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Describes how crater was formed

Small museum explaining how and when the crater was formed, why asteroid strikes occur on Earth... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2019
Simon C
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Munich, Germany
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Nice museum with real moonrock.

This museum tells the story of the Riesling crater and other meteorite impactcraters. Highlight for... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
boshuyer
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Almere, The Netherlands
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The museum is very interesting. However, without a tour, trying to follow the English version of the handout was not very user friendly. We did not see any of the exhibits with English descriptions on them and the handout was incomplete with all of the exhibits. Also a guide
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Small museum explaining how and when the crater was formed, why asteroid strikes occur on Earth, and it's effect on the geology of the area. There are lots of rock samples. All printed information is in German only, though the main video was played in English while I was there
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The museum has, at its core, an interesting story to tell. It does this in German only and at a rather academic level. There is a lot of focus on geology - in part understandable. The special exhibition on 50 years since Apollo 11 was very small and a little disappointing.
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This museum has great potential, but unfortunately nothing is in English. and it wasn't until after I completed my visit that I discovered museum guide that was printed in English. this is probably the most comprehensive museum about a geology feature I've ever seen, but
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This museum tells the story of the Riesling crater and other meteorite impactcraters. Highlight for me was the Apollo 16 moonrock.
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