Mount Washington Observatory

Mount Washington Observatory

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Mt. Washington Observatory The Mount Washington Observatory is a private, non-profit scientific and educational institution located on the top of Mount Washington. The Observatory’s mission is to advance understanding of the natural systems that create the Earth’s weather and climate, by maintaining its mountaintop weather station, conducting research and educational programs and interpreting the heritage of the NH Mount Washington region. Meteorological observations began on Mount Washington in 1870 by the U.S. Signal Service – a precursor of the U.S. Weather. Ask us about Mount Washington Observatory or share reviews and comments. To feature your business in – New Hampshire’s Internet Magazine, contact us.

Mt. Washington Observatory: NH Attractions

Historic photo of the Mt. Washington Observatory

Historic photo of the Mt. Washington Observatory

Mount Washington Observatory operates in two locations:

  • On the summit of Mount Washington:
    – Weather Station
    – Mount Washington Museum
  • In North Conway Village:
    – Weather Discovery Center
    – Administrative Offices

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