Experience the Awe of the Solar Eclipse at Kentucky Science Center’s Special Event on April 8th

Kentucky Science Center hosts exclusive solar eclipse event

The Kentucky Science Center is hosting a special event for the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at their Main Street location. This event is free with admission and includes access to all the Kentucky Science Center’s activities across 50,000 square feet of space. A limited number of eclipse glasses will also be distributed free with admission.

Guests attending the event will have access to educational sessions on the eclipse, eclipse-viewing safety, gravity, cultural interpretations of eclipses and constellations, and the chance to view the partial eclipse. Special programming will be stationed throughout the galleries to enhance the experience for visitors.

The event will include activities such as creating pinhole cameras, streaming live coverage of the eclipse from NASA, and educational programs about gravity and UV rays. Guests can also choose to attend documentary screenings of Journey to Space 3-D, a film about NASA’s Space Shuttle program and the International Space Station.

Chief Executive Officer of the Kentucky Science Center, Mike Norman expressed excitement for this once-in-20-years phenomenon saying “We are thrilled to offer this unique opportunity for our community to witness this natural wonder.” The Kentucky Science Center is located at 727 W Main Street and is open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

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