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National Weather Center

120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7268
+1 405-325-3095
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Very interesting and informative and FREE!

My wife and I have lived in Oklahoma since 2007 and have driven past the National Weather Center... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill R
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Tecumseh, Oklahoma
Excellent Tour But Book Early!

I’ve always been interested in freak weather and I’ve wanted to visit the National Weather Centre... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
VikkiBee
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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7268
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+1 405-325-3095
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have lived in Oklahoma since 2007 and have driven past the National Weather Center many, many times over the past 11 years and have always vowed to visit it one day. Well, we finally did it this summer and enjoyed our...More

Thank Bill R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve always been interested in freak weather and I’ve wanted to visit the National Weather Centre for years! I was even more delighted to learn that they did tours, except the one thing I didn’t realise was that non US citizens need to book at...More

Thank VikkiBee
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

If you have never been to the National Weather Center on the OU campus, you HAVE to go!! It is very interesting. You can wander on your own, but a tour with one of the people who work there is very interesting and worth your...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We were able to view the lobby. But i did see the DOROTHY machine for the movie. Also was given a history fact lesson.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The weather center might not sound like it would be an interesting tour but it is. If your kids are interested in weather or science this will be an interesting time. Students host the tour and they can be very funny to talk with.

Thank TravisCM
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The National Weather Center is FREE! and open to the public! You just need to call ahead, or book online, a week or two in advance so that they can clear your visit. The tour is 1.5-2 hours long. Ours was 2 hours with Pat,...More

2  Thank Marshall Megan B
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The NWC houses about 550 people. This includes research scientists, operational meteorologists and climatologists, engineers, technicians, support staff, and graduate and undergraduate students. It is a unique confederation of The University of Oklahoma, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and state organizations that work together in...More

Thank BobinNorman
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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
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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
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Reviewed 25 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
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carlasueballard
18 June 2018|
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Response from BobinNorman | Reviewed this property |
I think he would enjoy it. There are many things to see that should be interesting even if you don't understand much of the technology behind them.
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mcrain2016
3 July 2017|
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Response from Randy G | Reviewed this property |
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
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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.
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