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Weather Bureau on Hatteras Island

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Address: 57190 Kohler Road, Hatteras Island, NC
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+1 252-473-2111
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Well I must admit I did not do my do diligence before coming here. I saw weather bureau & thought well that would be interesting, well no not really it USED to be the weather... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2015
Kitsaattheshore
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in NJ
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Ha Ha Ha I really thought I was going to visit a working weather bureau in the Outer Banks, but found out this place USED TO BE the weather bureau YEARS AGO !!! Oh well, the stop was not wasted, the place is now a visitors center with plenty information about the area. Well worth the time, but not if... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

The old Weather Bureau is today a visitor's center, but it also hosts a small museum about how meteorologist's worked in the old days. If you're interested in weather it's an interesting stop.

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in NJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Well I must admit I did not do my do diligence before coming here. I saw weather bureau & thought well that would be interesting, well no not really it USED to be the weather station, I believe it stopped being a weather station in the 40's? Now it is a welcome center, a place to pick up info &... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great Building preserved now a visitor information center. Original doors and millwork along with the gorgeous bannister make a tour worth while. Pick up info on a lot of area activities

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Thank MelanieCantrell
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Ok, this place tells you at least a little bit of interesting information about the Outer Banks, like how the Oregon Inlet was created. But other than that, it's all just a weather station and a bunch off brochures.

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Thank Nexith M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

There is some posters on the walls. Nothing for kids to be interested in, and a bunch of travel information. I wouldn't waste your time.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

I learned more from the brochure than I did the attendant at the facility. It seems you're on your own. If you don't read everything you won't know anything. The attendant was kind enough to turn the lights on but that was about it..

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Erwin, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

My husband and I visited this little "museum" thinking it was a weather station. It is not. There were a few exhibits and pictures, but nothing to make it worth a special trip to visit. Disappointed. Cute on the outside, but don't bother stopping.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2012

This little museum really shows you how far weather forecasting has come in the last hundred years. The exhibits were soooooooooooo very interesting and informative. A must see on Cape Hatteras!

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Thank mscbestforyou
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2012

We were under the impression that this was a weather station. It is only a visitors center that was a weather bureau long, long ago.

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5 Thank Rick-Christine

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