Science on a Sphere

Public Tours

IMPORTANT: As of July 21, 2014, Visitor Center Security will no longer be able to accept IDs from some US states for site access. Please see security procedures for details.

Reservations are required for the weekly public tour offered each Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. All tours are free to the public.

  • To make a reservation for the weekly public tour, please visit our Sign-Up Page.
  • For all school tours, including K-12 and universities, please call 303-497-4091.
  • For special group tours, please call 303-497-4091.

Tours of the David Skaggs Research Center last approximately 1.5 hours and include stops at the Space Weather Prediction Center, ESRL Global Monitoring Division for information on the carbon dioxide record, the National Weather Service Forecast Office, and Science On a Sphere.

Tour stop descriptions can be found on the NOAA Boulder Resources page. For recorded information about the tour, call 303-497-3333.

See Visiting ESRL for maps, directions, and important security information for visitor site access.