Not in the path of totality for the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21? Don't be sad, meet us at the Museum for a totality of fun with other eclipse fans, including NASA!
Join Museum educators and NASA scientists outside the main entrance as we watch the almost total eclipse of the sun from 9:30 to 10:30 AM (Outside viewing FREE, no reservations required).
Then watch this amazing event via livestream from cities in the path of totality. NASA's Eclipse MegaCast live coverage will be shown in the Allen Theater from 9:30 to 11:45 AM (Included with admission to the Museum, and FREE for members).
Viewing the eclipse without special eye protection can cause serious damage to your eyes. For more information about safely viewing the eclipse, NASA has tips.
Safe viewing glasses (courtesy of NASA) are FREE to the first 1000 visitors. Only available day-of. "first-come-first-serve." Museum opens at 9:00 AM.
NASA's Gulfstream III Science Aircraft will be based at the Museum Aug. 20-21 for its airborne science mission of the Aug. 21 eclipse, and will be flying high over Oregon during totality at about 10:12 AM Be sure to stay around and greet the NASA plane when it arrives later in the morning!
For more information on the eclipse, check out:
Need a ride to or from the event? Thanks to our partner Lyft, get $5 off a ride to or from the Museum with MOFECLIPSE.
Sorry, glasses previously for sale in our store are no longer available.