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Address: 120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman, OK
Phone Number: (405) 325-3095
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Tornadoes 101

This is a great stop for a quick "look around." Tours can be arranged. The lobby is filled with interesting exhibits. And of course, the occupants do some fantastic work to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Edward B
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Oklahoma, United States
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Fayetteville, Georgia
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45 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good tour that lasts about an hour. A great look around all the different sections. Our tour guide was fun and really knew his stuff. Would of been better if there were some bad weather somewhere but it was a hot beautiful day in oklahoma .

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Thank Penny F
Oklahoma, United States
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great stop for a quick "look around." Tours can be arranged. The lobby is filled with interesting exhibits. And of course, the occupants do some fantastic work to keep all of safe!

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Thank Edward B
Bothell, Washington
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70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so excited for this tour as I love the weather and maybe expectations were too high or unrealistic. Still, both my husband and I felt they could have done more to make it entertaining. Lots of talk about the building itself and who it's neighbors were and the various local Universities. We would have liked to have heard... More 

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Thank cathyinbothell
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trying to find free and educational things to do for the summer. This was great. Learned things that I had never known. Alot of talking so my younger kids were bored. Our tour guide tried for the younger ones. That was sweet. Remember you have to call ahead and schedule a tour!

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Thank Kimberly Y
Norman, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited during an open house for the public during which tours were offered. Yes, there are windows and certainly forecasts can be made locally by looking through them or going outside and wetting a finger to test the wind. This National station watches our local theater and transmits observations through a complex world wide system of sensors giving input... More 

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Thank Cellardoor851
Hamilton, Alabama
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Student guided tour was very informative about Meteorology and weather. Building was uniquely designed and housed a Federal floor also. Able to watch tornado warnings being issued in live action.

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Thank ltthdan
Kansas City
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Our tour was okay but could have been much better. The guide was very young and was more eager to share his life story and aspirations than information about the site. The tour started with our guide playing with the new "cloud" that was recently acquired by the center. He spent several minutes showing us the different color schemes available;... More 

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Thank Fortuneks
Blanchard, Oklahoma
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65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Such a cool place to learn about weather technology. Our tour guides were awesome. I wish I could have spent more than two hours there. So much more to see and learn!

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Thank Mandy K
Dayton, Tennessee
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

What a great tour! You get to see where they send weather information across the world. Be sure to book early because the guest slots fill up fast.

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Thank ellisolivia
Toronto
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227 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The tour is amazing. WOW! The data gathering from around the country and world all put together in real time to be analyzed, predicting the weather we are all effected by. Really cool and a must see!!!

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