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Meteor Crater

At I-40 and Exit 233, Flagstaff, AZ 86047
+1 928-289-2362
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WOW

This really is a spectacular place to visit, we have been before but wanted to see it again, not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
witcheshouse
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Wellington, United Kingdom
via mobile
Must See Hole in the Ground!

Best to go in a cooler time of the year but definitely worth a trip to see the power of a meteor... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Zack M
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Tucson, Arizona
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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” (119 reviews)
“gift shop” (252 reviews)
“guided tour” (207 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 via mobile

This really is a spectacular place to visit, we have been before but wanted to see it again, not disappointed so much information. Good gift shops and clean bathrooms.

Thank witcheshouse
Reviewed yesterday

Best to go in a cooler time of the year but definitely worth a trip to see the power of a meteor. Well run museum and shop. Lot of good science for people of all ages.

Thank Zack M
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to learn about meteorites and their history. I would plan on a one to two hour visit. There is a Subway restaurant there if you would like to enjoy lunch.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jeff made our 30 minute tour very informative. An easy walk out to the crater will amaze you. Walkouts are easy to access and worth visiting. A bit pricey but super cool!

Thank klbjas
Reviewed 3 days ago

Meteor Crater is located on a private ranch, and is privately owned and operated. Concession and visitor center is well run. Guides are available for the tour to the crater. Our guide was very knowledgeable and amusing. Well worth the entry fee into the building....More

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a hole in the ground. They don't let you in the crater and there is not much to see. Little over priced for the experience.

Thank JessnRysmom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ok when I was a kid, we drove all the way to the meteor crater only to turn around after my parents found out how much it cost to get in. When I had a chance to go as an adult and pay for myself,...More

Thank PlanoTexasMember
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Meteor Crater although I thought it was a little pricey for the experience ($18 for adults and $9 for children). I thought that the tour guide on the guided tour (included with admission) did a good job at answering questions...More

Thank Rpmurph50
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have never been to a crater. For the first time I had a great experience. A place for RVs. I hope to come back in the near future.

Thank David E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Meteor Crater is a short drive off of I-40 near Flagstaff, AZ. My wife and I had visited the Grand Canyon and were on our way home and decided to stop at Meteor Crater. The cost was $16.00 for senior adults and might seem a...More

Thank BankguyArkansas
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Lyka S
can we still go there 30 mins before you close?
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
Are wheelchairs available for rental? Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
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
Can anyone hike down into the crater
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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