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NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory

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A fantastic place to visit, especially with kids.

A wonderful learning experience and fun for everyone. The exhibits are hands on. Watch (out) for... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
wallace s
Boulder, Colorado
Great free tour on Tuesday afternoon

Many wonderful things are done here. Air quality, climate change, stratospheric ozone, radiation... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

A wonderful learning experience and fun for everyone. The exhibits are hands on. Watch (out) for the twister .... Ha ha

Thank wallace s
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Many wonderful things are done here. Air quality, climate change, stratospheric ozone, radiation, aerosol, weather forecasting, renewable energy, data archiving research are showcased. Science on a sphere show is a must. See a weather forecasting office in active. Kids, adults, and retired will enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

NOAA's Earth System lab is a great place to bring kids. It's free and so many of the exhibits are interactive. It's also really interesting and informative. I hope all of you who go take things to heart regarding climate change and the environment.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

The medicine wheel I spoke of earlier has been desecrated. The "I was here" stones have been removed. And so many things more, that were left there by the People; No problem; go to the west of the building, and you will see the gateway...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Beautiful setting against the Flatirons! We enjoyed the interactive exhibits. It was not as large as we expected and only took an hour or so to see. Worth your time.

1  Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Tour guides were the scientists who work there, they are very knowledgeable. Lots of things to see and touch.

Thank Evelyn L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We stopped here while we were in Boulder. The exhibits were well done and kids would love them. The views were great. We went on the short nature trail and were impressed at the other trails that were available. We were there less than an...More

Thank Liz A
Reviewed 13 April 2017

this is another of the must see in Boulder.. its just amazing and the displays are wonderful. take your camera and a must see

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have lived here for 43 years and had never done this tour untill this past September. It is so interesting, well laid out and thoughtfully presented. You will meet a lot of people from arounf the state and around the counrty.

Thank coloradodave2015
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a beautiful place to learn about our weather and the planets. Many hands on experiences....I wish we had more time but great to see even if you do not.. I beleive it is open 7 days a week. We were there on a Sunday,...More

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Ryan D
3 December 2017|
Response from Evelyn L | Reviewed this property |
The tours are free and require reservations.
27 May 2015|
Response from ROCtraveler30 | Reviewed this property |
I think I signed up a couple days ahead because I knew we were going to be in Boulder and really wanted to be on the tour. If you go to their tour sign-up page it shows you exactly how many slots are open for each week's... More