Best Viewing Locations For The Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse
by Liam Dahlborn | 04/08/2024 | 5:00am

Eclipse glasses are for sale along with Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon," album at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Sunday, April 7, 2024. (AP Photo/Stephanie Nano)

For a few minutes on April 8, at roughly 3:15 p.m., the moon will pass directly in front of the sun, making New York dark. This will be the first total solar eclipse to happen across the United States since August of 2017.

Viewing locations for the solar eclipse:

American Museum of Natural History: Join the museum before the eclipse for family-friendly educational activities and to receive your eclipse glasses.

Top of the Rock: Enjoy complimentary, ISO-certified solar eclipse glasses provided by Warby Parker, themed treats from The Weather Room, and eclipse-inspired music while taking in 360-degree views of New York City.

Hudson River Museum: Enjoy an array of special programs for all ages, including an in-person talk with former NASA astronaut Ron Garan.

One World Observatory: Enjoy the eclipse from the top of this building with1 pair of solar eclipse viewing glasses, a voucher for 1 complimentary beverage of your choice, a commemorative One World Observatory pint glass and a commemorative souvenir photo.

Flatiron NoMad: Enjoy an afternoon full of science and family-friendly activities in celebration of this unique phenomenon. It's in collaboration with the Flatiron NoMad partnership and the Simons Foundation.

Green-Wood's Meadow: Enjoy viewing the eclipse at the Historic Chapel where you can enjoy the celestial spectacle through special-edition glasses and telescopes equipped with solar filters

Liberty Science Center: Enjoy the eclipse at New Jersey's Largest Astronomy Party.

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