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Ries Crater Museum

Museum
Address: Eugene-Shoemaker-Platz 1, 86720 Nordlingen, Bavaria, Germany
Phone: 09081 84710

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  • bubba3122
    bubba3122
    California
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    Interesting, however the English Handout was not complete

    The museum is very interesting. However, without a tour, trying to follow the English version of the handout was not very user friendly. We did not see any of the exhibits with English descriptions o...

    Reviewed on /Date(1569223539000+0800)/
  • Simon C
    Simon C
    Munich, Germany
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    Describes how crater was formed

    Small museum explaining how and when the crater was formed, why asteroid strikes occur on Earth, and it's effect on the geology of the area. There are lots of rock samples. All printed information is ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1568511513000+0800)/
  • 107adriany
    107adriany
    Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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    Too much geology

    The museum has, at its core, an interesting story to tell. It does this in German only and at a rather academic level. There is a lot of focus on geology - in part understandable. The special exhibi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1563312137000+0800)/
  • 7268
    7268
    San Francisco
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    Great potential

    This museum has great potential, but unfortunately nothing is in English. and it wasn't until after I completed my visit that I discovered museum guide that was printed in English. this is probably ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1548649397000+0800)/
  • boshuyer
    boshuyer
    Almere, Netherlands
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    Nice museum with real moonrock.

    This museum tells the story of the Riesling crater and other meteorite impactcraters. Highlight for me was the Apollo 16 moonrock.

    Reviewed on /Date(1533452455000+0800)/

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