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National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder

National Center for Atmospheric Research - Boulder, Colorado
National Center for Atmospheric Research
1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO 80305Map
+1 303 497 1000
Neighborhood: South Boulder

Established in 1960 to examine and explore world weather patterns and climate, NCAR (pronounced en-car) is a PhD peppered working environment, housed in a landmark building. It also doubles as an educational center packed with interactive displays to amaze adults and kids alike. The scenic nature trails surrounding the complex contain learning stations that explain weather patterns. Brochures allow you to guide yourself, and tours are available at noon on Monday and Wednesday. Admission is free.

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National Center for Atmospheric Research General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Science & Technology
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