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Just a quick trip

We were looking for something to do so we drove out to the crater. I guess it was something to see... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Hemet, California
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Pretty cool

Pretty cool and unique. Had been to the creator by Flagstaff so was expecting that but was still... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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Meteor Crater Rd, 9 miles southwest of Odessa, Midland, TX
+1 915-381-0946
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who has a 62,000 year-old Meteor Crater in the backyard? West Texas! Located on I-20 Odessa to El Paso resides a huge hole-in-the-ground and a museum that inspires kids’ imagination. This natural National Landmark is an outer-space experience. The collision with Earth from Mars and...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something to do so we drove out to the crater. I guess it was something to see a long time ago but it has filled in over the years. They have good signage and the museum has some interesting stuff but...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Pretty cool and unique. Had been to the creator by Flagstaff so was expecting that but was still pretty cool. Small shop, small area to walk around. Cool views. Worth the stop if in the area.

Thank tom B
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Wish we could have seen all there was to see at this attraction. Unfortunately, the Visitors Center is closed on Mondays, and that is when we were there. The crater itself is less than impressive. Due to the nature of the surrounding soils and earth...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Though not mush to see ... We had never been to a crater siting .. there is a trail that wraps around the site .. have to watch out for snakes!! the museum is small but it's not something u see on a trip ......More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

It was a good break to stop and see some astronomy. Good museum and quick walk through the crater. We also watched a video on Exploring Pluto. Kids were entracned.

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

While we couldn’t really explore the outside crater, the inside Museum was interesting, informative but small. Don’t plan on spending more then 30 minutes here at the most.

Thank Charles M
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Was glad that we stop by to see this location. Wasn't sure what we would find, and was surprise to see the indentation of the earth. It puts you in awe of what the earth has to endure. A bit off the path, but worth...More

Thank Al J
Reviewed January 21, 2018

It was kind of a disappoint, expected more of a visual impact. It is free and there is a short trail through the meteor site and up and around with signs about what is section is. If you read the sign at the beginning, it...More

Thank chandsl21
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

We stopped on our way from midland to monahans sand hills and thought it was a great stop! It was cool to get to wander along the crater path and learn more about how it was made. We got to feel the flour sand too...More

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Jaime V
January 8, 2017|
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.