MAY 18 – SEP 8
Open Daily: 10 am – 5 pm
Thursdays: 10 am – 5 pm
Thursdays: 5 pm – 9 pm*
*Science Gallery & Planetarium Close at 5 pm
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*Hours of operation vary for holidays.
Rain Day Event
In case of rain or cloudy skies, we will still have three viewing areas where you can watch the live feed of the total eclipse for FREE from 10 am – 2:45 pm:
There will be a special showing of Live With the Stars at 3 & 4 pm in the Planetarium (regular admission rates apply).
Get ready for this summer’s solar eclipse! At the Museum, the sun will be 70% eclipsed – join us as we view the event LIVE with safe solar telescopes and make your own pinhole projector (while supplies last). We’ll also have a live feed from the central eclipse path, showing the awe-inspiring total solar eclipse.
Go even deeper into the science of eclipses and how to best see the eclipse in August with our brand new Planetarium show, Chasing the Shadow: This Summer’s Solar Eclipse, opening July 1.
WARNING: NEVER STARE DIRECTLY INTO THE SUN.
To safely view the eclipse, use one of the following methods:
For more safety tips to view the eclipse safely, click here.
To verify that your eclipse glasses are manufactured by an approved company, click here.
The Eclipse programming is presented by