reviews of the Cosmosphere, visit the Cosmosphere page on tripadvisor.com.

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    The Cosmosphere International SciEd Center & Space Museum is located at 1100 North Plum in Hutchinson, KS. Its collection includes U.S. space artifacts second only to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, and the largest collection of Russian space artifacts outside of Moscow. This unique collection allows the Cosmosphere to tell the story of the Space Race better than any museum in the world while offering fully immersive education experiences that meet the Next Generation Science Standards. The Cosmosphere also features the Carey Digital Dome Theater offering documentary showings daily; a digital Planetarium and Dr. Goddard’s Lab, where visitors experience live science demonstrations.

    Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel platform, helps hundreds of millions of travelers each month make every trip their best trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to browse more than 878 million reviews and opinions of 8.8 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Whether planning or on a trip, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at great restaurants. Tripadvisor is available in 49 markets and 28 languages.

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  • OPEN 9 AM–3 PM CHRISTMAS EVE

    Date: Friday, December 24, 2021 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    We will be open from 9 am–3 pm on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24. We will be closed on Christmas Day. 

  • Closed Christmas Day

    Date: Saturday, December 25, 2021 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    We will be closed Saturday, December 25 for Christmas. We will be open normal business hours tomorrow.
     

  • Coffee at the Cosmo: The Mysteries and Marvels of Black Holes

    Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Location:Banquet Room

    Welcome back to in-person Coffee at the Cosmo at the Cosmosphere!

    This informative community gathering over coffee features guest speakers offering insight into STEM and space topics. Coffee at the Cosmo is offered quarterly and is free of charge. It can also be enjoyed via Facebook Live from anywhere!

    January’s Coffee at the Cosmo will feature a presentation on "The Mysteries and Marvels of Black Holes." Participants will hear from experts with the James Webb Space Telescope mission about recent research on black holes and questions scientists hope the James Webb Space Telescope mission can help answer.

    Learn more about the James Webb Space Telescope here. 

    *Coffee topics are subject to change.

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