The Meteor Crater

A True Wonder of the World Over 50,000 years ago space and earth came together when a huge iron-nickel meteorite, approximately 150 feet wide and weighing several hundred thousand tons, impacted an area outside of Flagstaff, Arizona, with a force 150 times greater than an atomic bomb. The result of this impact was devastation for…

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Guided Rim Tours

Walk on the Edge with the Experts Learn about the history and Impact Science behind this incredible natural landmark. Listen and learn while The Meteor Crater Tour Guides retell the 50,000 year-old stories and geologic impact created from this rare event.You’ll see how the south crater wall is noticeably uplifted, showing how sandstone and limestone…

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4D Theater

The STS Barringer Wants YOU! You are invited to be part of an important flight mission to save Earth inside our new 4D Experience Room featuring the movie, COLLISION!To come aboard, you’ll first pass through our top-secret biometric hand scanner for clearance and then get settled into your seats for a memorable mission. An Exciting…

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Lookout Points

Discovery Center Observation Deck Four Lookout Points feature spectacular views of Meteor Crater and the breathtaking desert landscape. You can enjoy these outdoor areas or take in an incredible view of the Crater from inside the air-conditioned comfort of the Discovery Center.Observation DeckThe first observation area is immediately behind the Discovery Center. There are benches…

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Impact! The Mystery of Meteor Crater

Feature Film: IMPACT! The Mystery of Meteor Crater Enjoy learning about the incredible history of the best-preserved meteorite impact site in the world! Our 80 seat, widescreen theater gives you a chance to relax in comfort and be entertained while our short movie gives you history on this spectacular event.‘IMPACT: THE MYSTERY OF METEOR CRATER’…

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Discovery Center & Space Museum

Get Hands-On At the Discovery Center Visitors can choose to experience and explore the Crater in an air-conditioned indoor viewing area, outside on one of the observation decks, on our self-guided trails, or take a tour along the rim where you can learn about all the details from one of our experienced tour guides. The…

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Gift & Mineral Shop

Commemorate Your Trip to the Crater A trip to Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum wouldn’t be complete without spending some time at our Souvenir Gift & Mineral Shop. Enjoy roaming through our expansive array of cool SWAG, gifts, and keepsakes for all things Meteor Crater, Space, Northern Arizona, and Route 66. We’ve got all…

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Apollo 11 Space Capsule

Photos courtesy of NASA. NASA Astronaut Training Meteor Crater has deep ties to NASA and its long history of space exploration. In the 1960s, NASA astronauts preparing for the first moon landing worked and explored the crater’s unique and rugged terrain to help them train for what they could expect in space. The Meteor Crater…

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RV Park

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