2024 Solar Eclipse at the Long Island Explorium

Apr 08, 2024 1:00PM—5:00PM

Cost $10 Per Person, limited availability

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2024 Solar Eclipse at the Long Island Explorium

Discover the Solar Eclipse at the Long Island Explorium:

Monday, April 8, 2024

Experience the Wonder of the Solar Eclipse at the Long Island Explorium!

Dive into the Wonders of the Universe

Join us at the Long Island Explorium, where science meets wonder, for an unforgettable solar eclipse viewing experience. It is a journey into the heart of the cosmos, right from our museum's doorstep.

This event is designed for all ages with a curiosity about the cosmos, offering an opportunity to delve into the science behind solar eclipses through exciting, hands-on activities. 

The museum will open for a special eclipse spectacular, on Monday, April 8th, from 1-5 pm. Witness a rare solar eclipse, which begins at 2:12 pm. Maximum will hit around 3:27 pm (visible at ~85-90% totality from Long Island). The eclipse will end at 4:37 pm.  Solar eclipses like this are a marvel to behold, occurring in the same location once every 400 years, making this an unmissable opportunity for an educational adventure.

Event Details

  • Event Date: Monday, April 8, 2024
  • Time: Museum opens from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Eclipse Highlights: Begins at 2:12 PM, Peaks at 3:27 PM (~85-90% totality), Ends at 4:37 PM
  • Included Bonus: Solar eclipse safety glasses are provided for each participant.

Registration Details

  • Admission: $10 per person. Pre-registration required.
  • Limited Availability: Only 40 spots are available.
  • Requirement: Solar Eclipse Waiver must be signed for participation.

Act Fast to Reserve Your Spot in This Unforgettable Science Celebration!
With limited space and supplies, we encourage early registration to ensure your participation in this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Secure Your Place Now and Be Part of a Day to Remember Under the Eclipse!

Register Now

Space is limited to 40 people maximum. 

Solar eclipse-safe glasses for each participant. Must sign the Solar Eclipse Waiver

All registration fees are non-refundable but can be credited toward future events based on availability with 4 days advance notice.  

Workshops are subject to registration numbers.

Current Long Island Explorium Members Only

Click here to get your exclusive Member discount code of 5% off workshop.  

Thank You Being a Member!

Use code:   Member5
during the registration process, on first page.

This code is only for use with active and current Long Island Explorium Members. 

Not a member? Contact us today to join and get your discounts.

About the Long Island Explorium (a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, charitable organization):

Founded in 2005, the Long Island Explorium is not just a museum; it's a launchpad for imagination and discovery. Through interactive exhibits, engaging workshops, and community events, we strive to ignite curiosity and passion for science and learning in hearts young and old. Join us on this adventure, where every question is a journey, and every journey brings us closer under the canopy of the cosmos.

Long Island Explorium is committed to the development of programs and exhibits deeply rooted in research and evidence-based practice. Our programs are aligned with NYSSLS, ELA, Math, and Social Studies Standards.

These events are organized by the Long Island Explorium and provided free of charge in our support of children and STEM enrichment. If you would like to support this or any of our programs, please consider a donation of $10 to the Explorium by visiting our Support Page https://longislandexplorium.org/support-us/ 

Please view our Visit Us page to learn more about our reopening and enhanced protocols, https://longislandexplorium.org/visit-us/

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The location

The Long Island Explorium is a leading non-profit organization in STEM education with a mission to foster innovative thinking, build confidence, and promote teamwork among future generations. Our unique curriculum, exhibits, and educational approach is designed to spark creative solutions and encourage a "fail forward" mindset. As Long Island's premier family maker space, we host the annual Maker Faire Long Island, further solidifying our position as a leading innovator in STEM education and discovery.

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If you would like to book private use of the Explorium at other times than currently scheduled, please contact us at info@longislandexplorium.org.