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 took the snowcat day trip, and it was exciting, well-run, comfortable, educational, and lots of fun. We had a day with 110 mile visibility, moderate winds, relatively balmy temperatures (22 degrees...  more »
  • Nice little gift shop and a fascinating little "museum" with astounding information about what goes on at the summit and what those folks do up there!  more »
  • Great place to bring kids and they can learn about the ever changing, fast changing weather in the area, especially on Mount Washington. Lots to take in and look at for a small place, lots of informat...  more »