Solar eclipse viewing in Orlando

Posted by Nicole Kiefert
on Tuesday, August 01, 2017

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The Orlando Science Center will be offering an eclipse viewing party to celebrate the first total solar eclipse in 99 years! Central Florida will experience 85% totality on August 21 and the Orlando Science Center is celebrating the day with presentations, demos, and more! There will be crafts and sensory activities available for the younger eclipse enthusiasts. Admission will also get viewers eclipse glasses and/or using the center's telescope filters. 

The event will run from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Eclipse Day. Daily general admission to Orlando Science Center is free for members, $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors and students, and $14.95 for youth (ages 3 – 11). 

Make sure to safely view the eclipse with special eclipse glasses.
The Orlando Science Center staff will also be distributing eclipse glasses and educating viewers at free pop up locations around Orlando sponsored by the Florida Hospital for Children, Full Sail Labs, and the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. Two confirmed locations are Central Park West Meadow in Winter Park and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. More sites are currently TBA. Find out more about the event here

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