Explore your world at NOAA's Open House

Join us February 6 in Silver Spring, Maryland, for hands-on science and fun
February 4, 2016
NOAA Open House in Silver Spring, Maryland - 2015.

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

Join us February 6, 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).

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 9, 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.