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Odessa Meteor Crater and Museum

Meteor Crater Rd, 9 miles southwest of Odessa, Midland, TX
+1 915-381-0946
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It's a stop along the way

The museum was closed in the morning when we were there. Most of the creator has filled in with... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Kevin P
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Salina, Kansas
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Not a fan

I took my kids and family that was visiting from out of town, the kids were really looking forward... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Vanessa M
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Midland, Texas
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Meteor Crater Rd, 9 miles southwest of Odessa, Midland, TX
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The museum was closed in the morning when we were there. Most of the creator has filled in with dirt and silt over time. One needs to be careful of rattlesnakes when exploring the area. Plaques provide an interesting concept of impact and history. It...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

I took my kids and family that was visiting from out of town, the kids were really looking forward to it when I mentioned where we were going. When we arrived they hated it as some were too young to read and all were too...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I stopped on a cross country drive and went on a weekday morning. It was only me, the dog and a couple from Texas there that morning. The whole visit took about 40 minutes, including the drive to and from the expressway with a leisurely...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

First off, read! There were other people walking around asking questions and making comments....and if they would just read, they would understand. This place is neat, and informative. It's a cool chunk of history, and a real quick thing to do, it's convenient.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Where else can you see the world's sixth largest meteor crater? Be aware that the depression is only about 6 feet deep now due to erosion, and past explorations have torn up the landscape a little bit. However, the trail and signage is quite informative....More

1  Thank crusadercc
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had no idea this meteor hit was even here until the locals were telling us about it. They should have better advertising. We visited on a Monday and the Museum is closed that day, although we could walk around the area. Couldn't get to...More

Thank MontanaBorn47
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We easily found this location, which is not far off the highway. However, if you're expecting really noticeable (as far as a crater), you may be disappointed. The actual crater is very overgrown with various plants/cactus and you'll have to look hard to see the...More

1  Thank kendas2017
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Okay, so it's not the massive "Meteor Crater" near Winsow Arizona. However this is a great local place to take your kids so they can learn about meteors and meteor crater formation. It's only about 10' deep now, but at one time it was about...More

1  Thank Oland W
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

2 thumbs up go see history here it's a very enjoyable place and staff is friendly and willing meet our needs..

Thank Dwan M
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

They have a small museum,which is free entrance, as i said small but very informative after leaving the place you will have the need to look for more craters around the country. The crater itself is kind of loosing due too natural facts as, dirt,...More

Thank NikieSare
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Jaime V
9 January 2017|
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Response from Pamela H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, the center is open from 1 to 5 on Sundays. However, Google Odessa meteor crater and it should give you the phone number for The Visitor Center to verify.
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