Center for Meteorite Studies

We're dedicated to making meteorites from our collection accessible to the local and international public and science communities.
 
To this end, we often loan meteorites from our collection for display to educational institutions across the country and around the world.
 
Check the exhibit list below to find out if some of the Center's meteorites are on display near you!
 

 
Arizona Museum of Natural History
53 N. Macdonald
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480)644-2230
http://www.azmnh.org

On Exhibit: Origins of meteorites.
 

 
Challenger Space Center
21170 N. 83rd Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 322-2001
http://www.azchallenger.org

On Exhibit: Examples of meteorite classes and information on the origins of meteorites.
 

 
Meteor Crater
Interstate 40, Exit 233
Winslow, AZ 86047
800-289-5898
http://www.meteorcrater.com

On exhibit: Interactive display of Solar System history, and formation of Meteor Crater by the Canyon Diablo meteorite.  See the Visitor Center Overview for more information.
 

Montshire Museum of Science
One Montshire Road
Norwich, VT
802-649-2200
 
 On exhibit: Guided hands-on meteorite activities.

 

 

 

 


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