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Meteor Crater

At I-40 and Exit 233, Flagstaff, AZ 86047
+1 928-289-2362
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Great Place to Visit

We visited here on a whim! My 17 yr old found it while researching Flagstaff area and thought this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
firedriver294
Nice hole great stop

The movie is well worth a look and do NOT miss the guided tour. Our tour guide was so informative... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mllohrman
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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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“big hole” (120 reviews)
“gift shop” (256 reviews)
“guided tour” (209 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
At I-40 and Exit 233, Flagstaff, AZ 86047
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+1 928-289-2362
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited here on a whim! My 17 yr old found it while researching Flagstaff area and thought this would be a neat place to visit. Before we g=head to the Grand Canyon we thought we'd make a short stop here. Wasn't a short stop...More

Thank firedriver294
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The movie is well worth a look and do NOT miss the guided tour. Our tour guide was so informative and knowledgeable. The gift shop is really good . There is a subway shop here so you will not go hungry. If you are interested...More

Thank mllohrman
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I decided to beat the heat in Phoenix and visit Meteor Crater outside of Winslow. It was interesting to learn about meteors and their travel to earth but it was a little expensive for a 1 1/2 hour visit to see a...More

Thank linda b
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Meteor Crater was a stop we had planned months in advance for our Family Cross Country Adventure. My youngest son was very excited to see this amazing place!! It is not hard to find off I40, and it has some great little signage along the...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend seeing the Meteor Crater. It is an inexpensive, but amazing experience. There is a lot of walking, but for those who can't walk, you can minimize where you go and, yet, still have a fantastic ecperience. There is an elevator inside the building,...More

Thank sherijim3
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love stopping at meteor crater. It's a bit of a drive out of Flagstaff, but well worth it. While viewing the crater, I feel like I've been transported to a different planet. It's eerie and cool at the same time.

Thank AzDEAT
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here on our way back from the Grand Canyon heading towards ABQ. The crater is truly amazing. Expected it to be a five minute stop, but the family enjoyed it so much we stayed over an hour. The movie and museum are very well...More

Thank h0llings
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family member suggested that we stop here and it was well worth it. The pictures of the meteor crater don't show you how huge it is. Twenty football fields can fit at the bottom. Take the guided tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank FLfamil
Reviewed 4 days ago

Extremely interesting stop! We spent over an hour to view the exhibits, read information in gallery, view the movie on the crater and walk out on the observation decks. Included in the entrance fee, we had an excellent tour guide that gave a lot of...More

Thank mkbrock7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the sight. Make sure you watch the short film and take the tour. Very informative and very interesting. Price was reasonable. Also, if taking the tour make sure your hat or sunglasses are secure. Very windy on the top of the ridge. Seems to...More

Thank Karen R
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Lyka S
June 23, 2017|
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Response from ABriteCreation | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.. Definitely call.
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Trish T
June 15, 2017|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any wheelchairs for rental and not to sure about accessibility. The tour can not be done with a wheelchair as it goes out along the rim and is a dirt patch only.
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DiNESH P
April 21, 2017|
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Response from MeteorCrater | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We do not permit our guests to hike down to the bottom of the Crater, primarily for safety reasons. Also, scientific research is being conducted inside the Crater on a year-round basis. There... More
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