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National Weather Center

120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7268
+1 405-325-3095
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This place is amazing!!!

If you have never been to the National Weather Center on the OU campus, you HAVE to go!! It is very... read more

Reviewed today
Cyndi N
I was disappointed...

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mimitimes4
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Quinton, Alabama
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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“great tour” (12 reviews)
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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 today

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

Thank Cyndi N
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Mimitimes4
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Reviewed 5 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

1  Thank Marshall Megan B
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Reviewed 24 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 11 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 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
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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
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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
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mcrain2016
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.
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Ruth C
16 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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