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Great American Solar Eclipse Watch Party


Monday, Aug. 21

Age Range

all ages

Event type



This event is FREE for all Museum at Prairiefire guests and will take place on the Prairiefire Wetlands terrace. Check in with front-of-house upon arrival to be guided towards the watch party area. You will be able to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy as the eclipse passes by overhead.

The first 50 Museum at Prairiefire Members to arrive will receive special gift bags, including a set of solar viewing glasses (limit one per family). A limited supply of additional glass will be on sale for $2 to help benefit Museum at Prairiefire educational programs.

The eclipse everyone is talking about is less than two weeks away, and the Museum at Prairiefire will be able to view 99.5% of the solar eclipse! Visit the Museum from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM for your near-total eclipse experience.

This event is for all ages with families encouraged to experience the nationwide eclipse event together! Enjoy arts and crafts tables, solar eclipse mythology stories, make your own pinhole cameras and be a citizen scientist for NASA!