How to Visit Us

The National Weather Center is currently closed to the general public at this time. We do not have an estimated date for tours to return. Please bookmark their web site and follow them on Twitter for updates!

The National Severe Storms Laboratory is located in the National Weather Center (NWC). Tours of the National Weather Center are available with advance reservations to the general public, groups, and students in 3rd–12th grades.

Tours may not be available on federal holidays, school holidays, and on occasion due to scheduled events. You must have a reservation to tour the NWC.

Information about touring the National Weather Center may be found on the NWC website. Please do not make travel plans until you have received an email confirmation for your tour!

Tour the National Weather Center virtually, on YouTube!

National Weather Festival

The National Weather Center, NSSL, and other NOAA Weather Partners in Norman, Oklahoma host the annual National Weather Festival each fall. The festival has weather research vehicles, including mobile radars, on display, and lots of activities.