On April 8, 2024, thousands experienced the wonder of the Great North American Eclipse at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership with Carnegie Science.

In the lead-up to the event, the Perot Museum distributed eclipse glasses and educational resources throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth community. Carnegie Science astronomers also shared their expertise with Museum visitors, schools, and community events across the city.

Relive the awe-inspiring total solar eclipse below.



Perot Museum of Nature and Science Provides Unparalleled Resources for Once-In-A-Lifetime Great North American Eclipse

Eclipse Timing (CST) – April 8, 2024

12:23pm — Eclipse begins
1:40pm — Totality starts
1:44pm — Totality ends
3:02pm — Eclipse ends

2024 Total Eclipse path through Texas
Eye Safety

It is unsafe to view a solar eclipse without specialized eyewear. Viewing the sun directly or through a telescope, camera or binoculars can result in serious eye injuries.

Click here for more safety tips from NASA. 


Community Outreach Events

Eclipse insight and educational activities.

  • April 3 — La Grande Community Engagements
  • April 3 — For Oak Cliff, 907 E Ledbetter Dr, Dallas, TX 75216
  • April 4 — Klyde Warren Park
  • April 4 — Stevie Ray Vaughan Park, 4334 W Jefferson Blvd, Cockrell Hill, TX 75211
  • April 4 — W. H. Adamson High School
  • April 6 — Perot Museum Member Morning (Open to Museum members only)
  • April 6 — City of Ennis
  • April 6 — Perot Museum ChallENGe Lab, Bio Lab and Art Lab (General admission tickets required)



  • April 6 — Kiest Park, 3080 S Hampton Rd Dallas, TX 75224
  • April 6 — Klyde Warren Park
  • April 7 — Perot Museum ChallENGe Lab, Bio Lab and Art Lab (General admission tickets required)
  • April 7 — 1200 E Joe Ramsey BLVD, Greenville, TX 75402
  • April 7 — Klyde Warren Park
  • April 8 — Cotton Bowl Stadium
  • April 8 — Klyde Warren Park
Educator Guide

Prepare your students and families for the upcoming total solar eclipse with specially curated activities, including tips for eye safety and the science behind eclipses.




Click here for more solar eclipse insight from Carnegie Science.


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Supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture