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The Crater

Check out Meteor Crater Visitor Center located right on the rim of the crater, with stunning views from inside the museum and outside on the walking paths and viewing platforms. The Meteor Crater Discovery Center features 24 interactive displays on Earth and space science that inspire and educate visitors.


Intro to Impact Sciences

Check out the videos below to learn about the science of the crater!

1: Introduction to The Barringer Crater


2. What Does It Take to Create a 1.2KM Hole in the Ground?


3: How Do Scientists Study Craters?


4: Key Characteristics of Impact Events.