Explore your world at the NOAA Open House

Join us February 11 in Silver Spring, Maryland, for hands-on science and fun
January 31, 2017
NOAA Open House in Silver Spring, Maryland - 2015.

Ever wanted to meet NOAA weather forecasters, hurricane hunter pilots and scientists who work on our planet's most pressing environmental issues? Here's your chance.

Join us February 11, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at NOAA’s Silver Spring, Maryland, campus for a series of free activities, including engaging guest presentations, interactive exhibits and hands-on activities for ages 5 and up. This free event is perfect for the whole family. (Adults, please remember to bring your photo IDs to gain building access). The Registration Desk opens at 8:30 a.m.

Early birds can also take a tour of the NOAA National Weather Service’s Operations Center. Come early; free tickets to this event are limited.

Plus: Starting Tuesday, February 7, stop by for a series of free lunchtime presentations at the Gateway to NOAA exhibit on a variety of timely topics. 

Please visit for a schedule of activities, event information and directions.