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National Weather Center

120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7268
+1 405-325-3095
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Bit of a Let Down

Sadly disappointed with this tour. Good job it was free. Tour guide spent most of the time talking... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Ottawa, Canada
Free tours!

This is a great place to visit. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. It is free to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Ryan S
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120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7268
+1 405-325-3095
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Sadly disappointed with this tour. Good job it was free. Tour guide spent most of the time talking about campus life and how much fun the meteorology department was, not much weather talk. Actual tour was very brief and did not see very much. Maybe...More

Thank rodax
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a great place to visit. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. It is free to tour, but you have to book in advance. This gives you an inside view of where weather is monitored nation wide!

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I was there with a motorcoach group. Total of 46 in group but they kindly accommodated us all in the same group. This place was fascinating! Loved the weather sphere, weather wall, the top floor where a lot of weather watching occurs. Our guide was...More

Thank CHazen
Reviewed 15 September 2017

At the time I went it was only opened several times a week for visitors that had made a reservation in advance. It was very interesting to see the advances in enhanced dopler radar imaging and how well data integration from sateilites works. OU has...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Coming up October 21, 2017, from 10 am until 2 pm will be this year's National Weather Festival. This yearly event is a great opportunity to see the inner workings of the National Weather Center. The NWC is premier facility of its type in the...More

Thank AL I
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Took the tour of the National Weather service. The tour was very informative and interesting. The tour guide explained things in lay terms to make it easy for everyone to understand. It is not only for "weather geeks" but anyone that has any interest in...More

Thank donnie b
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The center is one of its kind with more than 500 meteorologists working on all sorts of projects there. The tour requires online application beforehand, where a question relates to the citizenship of the visitor. The tour lasted about 75 minutes, with a look at...More

Thank csserious
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had 25 of our retired Army friends in town for a reunion. None of them had been to Oklahoma. They were impressed with our tour guide who was a college student enrolled in the Metrology School. She answered everyone of their questions. They had...More

Thank Sydney S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Took a tour of the NWC lead by a sophomore student. Content was fine if you were interested in the building and VERY light weather education. The tour leader apparently lacked the background, experience, and history to even attempt a cogent answer to a question...More

Thank h0th0pper
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had company from out of town. My wife called and setup the tour. I wasn't expecting much. Wow was I wrong. The tour was very interesting and very well done. I had no idea how much they do there. If you haven't been through...More

1  Thank Doug S
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4 July 2017|
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Response from Randy G | Reviewed this property |
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Ruth C
15 June 2017|
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Response from fairwayBarbie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to call them during business hours and schedule a tour.