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Address: At I-40 and Exit 233, Flagstaff, AZ 86047
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+1 928 289 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 cool

This was a very cool site visit. It had a very nice visitor center. I would definitely recommend the video. They give a AAA discount. They also will let your dogs stay in a cage... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Julie D
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Tucson, Arizona
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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have seen pictures of Meteor Crater since I was a kid, but they didn't prepare me for the vastness of the crater in person - it was a thrill. This is a privately run attraction. The admission price for seniors is $16, and includes a brief movie that gives some explanation and history. We didn't spend much time (e.g.... More 

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Brossard, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A total lost of time an money, you will see a lot more on the net, while Grand Canyon is so tall,nice and big, if i knew, i woudl not go there.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a very cool site visit. It had a very nice visitor center. I would definitely recommend the video. They give a AAA discount. They also will let your dogs stay in a cage inside while you tour. They had a subway inside if you were hungry.

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Heber, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An interesting stop along the way to Vegas… We're spending a few minutes there! Has been a few years but definitely remember thinking I would like to go back… Kids would really enjoy

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Wooster, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While this was an interesting stop, I was glad we had a discounted price. The regular admission seems a bit steep.

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Sisters, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The history of discovery is fascinating! The movie is informative depicting the impact and how the big hole was formed! Displays are great and you even get to touch a meteorite fragment! It is a partial piece but substantial in weight because of it's metal properties! I am so happy we made it and I will be telling all my... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, go here. You will not regret it. It's wonderful. Educational and interesting. Highly recommend.

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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great displays, nice movie and amazing site for all. It's impressive to see. All members of the family enjoyed the shortstop trip from Falstaff

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Meteor Crater is 5 miles off highway 40, between Winslow and Flagstaff. You can tune your radio to AM 1610 for information, very cool! Admission is $18 with discounts for military, veterans and seniors. There is a short film, followed by either a 1 hr. guided tour or self-exploration of the crater rim. It was windy and chilly, so we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool pice of both science and history. Our tour guide, sadly I forgot her name have us so much information on not only the history of the crater throughout the years, but the geology which was awesome to learn about. Overall cool stuff and a fair price. Wish there was more than a subway though.

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