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Address: 2779 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
Phone Number:
6033562317
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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Day Trip to Mt Washington Cog Railroad from Southern NH
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Full-Day Trip to Mount Washington from Boston

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Awesome ride & views!

We rode the Cog Railway system to the top and it was a remarkable ride with great views of the mountain scenery. The history of the construction is interesting as was the data... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ontario, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rode the Cog Railway system to the top and it was a remarkable ride with great views of the mountain scenery. The history of the construction is interesting as was the data collected at the top. I would do this ride again and I would recommend you to not shy away from this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed taking the Cog Railway up to the Observatory. Learning the history of the Observatory was very interesting. The views are incredible.

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Thank SassyMeans
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had unusually good weather for mount Washington, which really made the day. Hiked up tuckerman's and down lions head for some unbelievable views. Stop at the weather observatory for a quick tour and picture stop. Made some friends along the trail and ended up eating lunch with them up top. Everyone was very friendly and the hiking community in... More 

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Thank Katherine1992
Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time I was here was 3 years ago prior to Seek The Peek. I enjoyed my visit and so did my husband, who has never been here.

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Thank Lovena H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

could have some more things there but pretty cool for sure! this is a very nice little romantic views

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Thank Joseph R
North Conway, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A fun free stop in the village that lets you talk to observers on the rock pile 2x a day! Fun, science-based things to do that help you understand weather!

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This was by far one of the highlights of our trip. We decided to drive up the mountain ourselves. This is not dangerous or anything. If you have driven in mountain/hilly area before you are good to go. If you are afraid of heights this might not be your thing. I loved the views and the change of the vegetation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Second trip to the top, first time by car, second time with the Cog. Enjoyed the Cog trip over the auto. Upon reaching the top you will find lots of information inside the building known as the MWObservatory. Hard to imagine on a hot July day just how bad the weather can be here. Read all the written notes by... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We took the train to the top of Mount Washington. It was super fun and a beautiful trip! We heard that the drive in a car could be tense, so we opted for the train and were not disappointed. The scenery was great and our conductors were funny and informative.

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Wilder, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Such an amazing experience!! The ride up the Mountain is quick, but scary if you're afraid of heights. Everything is clearly marked- the cd they give for the drive is informative and interesting. The views are amazing!!! You MUST go.

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