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Address: At I-40 and exit 233, Winslow, AZ 86047
Phone Number: +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 interesting but over priced

Wonderful natural exhibit and so much information but was overpriced, 2 adults 36.00. They do have an hour plus movie that runs through out the day as well but it already started... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Billy T
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Newport, North Carolina
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had a lot of fun and learned a lot! The are several decks to look at the crater. You can go up high or go on a guided tour. There are also telescopes for a closer look. The museum was hands on! Also watch out for the cattle.

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Thank Judie P
Clearwater FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is pretty unusual place easy to get to via a winding road off of I-40. Watch for the Cows. The facility is very nice, I thought the entry fee was steep to see a dent in the ground.

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Thank Seashark7
Newport, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful natural exhibit and so much information but was overpriced, 2 adults 36.00. They do have an hour plus movie that runs through out the day as well but it already started when we came through.

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Thank Billy T
Pasadena
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As one views the enormity of the crater and learns a bit about its origin and encounters with mankind, one stands in awe. An hour or so visiting the crater is a good investment.

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Thank CalinCa
Olean, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I drove from NY to AZ and saw the signs for the Meteor Crater and had to stop. It was a nice, quick diversion that allowed me to see something awesome that has always fascinated me. The observation decks are well set up and well maintained. The museum is beautiful and informative. The gift shop was awesome, stocked with lots... More 

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Thank Jeanne W
Olympia, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a two hour visit, three with a guided tour, at an interesting historical site. Some of the info is a bit dated, but overall a worthy visit. We saved the actual crater for last and my wife was stunned by its magnitude. I drove her to Grand Canyon later that day to preserve the spectacle, but overall she... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This site offers a lot of information but charges a high price $16 for seniors and higher for adults. In my opinion,just not worth the 6 mile drive each way and the cost of admission

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Thank larry h
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've wanted to see the meteor crater for as long as I can remember, and it did not disappoint. I read lots of reviews first, and cannot agree it is "just a hole in the ground"! It is worth $18 of anyone's money! We had a rim tour (included in the price) with a Native American guide who brought alive... More 

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Savannah GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome example of an impact crater. Informative short film and guides on site. A bit expensive at $18 per adult. Not sure what cost for kids is. Be careful on the road into the site as free range cattle may be on the roadway.

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd time here and still a great view, you can see the whole crater from the lookout points and man what a great experience. Park fee was not that bad and you can stay as long as you like.

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