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Address: 2779 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
Phone Number: +1 603-356-2317
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This private, non-profit science and educational center is a working...

This private, non-profit science and educational center is a working observatory designed to measure the unique and often extreme weather conditions on Mount Washington. Through guided tours and exhibits, visitors learn more about the science of meteorology.

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could have some more things there but pretty cool for sure! this is a very nice little romantic views

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

could have some more things there but pretty cool for sure! this is a very nice little romantic views

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North Conway, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A fun free stop in the village that lets you talk to observers on the rock pile 2x a day! Fun, science-based things to do that help you understand weather!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far one of the highlights of our trip. We decided to drive up the mountain ourselves. This is not dangerous or anything. If you have driven in mountain/hilly area before you are good to go. If you are afraid of heights this might not be your thing. I loved the views and the change of the vegetation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second trip to the top, first time by car, second time with the Cog. Enjoyed the Cog trip over the auto. Upon reaching the top you will find lots of information inside the building known as the MWObservatory. Hard to imagine on a hot July day just how bad the weather can be here. Read all the written notes by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train to the top of Mount Washington. It was super fun and a beautiful trip! We heard that the drive in a car could be tense, so we opted for the train and were not disappointed. The scenery was great and our conductors were funny and informative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing experience!! The ride up the Mountain is quick, but scary if you're afraid of heights. Everything is clearly marked- the cd they give for the drive is informative and interesting. The views are amazing!!! You MUST go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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, the top was in cloud and wind was merely 37mph comparted with the 200+mph experienced there (Officially the worst weather in the world). Still it seemed bitterly cold. Its... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had decided not to go up the mountain since the fee to drive up is rather steep, but decided to go up after we got there. That's no the only thing that was STEEP. The road (privately owned, with ditches on both sides) is wide enough to two cars if everyone stays on their own side. Some people unfortunately... More 

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