Slide CRATER GAZIN' Enjoy the view from one of several breathtaking outdoor observation points. Find out what hidden gems await at Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum! SPACED OUT! Learn about our 60 year history with NASA and how the Apollo 11 astronauts trained at Meteor Crater to prepare for the 1969 mission to the moon. DISCOVER & LEARN See dozens of exhibits and learn how we can protect Earth from future impacts. Our Visitor’s Center is one of the most popular attractions in Northern Arizona. HIKE THE RIM! Take a guided rim tour from one of our expert guides and learn the history of the impact site, how the earth changed, and its founding by Daniel M. Barringer. LEARN MORE meteor background Sky Overlay astronaut hanging out AND SPACE ENTHUSIASTS WELCOME ADVENTURERS EXPLORE rock bottom

Slide GUIDED RIM TOURS METEOR CRATER Meteor Crater Tour Poster COLLISION! 4D IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE Collision Poster SPACE MUSEUM & DISCOVERY CENTER Discovery Center Poster GIFT & MINERAL SHOP SWAG, JEWELRY, TOYS & MORE! Gift Shop Poster ATTRACTIONS FEATURED DISCOVER MORE

Slide METEOR, RIGHT? Learn the difference between meteors, meteorites, and asteroids and see impact sites from around the world in our Discovery Center & Space Museum. GET HANDS ON The Holsinger Meteorite, weighing 1,406 lbs., is the largest ever found at Meteor Crater. Come see and feel the surface of this incredible piece of history! THAT'S A
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Traveling at speeds of over 26,000 mph, this 150 foot wide meteorite weighed 300,000 tons and formed the 550 foot deep, mile wide impact crater.
FIFTY THOUSAND YEARS AGO A GIANT FIREBALL STREAKED ACROSS THE NORTH AMERICAN SKY. It struck the Earth in northern Arizona, exploding with a force 150 times greater than the atomic bomb! THE METEORITE LEARN MORE Animated Meteor Crater

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The Meteorite

FIFTY THOUSAND YEARS AGO A GIANT FIREBALL STREAKED ACROSS THE NORTH AMERICAN SKY.

It struck the Earth in northern Arizona, exploding with a force 150 times greater than the atomic bomb!