Eugene, Oregon: Willamette Meteorite Replica

A full-size outdoor replica of the 15-ton Willamette Meteorite, which was discovered in 1902 in West Linn, Oregon.

Address:
1680 E. 15th Ave., Eugene, OR
Directions:
University of Oregon. Outside the Natural History Museum, which is on the south side of E. 15th Ave. just east of its intersection with Agate St.
Phone:
541-346-3024
Admission:
Free
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Willamette Meteorite Replica

A full-size replica of the Willamette Meteorite is outside the Natural History Museum in Eugene, on the campus of the University of Oregon, but easily accessible to the public. Discovered in 1902 in West Linn, Oregon, the original meteorite weighed more than 15 tons and is now in the Natural History Museum in New York.

[Jody Day, 01/31/2017]

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