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interesting sight

interesting history of the thermometer, but not a top tier attraction. Visible from the highway... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Webbuzzard
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Herndon, VA
Do you really want to know it is 117

A nice place to stop. Also a great photo op. It was a bit to hot that day to stop for long. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elfriede M
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Cromwell, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing at night is cool.... It lights up, it's a bill board, I have seen it so many times, it not an event any more

Thank MikeinMalibu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

interesting history of the thermometer, but not a top tier attraction. Visible from the highway, so you may not even have to stop.

Thank Webbuzzard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to stop. Also a great photo op. It was a bit to hot that day to stop for long. A must do when driving thru the desert

Thank Elfriede M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is absolutely terrible. A tall column with several digital displays at different heights showing numbers that apparently represent temperatures. I’m really not sure who thought of it....it is terrible.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Cool stop off in Baker, worth stopping and calling into their shop. Also 2 min walk is the alien beef jerky which is worth a stop

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed August 3, 2018

I'd heard about the world's tallest thermometer and knew I wanted to stop and get a pic. It's positioned in such a way that the best picture is actually across the street. There is also some sort of gift shop at the base of the...More

Thank Five_Aces_Tx
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We are always on the lookout for quirky roadside stops. The thermometer delivers. Baker is a tiny, hot dusty stop where you can get lovely pictures with aliens and pick up a Jack in the Box taco all in one trip. The thermometer is in...More

2  Thank earing
Reviewed July 21, 2018

With the hot hot weather in nearby Death Valley, I always find it fun to check how hot the weather is in Baker at the world's tallest thermometer. Its an easy stop from the I-15 to make.

1  Thank mini
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We loved our stop in Baker and snapped a few photos of the thermometer. Kids enjoyed it. Staff in the shop were lovely, knowledgeable and friendly, lots of souvenirs to pick up if that takes your interest. About 116 when we came through - melting!

1  Thank constancetas
Reviewed July 16, 2018

As you travel on I-15 past Baker you will see the world’s tallest thermometer. We drove passed it in July as the thermometer read 111 degrees. Sometimes ignorance can be bliss. It’s kitschy and old time America. Just fun and a beacon to find the...More

1  Thank Ed M
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