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Meteorite Museum and Collection

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The UNM Meteorite Museum, part of the Institute of Meteoritics, is on the first floor of the Earth and Planetary Sciences building, 221 Yale Blvd NE (Northrop Hall) on the University of New Mexico campus. The Institute is a center for the teaching and research of space and planetary sciences, and is the home of one of the largest collections of meteorites in the world. Hundreds of meteorites found around the world are displayed, including the 1000kg Norton county stony meteorite.

The Meteorite Museum is is located in Northrop Hall (Earth & Planetary Sciences #24) and is normally open 7:30 – 12:00am and 1:00 – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. As times can vary, please check the Meteorite Museum website for more details.

All Student Enquiries should be directed to asadvise@unm.edu or (505) 277-4621