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Albuquerque, New Mexico: Meteorite Museum

200 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM
On the first floor of Northrop Hall, on the campus of the University of New Mexico. From Route 66/Central Ave. NE turn north at the McDonald's onto Yale Blvd NE (It would make sense to park here and walk the rest of the way). Head north on Yale Blvd, which turns into a pedestrian plaza. When you reach the circular fountain, turn left. You'll be looking straight at Northrop Hall and the entrance to the museum.
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Meteorite Museum

Opened in 1974, redesigned and reopened in 2015. Dozens of space rocks on display, including a one-ton specimen that crashed into Kansas in 1948.

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Meteorite Museum

Be sure to check the operating hours on the UNM website as it changes every semester. In the same building there is also a small geology museum that's worth seeing.

[Jayme, 04/23/2018]

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