Giant Crater Museum

Interesting
The Ries is a giant depression left by the impact of a meteorite which crashed into the Earth some 15 million years ago. The museum explains this extraordinary phenomenon to visitors. Exhibits include a piece of moon rock weighing 165g on loan from NASA.

Useful information

Address:

Eugene-Shoemaker-Platz 1, 86720 Nördlingen

Phone:

+49 9081 84710

Price:

4.50 €

Opening hours

May-Oct: Tue-Sun 10am-4.30pm; Nov-Apr: Tue-Sun 10am-noon, 1.30pm-4.30pm - closed 1 Jan, Shrove Tuesday, Good Fri, 24-26 Dec

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