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Address: State Hwy 16, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
Phone Number: 603-356-2137
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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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This was amazing. We picked the perfect day to go - the conductor said two days before the winds were blowing at 75 miles per hour at the top of the mountain. We took the 1:30pm... read more

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was amazing. We picked the perfect day to go - the conductor said two days before the winds were blowing at 75 miles per hour at the top of the mountain. We took the 1:30pm train and it takes about an hour to get up the mountain. You then have an hour at the top and the train ride... More 

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

breathtaking views from the top. You need to go on a sunny day. Bring coats with you, it will be pretty cold up there. it is a narrow and kinda scary drive to go to the top but it is worth it!

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the summit of My Washington. And possibly even better than the first ten years before. The Auto road is a great adventure just getting to the top, be sure to stop and take it all in at the many pull offs along the road. The visit to the top is the best part, with... More 

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Barrington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If weather and science are intriguing to you, this is a cool place to check out. Re-live the sound and experience of one of the fastest known wind speeds on earth! Or gets hands on with few of the other learning stations. There is a neat gift shop also which has a variety of backyard weather instruments among other items.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second trip to the top. First years ago was in a cloud, windy and cold. This one was clear, warm, picture perfect. We went up at opening for the roadway. No hassles going up with no traffic. We were the first car up it seemed. Although we met several hikers arriving at the summit following their 5... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an incredible trek that takes most people 4-5+ hours - partly due to the crowds. We hiked it last Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016) and there were a few thousand people on this 7+ mile trail - going up AND down. It's generally a pretty narrow trail, often 1-2 people wide, so be prepared for give and take. Trail... More 

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Jamison, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I reviewed the ride up separately which I fully endorse. The actual experience at the top is average though not unexpected by me. Strong winds, cool temperatures, and poor visibility. Do not go here just for the view, less than 50% chance of getting one. Plenty of opportunities to have a bite to eat, buy a souvenir, and take a... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Incredible place to visit, views were beautiful, wind was crazy. The drive up the mountain was interesting. My husband nearly sat in my lap as i was driving to keep away from the edge. The CD that goes along with the drive describes the history of the mountain & the changes in the landscape as you travel up and down... More 

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Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I hiked to the summit of Mt. Washington in August 2016. It was a warm summery day at the bottom of the Mountain. I was "aware" that this was a "strenous" hike and that the weather at the summit was probably going to be colder than at the bottom. My boyfriend and I were sort of training for a backpacking... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took the railroad up the mountain and then learned so much about this weather station. There are so many dangerous activities that take place during the winter. And learning about the cat was unexpected.

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