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Address: 120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK
Phone Number: (405) 325-3095
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We were unable to get your reservations so we were limited to the first floor. There are some interesting artifacts and the facility is really beautiful. Have to go back if we're... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Arizona
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102 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were unable to get your reservations so we were limited to the first floor. There are some interesting artifacts and the facility is really beautiful. Have to go back if we're ever in Norman again.

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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I have always enjoyed weather...especially tornadoes. My husband signed our family up for a tour. It was really intersting learning about all the jobs meterologist do. Who knew they had Physics Meterologist. You are able to take your kids,but it is just a lot of talking and maybe hard for some kids go through.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

First off, I don't understand why a sitting president of a university has a street named after him, as well as buildings, rooms, and other avenues. This location, David L. Boren Boulevard, is the home of the National Weather Center. It's incredible that this important building was placed where no one had previously built anything for most of Oklahoma's history... More 

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This tour is excellent for anyone interested in weather or pursuing a career in meteorology. Our guide was an OU meteorology student. She was enthusiastic & knowledgeable. The tour includes the mobile radar, overlook on the top floor, OU School of Meteorology, Storm Predictions Center, & National Weather Service. There is also a restaurant called the Flying Cow Cafe on... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We wanted to tour this facility. But guided tours fill up fast. We tried to sign up for a tour about a week in advance, but they tours were filled a month in advance. We still want to see this center. We did stop by to self tour the first floor, but not a lot to see. Spent about 30... More 

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place was really cool! We went here for a wine and cheese gathering and toured the green roof. I really enjoyed our visit, and I'd definitely go again if they have another event.

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

One fall I was asked to act as a chaperone for 2 field trips to the National Weather Center with the elementary school where I worked. Now I work with disaster relief efforts within the Norman region. The tour I took with the kids helped me see ways that examining the science of weather helps kids feel less powerless and... More 

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Norman, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A highlight of visiting Norman is a trip to the National Weather Center, home of the National Weather Service - Norman, Storm Prediction Center, Mesonet and Meteorology School of OU. The tour is free but you must register in advance as it is a Federal Building. If you are interested in weather or meteorology, this is the place to go.Tour... More 

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West Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very interesting. My son is interested in meteorology and OU is the place to see for that. Nice people and great tour.

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Folks, if you're in the Norman, OK, area, find some time and take the tour of the National Weather Center! Very informative, educational, and, thanks to Gary England, entertaining! Well worth the time.

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