Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, North Conway

4.7
The location of the highest recorded winds on Earth, Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center can either treat you to extreme weather or outstanding views of the surrounding White Mountains. On a guided tour of the working observatory, learn how meteorologists measure the weather conditions on Mount Washington and then step outside to feel the winds for yourself. Check the forecast before you visit because strong storms occur frequently. Even if the weather is calm and you visit in summer, make sure you dress warmly because temperatures can remain low at the top of 1,916 m (6,288 ft) Mount Washington. Before you head to North Conway, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly North Conway road trip planner, to make sure you see all that North Conway has to offer, including Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center.
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  • We didn't get to the top of the Mountain (blame it on the weather!) but found this center in North Conway. It is really worth a visit whether you have been to the peak or not. There are lots of intera...  more »
  • This is a great little place to visit. It costs peanuts to enter (2$ per person I think) and it offers great interactive activities to learn about the weather. We loved they simulated tornado and the ...  more »
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  • This place was great! The people there were friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of interesting interactive exhibits. Even as an adult I had lots of fun, and I would imagine bringing a kid interested and weather would be a good idea.
  • This was a really fun museum. The kids lasted a lot longer than I thought from a small venue. Lots of great exhibits to keep them learning.

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