Neighborhood Appreciation Day At Meteor Crater

Neighborhood Appreciation Day at Meteor Crater

Neighborhood Appreciation Day at Meteor Crater is October 21, 2017 from 8am – 5pm

Neighborhood Appreciation Day at Meteor Crater – Northern Arizona Residents to Receive Free Admission to Meteor Crater on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 8am – 5pm.

If you have yet to experience Meteor Crater, then Neighborhood Appreciation Day on Oct. 21, 2017 is the perfect time to do so as admission to the Crater is complimentary to all Flagstaff and Northern Arizona residents!

Brad Andes, President of Meteor Crater said, “To show our appreciation to all of our neighbors in Northern Arizona for their continuous support, we wanted to offer a day of free admission. That way, people who have yet to experience the Crater, or people who just want to see it again will have the opportunity to do so free of charge. It’s our way of saying thank you.”

To get in, all you need to do is provide proof of Northern Arizona residency or a Northern Arizona local Student I.D card to the Visitor’s Center on Saturday, October 21, 2017 and EXPERIENCE THE IMPACT for free! Children are welcome into Meteor Crater with parent’s proof of Northern Arizona residency.

In addition to viewing the BEST preserved meteorite impact site on Earth, you’ll have the opportunity to watch a short 10-minute movie on the history of the Crater; spend time in the world-renowned Interactive Discovery Center with over 25 fascinating exhibits and take a guided rim tour of the Crater with one of the friendly, knowledgeable Rim Tour Guides, weather permitting.

Meteor Crater is located at I-40, Exit 233, 35 miles east of Flagstaff and a 20 minute drive from Winslow. Admission will be free to Northern Arizona residents from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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About Meteor Crater

Meteor Crater is the world’s best preserved meteorite impact site on Earth. Located just minutes from Interstate 40 in Northern Arizona near Winslow and 35 miles east of Flagstaff, Meteor Crater is the breath-taking result of a collision between an asteroid traveling 26,000 miles per hour and planet Earth approximately 50,000 years ago.

Meteor Crater is an international tourist venue with outdoor observation trails, air conditioned indoor viewing, wide screen Movie Theater, Interactive Discovery Center, unique gift and rock shop, and Astronaut Memorial Park at the Visitor Center located on the crater rim.

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