National Weather Center

National Weather Center 120 David L Boren Blvd
Norman, OK 73072

Phone: 405-325-3095
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The National Weather Center houses a unique confederation of University of Oklahoma, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and state organizations that work together in partnership to improve understanding of events occurring in Earth’s atmosphere over a wide range of time and space scales.

Tours of the facility take place by appointment only. Pre-registration for all individuals and groups is required. The public tour is a comprehensive overview of the National Weather Center and the units housed within.  The tour, which lasts approximately one hour, includes ...

The National Weather Center houses a unique confederation of University of Oklahoma, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and state organizations that work together in partnership to improve understanding of events occurring in Earth’s atmosphere over a wide range of time and space scales.

Tours of the facility take place by appointment only. Pre-registration for all individuals and groups is required. The public tour is a comprehensive overview of the National Weather Center and the units housed within.  The tour, which lasts approximately one hour, includes visits to the School of Meteorology, the National Weather Center observation deck, classroom and laboratory facilities, as well as the NOAA Storm Prediction Center, the Norman National Weather Service Forecast Office and the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory. Visitors must make reservations for a public tour, as space is limited.  If there are more than eight people in a group, please schedule a group tour.  All visitors must be registered in advance.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant on site

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-35

  • Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)

  • Tour Information: Group Tours, Guided Tours

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Open

Close

Monday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Public and group tours arranged by appointment only and require at least 48 hours advance notice.

From I-35, take Hwy 9 east to Jenkins Ave. Turn left (north); take first right. Park in visitor parking and enter by the fountain.

Primary Contact:

Melissa Bird

Group Contact:

Daphne Thompson




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From Daphne on 01/31/13

For reservations, please go to nwcnorman.org


From Diana Klima on 01/31/13

how to I make reservations


 
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