Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, North Conway

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The location of the highest recorded winds on Earth, Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center can either treat you to extreme weather or outstanding views of the surrounding White Mountains. On a guided tour of the working observatory, learn how meteorologists measure the weather conditions on Mount Washington and then step outside to feel the winds for yourself. Check the forecast before you visit because strong storms occur frequently. Even if the weather is calm and you visit in summer, make sure you dress warmly because temperatures can remain low at the top of 1,916 m (6,288 ft) Mount Washington. Add Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center to your North Conway travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our North Conway itinerary builder.
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  • We rode the Cog Railway system to the top and it was a remarkable ride with great views of the mountain scenery. The history of the construction is interesting as was the data collected at the top. I ...  more »
  • We enjoyed taking the Cog Railway up to the Observatory. Learning the history of the Observatory was very interesting. The views are incredible. 
  • We had unusually good weather for mount Washington, which really made the day. Hiked up tuckerman's and down lions head for some unbelievable views. Stop at the weather observatory for a quick tour an...  more »