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Meteor Crater

At I-40 and Exit 233, Flagstaff, AZ 86047
+1 928-289-2362
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Windy, very windy place!

My daughter and son wanted to see this. We went and it was $18 a person. Some people say its just... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joyce M
Very windy indeed

It is worth the trip but bear in mind the cost was $18 pp for looking at a big hole. Having said... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mike p
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“big hole” (123 reviews)
“gift shop” (262 reviews)
“guided tour” (222 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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At I-40 and Exit 233, Flagstaff, AZ 86047
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+1 928-289-2362
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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter and son wanted to see this. We went and it was $18 a person. Some people say its just a big hole in the ground, but when you think of the meteor that created this whole, the astronauts that train here, it's pretty...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is worth the trip but bear in mind the cost was $18 pp for looking at a big hole. Having said that it is well done and well presented. Amazing that the hole itself is one mile across and my word it is windy!!!!

Thank mike p
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had read many of the negative reviews before making my decision to visit and I couldn't get over the pettiness of the comments. Dogs not allowed. Cost of $18.00. To much to look at a hole. On and on, unbelievable. During my visit the...More

2  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is definitely worth the trip. The attraction is very impressive and the guides are very knowledgeable. The guided tour is very informative, and the gift shop is nice. The museum has a lot of interactive exhibits for kids.

Thank azrahelm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was fun to visit. Winds are gusty, so hold on to your hats and young ones. Educational and neat to look at.

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were on our way to Winslow, AZ to "Stand on the corner" when we saw the signs for the creator and decided to catch it on the way back. It is a bit pricey, $18 adult $16 senior, I asked about a Vet discount...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This attraction is about 40 miles east of Flagstaff AZ and well worth the drive. Expect windy conditions. This site is on a very high desert plateau, there is nothing to block the wind. The site is private attraction, well worth seeing, take a jacket

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting displays and explanation of the event which created this crater.... Lots of updates since I was there a number of years ago... It's definitely worth the stop...nice walk outside to view crater...

Thank roadtramp56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It cost $18 a person so we did not even go inside but there were lists of cars parked ther so it might be interesting

Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an eye opening stop - a lot of history that is informative and not boring. Easy to get to and be sure to climb up the stairs to the observation platform to get the full impact of the size of the crater.

Thank HandM2014
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Lyka S
24 June 2017|
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Response from barbiewalker72 | Reviewed this property |
you probably could but you might not get to see everything- we were there about 2 hours
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Trish T
16 June 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
22 April 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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