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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  • Great time with children for an hour or two. Lots to learn, great staff to answer questions and even a little gift shop. Make a donation while there to go towards all of their work. 
  • Great little museum / discovery centre providing interesting facts regarding the extreme weather experienced at the top of Mount Washington. The films and displays are excellent. On the day we visited...  more »
  • Take the Cog Railway to the top of the mountain it's a unique experience. Great views from the top but be sure to dress appropriately - it can be very windy and cold even in autumn.