Explore your world at the NOAA Open House

Join us February 10 in Silver Spring, Maryland, for hands-on science and fun
January 29, 2018
Kids get involved in cool science activities at a past NOAA Open House at the agency's headquarters building in Silver Spring, Maryland. (2015 photo.)

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 10, 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 Operations Center. Come early; free tickets to this event are limited.

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