A group of students playing with the Touch a Cloud exhibit


Touch a cloud, consider chaos, steer a hurricane, explore climate, take a look at the Sun, and browse art galleries. At the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, CO, our exhibits will take you on a hands-on journey through the world of weather and climate.

Exhibit areas include:

See a map of our exhibits.

The exhibits are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays. Visitor Center staff is onsite and available to answer questions during weekday business hours only. Tours of NCAR and its Visitor Center and exhibits are offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at noon during normal business days. For more information, please see our Tour Options page.