Study Meteorology at the National Weather CenterWith the #1 meteorology school in the U.S., University of Oklahoma is the best place to go in the country if you're interested in how the weather works and how we study it. The National Weather Center offers tours of their state-of-the-art 22-acre research and monitoring facility which encompasses over 250,000 square feet plus a rooftop weather observation deck. Expect to find roughly 550 scientists, operational meteorologists, climatologists, engineers, technicians, and students, all working together to see how the earth's atmosphere truly works. Full of incredible technology like Science on a Sphere, the building also houses Flying Cow Cafe, a healthy eatery for before or after your tour.
Hours -Monday, Wednesday, & Friday - 1 pm-7 pm, guided tours are at 1 pm
Price -Free admission with reservation of a tour
- National Weather Festival
- Galileo's World
- Private Events
- Guided Tours