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Desert Discovery Center

Desert Discovery Center Review

The center's main attraction is Old Woman Meteorite, the second-largest such celestial object ever found in the United States. It was discovered in 1976 about 50 miles from Barstow. The center also has exhibits of fossils, plants, and local animals. Environmental education, history, and the arts are among the topics of workshops and presentations the center hosts.

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  • Address: 831 Barstow Rd., at E. Virginia Way, Barstow, CA, 92311 | Map It
  • Phone: 760/252–6060
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 11–4
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  • Location: Barstow
Updated: 05-05-2014

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