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Space & Rocket Center top paid AL tourist destination

The US Space & Rocket Center claimed the title as the state's top tourist destination Thursday. The US Space & Rocket Center claimed the title as the state's top tourist destination Thursday.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

The US Space & Rocket Center claimed the title as the state's top tourist destination Thursday.

New numbers released Thursday show 580,000 people visited the Space & Rocket Center last year, making it the most visited of any of Alabama's paid tourist destinations.

Executive Director Deborah Barnhart said it's the only science center that is a number-one tourist attraction in its state.

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