Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery, Fort Worth

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Would you like to hold a piece of the Solar System in your hand? Would you like to touch a piece of Mars? The Monnig Meteorite Gallery can provide you with this experience. By visiting the gallery, you will have the opportunity to explore the mysteries of meteorites! Meteorites are the oldest materials known — older than any rock formed on Earth! Learn how to identify a meteorite, experience a hands-on encounter with different types of meteorites, and create your own terrestrial impact crater.

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  • Spent a great time visiting the museum. This free museum is located on the TCU campus and is the largest collection of meteorites collected from the state of Texas. I learned a lot about state area....  more »
  • I don't see it in other reviews of TCU, so I have to mention the Monnig Meteorite Gallery on the first floor of the Sid Richardson Science Building. It is one of the largest exhibits of meteorites in....  more »
  • World class collection of meteorites and free to visit. And while you're there check out the fossils in the building too.
  • Its truly a gem! Abundance of information and specimen! There is also simmulation that you or kids can do, which kept our kids busy for a long time. Considering the fact that this is free of charge, adds to the enjoyable experience!

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