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Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery

2950 West Bowie Street, Fort Worth, TX 76109
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Spent a great time visiting the museum. This free museum is located on the TCU campus and is the... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Afred007
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Monnig Meteorite Collection

I don't see it in other reviews of TCU, so I have to mention the Monnig Meteorite Gallery on the... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Jerry H
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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

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 and meteorites from visiting this museum. It look about...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

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 the world, with more than 3,000 samples....More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This museum has meteorites from all over the world and all over Texas. They give you a nice overview of what meteorites are and a history of meteorite falls. You are not allowed to take pictures and you do have to sign in. Staff were...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I don't know why they don't allow photographs to be taken in this museum. Does having it's photo taken ruin a meteorite? It made it difficult to document this vacation stop in Ft Worth without photographs. I tried my best to take notes instead while...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My 6 year old daughter and I really enjoyed this. This has so many meteorites of a wide variety. We would come back. Thank you so much TCU for making this free for the public!

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Do not know how I over looked this place , it is the best meteorite museum I have been to . This collection contains 70% of the meteorite found in texas . And a few pieces that are only in the USA also at this...More

1  Thank Herbert R
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is located on the TCU campus and we found it to be very interesting, and a great place to get out of the heat and have something to do that is free. Lots of interesting specimin's and facts regarding meteorite's. I found it to...More

1  Thank Corey K
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

This was a great self guided little museum. It wasn't much but we were glad we went. No pictures though which was too bad, but it was neat. Little or no staff and they are closed holidays when TCU is closed. Watch for the sign...More

2  Thank Sbrekel
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

My youngest son is into rocks, especially meteorites, so I brought him here. You may want to look up a map of TCU to find the visitor parking. From there, we walked to the science building where the gallery is housed. Its hours are limited....More

2  Thank sswagner
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

This must be the most complete collection of meterorites in the world. The collection spared no expense when creating the displays and is professionally done. Viewing leads to an awe inspiring experience. This collection is seen by appointment only by contacting the texas Christian university...More

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