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National Weather Center

120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7268
+1 405-325-3095
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Reservation required in advance.

At the time I went it was only opened several times a week for visitors that had made a reservation... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
John H
Worcester, Massachusetts
A great chance to see inside!

Coming up October 21, 2017, from 10 am until 2 pm will be this year's National Weather Festival... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
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120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7268
+1 405-325-3095
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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
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

First of all, my family and I are kinda big weather nerds. My wife is a science teacher, I am a pilot and flight instructor, and my son wants to go to OU to study meteorology. The NWC Tour: The tour was great. It was...More

Thank AviationJunkie
Reviewed 9 March 2017

For weather buffs this is a pure must see. so much history and your at the epicenter of tornado activity....

Thank GARY C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is the best thing to do in the Oklahoma City vicinity. They only have three tours a week and only for 12 people at a time. You must reserve weeks in advance. It is worth it. A fabulous inside tour by a meteorologist of...More

4  Thank richardjwaksman
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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.