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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

2019 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 2019, bringing in 3.7 million visitors and roughly $1.6 billion in economic impact. Additionally, each household in Madison County saves a total of $925 in taxes as a result of travel expenditures, and the industry supports over 18,970 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/

 

Events
Art Deco Glass from the David Huchthausen Collection
Jul 12

Characterized by smooth lines, geometric shapes, and bright colors, the Art...

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Backyard Jams Free Sunday Concert Series
Jul 12

Bring your appetite and your instruments for a free concert in Downtown...

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Botanical Garden Virtual Tour
Jul 12

The Garden is open with limited capacity and a new Golden Hour on Wednesday...

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Create at Home
Jul 12

The Huntsville Museum of Art has created a unique opportunity to hone your...

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Digital History Tours
Jul 12

Choose from several virtual tours including Downtown Huntsville and...

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