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Valero Eclipse Extravaganza!

1900 N. Chaparral St.
October 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
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Event Details:

A high-noon Moon is coming! The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History and Valero present the Valero Eclipse Extravaganza! It’s a day filled with one-of-a-kind activities and programs to celebrate this one-of-a-kind celestial event.­ (Safety glasses will be provided for the first 1100 guests.) The eclipse will arc directly over the Museum a few minutes before noon. The Corpus Christi Astronomical Society, the Museum’s celestial partner, will focus their telescope on the stellar event. And from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Museum’s science educators (staff and volunteers) will present STEM-focused experiments and demonstrations including solar ovens, solar slime, galaxy jars, and chemistry ice cream.  See water rocket demonstrations at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Event Highlights:

  • Saturday, October 14, 2023
  • 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Doors open at 9:00 a.m. for Members
  • General Admission for Non-Members
  • Museum Members & Children Under 3 are FREE
  • Eclipse will arc over the Museum a few minutes before Noon
  • FREE eclipse glasses given to the first 1100 guests
  • Solar Oven Activity
  • Galaxy Jars Activity
  • Solar Slime Activity
  • Make Your Own Chemistry Ice Cream
  • Water Rocket Demonstrations every hour from 10:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m.
  • Free BBQ Lunch while supplies last, Donated by Stronghold Companies & Valero


Date: October 14, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue Name: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Address: 1900 N. Chaparral St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 United States
Phone: 361-826-4667