Ames Astrobleme Museum

Ames Astrobleme Museum
109 E Main St
Ames
,
OK
73718
Phone: 580-753-4624
Fax: 580-753-4221

About 450 million years ago, a meteor 1,000 feet in diameter crashed into the area that is now Ames, Oklahoma producing a crater that is several miles across. The town of Ames is now located in the center of this crater, also known as an astrobleme. The crater cannot be seen on the surface of the earth today because it was subsequently buried by 9,000 feet of sediment. Although the indentation is not visible, a very nice walk-through museum has been established to interpret the cataclysmic event through videos, computer animations, graphs and charts, and more.

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