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Solar Eclipse Viewing – SOLD OUT

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our total solar eclipse viewing party is SOLD OUT (tickets are not available at the door).

If you purchased tickets, kindly note that parking space at the museum is limited; however, you can find additional parking at Waryas Park, located next to the museum.


Join us for a stellar event and experience one of the universe’s greatest cosmic coincidences at the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum Pavilion with our TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE viewing party!

Though Poughkeepsie is not in the path of totality for this total eclipse, we will experience just over 90% eclipse coverage.

We promise a celebration to remember with engaging STEAM programs, delicious food, and a galaxy of solar-themed activities including:  

Special presentation by NASA scientist
Kids activities including eclipse crafts
Eclipse science demonstrations
Presentations in our new digital 4K planetarium about our solar system and the universe beyond
Temporary and glitter tattoos
Safe solar glasses (2 per family, free with tickets)
Groovy Scoops Ice Cream will be on hand!

COST: $5.00 MHDM Members, $8.00 Non-Members
LOCATION: MHDM Pavilion (museum closed)



April 8
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum Pavilion
75 North Water Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 United States