Meteorite Museum and Collection

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Meteorite Museum and Collection website

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 its hours of operation change each semester. For the most current information on when you can visit the museum, please go to the Meteorite Museum website for more details.