NOAA exhibits

Gateway to NOAA

Located just steps from the Silver Spring Metro Station – Red Line, “Gateway to NOAA” is a new, permanent exhibit on NOAA’s Silver Spring, Md. campus highlighting the ways in which NOAA takes the pulse of the planet every day and protects and manages ocean and coastal resources. The exhibit is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and is located at 1325 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Md.

The exhibit features a number of engaging displays:

If you are interested in requesting a tour or special programming, email us at

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