Welcome

to the Punxsutawney Weather
Discovery Center!

Punxsutawney – home of the world-famous furry weather forecaster – is also known as “The Weather Capital of the World.” That makes us the ultimate destination to learn how the science and folklore of weather prediction collide!

As of Friday, January 8, we will be open! Our january hours will be Fridays and saturdays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Please click here to view our health and safety policies and procedures for our visitors prior to your visit.

What’s New?

Voting underway for 2021 Little Mr. & miss Groundhog
Voting underway for 2021 Little Mr. & miss Groundhog

The voting for the 2021 Little Mr. & Miss Groundhog has begun! This year, there are 16 contestants- seven girls and nine boys. Each vote costs $1. The boy and girl with the most votes as of 4 p.m. on Jan. 28 will be crowned Little Mr. & Miss Groundhog 2021....

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We’re Open as of January 8
We’re Open as of January 8

As of Friday, January 8, we will be back open to visitors. For the month of January our open days will be Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. We appreciate your patience with our changing openings and closings and changing hours throughout the pandemic. We...

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Don't forget to vote for your favorite contestant in the Little Mr. & Miss Groundhog Contest! Voting is at Laska's Pizza daily from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Credit Card votes call 814-938-1000. Benefits the Weather Discovery Center's educational programs. ... See MoreSee Less

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