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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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Great short stop

The weather center is in a building right along RT 16 in North Conway. Plenty of parking in street or parking lot. This is a great opportunity sneak a little education in to your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Steele M
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Littleton, Massachusetts
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Littleton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The weather center is in a building right along RT 16 in North Conway. Plenty of parking in street or parking lot. This is a great opportunity sneak a little education in to your kids vacation. Kids and adults will learn about the weather on Mt Wahington and what causes it have the worst weather on earth. It's $2 for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must do if you are in the area. It is a little pricey but something you don't want to miss.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took the Cog Railway and at the top couldn't see much. The train looked like a ghost. It was windy and cool but extremely interesting. Exhibit is not that large but very interactive and the outbuildings very interesting. The fog did lift so we could see the buildings and towers while no view of surrounding area it was still... More 

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Canaan, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From 1934 to 1996, Mt. Washington held the record of highest winds in the world at 222 mph. Although that was eclipsed in Australia, I would still argue the the most consistently high winds can be found at the top of Mt. Washington. It's quite the adventure. Closed to outsiders from late fall through late spring, it's perfect in June-Sept.... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We drove to the top of Mt. Washington and really enjoyed the trip. Once we got to the top we visited the various facilities which were there. All in all, it was very nice. Bring a jacket!

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Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an iconic although mildly intense drive up the road, and although its not cheap the views are outstanding. Once you get to the top even on a nice summer day you realize how crazy someone has to be to be up here in the winter. We all loved walking around the top and feeling how strong the wind... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 5th time up the auto road ride is a little hairy at times but not bad. View from the top is incredible.

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Webster, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we drove up on the auto road. we got most of the way up and traffic stopped on both sides because someone got scared and was having a panic attack. it is a little scary because there are no guard rails and the road is not very wide but, there is enough room at all times for 2 vehicles to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

no words can describe the beauty of this place! It is hit or miss with the view; on a perfect day you can see Canada!

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove up first thing in the morning, no traffic coming down while we went up. It made it so much easier. Spots can be hairy, but, overall not that bad. Coming down we met more traffic. There are plenty of turn-outs, just pull over and let cars pass. The views were great. We went on a sunny day. Lots... More 

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