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NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center Visitor Center

8120 Veta Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82009
+1 307-996-4321
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Interesting!

This place has a lot of information, and shares it in ways people of any age can understand. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry L
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Burlington, United States
Science, Climate, Computers: a great stop!

A small exhibit, but worthwhile if you have an interest in science, climate or super... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
alwaysplanning50
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Albany, New York
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1 week ago
“Interesting!”
31 May 2017
“Science, Climate, Computers: a great stop!”
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8120 Veta Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82009
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a lot of information, and shares it in ways people of any age can understand. There are displays for children and interactive displays for everyone. The tour is self-guided and free. You will learn about forecasting weather in Antartica, wind power, tornados,...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A small exhibit, but worthwhile if you have an interest in science, climate or super computers. Informative and jovial staff gave us a quick overview "tour" and then we lingered on parts of the exhibit that were of most interest to us. A very nice...More

Thank alwaysplanning50
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is the site of the supercomputer for the National Center for Atmospheric Research sponsored by the National Science Foundation. This computer does all the weather forecasting for the Antarctica, and provides computing power for weather and climate forecasting. The guide took us through the...More

Thank ontheroadreading
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We go to the Boulder NCAR visitor's center and are accustomed to 2 floors of around a hundred nice displays about their work. This visitor's center has like 7 displays all in a single room that's off of the lobby. Also, it felt like you...More

Thank IslandLuxe
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you are a techie, or if you want to see what goes on in that big building over there, it's worth stopping. Great interactive display with huge video screen showing what they do there. You can see Yellowstone the supercomputer in the adjacent room.

Thank Wade E
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Visitors are welcomed during business hours. A great introduction video goes over why the super computer came to Cheyenne and some history. Informative displays and information is offered in the visitor area. You can see the complex super computer system through a glass window. Great...More

Thank sheriffland
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