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Address: At I-40 and exit 233, Winslow, AZ 86047
Phone Number: 928 289 2362
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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50,000 years ago a huge nickel meteorite hit the earth forming a crater...

50,000 years ago a huge nickel meteorite hit the earth forming a crater that is 550 feet deep, 2.4 miles in circumference and a very popular tourist stop.

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Very impressive attraction. The crater is amazing. Lots of interactive exhibits inside and an informative film too. It cost $16 and was worth every cent. There is a large gift... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cariadda
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Dublin, Ireland
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Ozark, Missouri, United States
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing! What a cool place to stop and see - much more than I had expected. The view from the top is just fantastic!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a view. The size of the crater is hard to imagine. The base of the crater can hold 20 football fields and the depth is that of the empire state building.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressive attraction. The crater is amazing. Lots of interactive exhibits inside and an informative film too. It cost $16 and was worth every cent. There is a large gift shop and Subway on site. So glad we visited.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is worth a stop, although admission price, we felt, was too high. The guided tour was great, but a lot of repeated info after watching the movie. The tour is one hour, and about one mile. It might be a bit strenuous for people who have trouble walking.

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Seal Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting attraction, but has become way over commercialized. Admission costs $18, not worth the price. At one time you could hike along the rim of the crater. Now you can only take a guided tour along a very limited portion of the crater, or look down into it at two observation decks outside the museum. Although... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a very interesting stop. It is a private concession, not part of the National Park system. It is a well developed and maintained exhibit of a meteor crater from 50,000 years ago. It is accessible to people of all ages and abilities. There is a movie giving historical background and docents at the Crater to provide information and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought this was well worth the detour. They have info and displays regarding meteors that are helpful. Didn't take the tour as it takes an hour but plenty did. Couldn't think of a better place for a meteor to land! Btw it's v windy.

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Victoria BC Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well done movie and museum. Good viewing platform. Fee to enter is high. I saw people leave. Ask for senior rate if applicable and get $2 discount card at info center.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Niece and I are heading to San Diego and decided to see this Fifty Thousand Year Old Exhibit. Two things are certain here. One there's a big hole in the ground here. 2 The Price of viewing this site was dirt cheap (no pun intended). I presented my VA Health Card, and we both got in for $18. The Staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with friends while out in Sedona. We've flown over it many times and have wanted to visit. Very interesting and fun for a side trip. $18 to get in is a little steep but the had free monocular stations around to see some of the highlights. Overall, well done.

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