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Total Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On August 21, the continental United States will see its first total solar eclipse in 99 years! Florida residents will be able to view the solar eclipse at 85 percent totality, which means the moon will almost completely cover the sun.

Visit Orlando Science Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a fun and safe celebration of the eclipse! The peak viewing time is approximately 2:45 p.m.

For more information, go to osc.org/eclipse

Be sure to RSVP to this event to stay up-to-date with more information as the eclipse draws near!


Orlando Science Center will also be hosting FREE pop-up viewing locations around town. These locations are made possible with support from Florida Hospital For Children, Full Sail Labs, & Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.

Free safe viewing glasses will be distributed at each pop-up location while supplies last:

Central Park West Meadow
150 W. Morse Blvd.
Winter Park, FL 32789

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
445 S Magnolia Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801

Additional locations TBA.


With general admission, in addition to exploring all of Orlando Science Center’s exhibits and viewing our films, visitors will be able to:

• View the solar eclipse safely with special glasses and/or using our solar telescope filters
• Make phone filters to capture great photos of the eclipse
• Get creative with solar-themed crafts and art activities
• Calculating eclipse distances and temperatures
• Solar eclipse demos and presentations


Viewing at pop-up locations is free.

Solar eclipse activities at Orlando Science Center are included with general admission which is $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors and students, $14.95 for children ages 3–11. The event is free to Science Center members and Member Guest Passes are accepted.

Science for All – General Admission Access Program:
If you have an EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) or WIC card and a valid form of photo ID, please show it at the admissions desk to receive $3 admission per person for up to six individuals. This discount applies to general admission and may not be applicable for special engagement exhibits or certain events.


August 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Orlando Science Center
777 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States