Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, North Conway

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4.7/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
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 were blessed with a sunny clear day with just a breath of wind - apparantly quite rare! We took the cog rail to the top - wow, what a great experience. 
  • This was the first time my wife and I came back after I proposed four years ago. We didn't make it to the top the first time due to weather, but we did this time and boy was it a thrill!! If you are a...  read more »
  • In addition to the cool drive up the mountain, the observatory has fantastic 360 degree views, plenty of space to walk around and a small but informative museum. I'm guessing most people aren't even a...  read more »
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