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Please note: Tours of NWS Wakefield have been suspended until further notice. We will provide notice when tours are once again permitted. We apologize for the inconvenience.


For now, please enjoy this virtual tour of our office: 




Prior to submitting the tour request form below, please note the following tour policies:

  1. The tour request form, below, must be completed and forwarded to the National Weather Service in Wakefield.
  2. Office tours are weather dependent. The National Weather Service in Wakefield reserves the right to postpone tours at any time due to adverse weather. In the event a tour is postponed, we will do our best to schedule another date with you. 
  3. Tours will be scheduled during normal business hours on Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  4. Due to security protocols, all tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
  5. The maximum number of people per tour group is 20.
  6. For school/youth groups, the minimum grade level is 2nd grade.
  7. Upon receipt of this form, a representative from NWS Wakefield will contact you to finalize the plans for your tour.
  8. If anyone in your group has special needs, please contact us ahead of time so that we may better accommodate them.
  9. No bags, packages, or purses are allowed to be carried into our building.
  10. Tours will also be cancelled if the national security threat level is elevated to the Severe (ORANGE) category. Tours will not be re-scheduled until the level falls below orange. 
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