U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Economic Impact

Travel and tourism provide a significant boost to the Huntsville/Madison County economy, and we are proud to support the local hospitality industry and provide a better quality of life for both our residents and visitors.

Did you also know that Huntsville is home to the #1 and #3 paid attractions in the state of Alabama? We are! The U.S. Space & Rocket Center takes the top spot, with the Huntsville Botanical Garden coming in at #3.

US Space and Rocket Center

2018 Travel & Tourism Economic Impact Report

According to the latest report from the Alabama Tourism Department, travel and tourism to Huntsville/Madison County reached the highest levels ever in 2018, bringing in 3,350,090 visitors and roughly $1.4 billion in economic impact. Additionally, each household in Madison County saves a total of $854 in taxes as a result of travel expenditures, and the industry supports over 17,200 jobs in the area.

For more information and to see past economic impact reports, visit the Alabama Tourism Department's website at http://tourism.alabama.gov/reports/

2018 Economic Impact Report

Events
$5 After 5P at the Huntsville Museum of Art
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Enjoy art, wine, culture and cuisine, every Thursday night when admission...

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Apollo: When We Went to the Moon
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To celebrate the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary, this exhibit will highlight...

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CHRISTMAS CARD LANE
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Christmas Card Lane is an outdoor, life-size card exhibit located in the...

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Connections: Stephen Paul Day | Sibylle Peretti
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Stephen Paul Day creates skillfully executed paintings and sculptures that...

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Historic Worship Places Walking Tour
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Discover over 20 historic places of worship that have a significant impact...

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