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
Beaks and Barks
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Calling all dog lovers and bird-watchers: Beaks and Barks is back at the...

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Burritt on the Mountain's Tuesdays @ 2
Jan 28

Join Burritt staff members each Tuesday afternoon at 2 for a special treat...

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Connections: Stephen Paul Day | Sibylle Peretti
Jan 28

Stephen Paul Day creates skillfully executed paintings and sculptures that...

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Harlem, Hollywood, Broadway: African American Legends
Jan 28

This exhibition features 36 hand-selected silver gelatin and color...

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Live on the Patio
Jan 29

Have a cocktail or mouth-watering burger on the patio when The Brickhouse...

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