Center for Meteorite Studies

gallerySee the world-renowned ASU meteorite collection on display!

★Find out where meteorites come from and how planets form!
 
★Discover what scientists are learning from meteorites – right here at ASU!
 
★Touch real meteorites!
 

Where:
The Meteorite Gallery is located on the second floor of the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 4 (ISTB4); 781 E Terrace Rd, Tempe, AZ 85287-6004 (map)
 
Hours & Admission:
The display is open to the public for self-guided tours Monday through Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM, excluding ASU holidays. Admission is always free.
 
Parking:
Please refer to the ASU campus map for building locations and Parking and Transit Services for visitor parking information such as locations and rates.
 
Tours:
Guided tours are organized by the School of Earth & Space Exploration; for information, please click here or call (480) 727-6625.
 

** Due to a substantial rise in demand as well as budget constraints and staff limitations, the Meteorite Identification Program was suspended in 2010**
Please do not bring your potential meteorites to the Center, as the Center no longer analyzes or identifies potential meteorites for the general public. If you believe you have found a meteorite and would like to have it identified, please click here. The Center for Meteorite Studies is in no way responsible for any specimens sent to the Center, nor is the Center responsible for returning them to senders.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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