Great North American Eclipse Viewing in the Laura W. Bush Native Texas Park


April 8, 2024

This event is currently sold out.  

Step into the heart of the Laura W. Bush Native Texas Park for a chance to see the Great North American Eclipse as it crosses Dallas on April 8, 2024. Weather permitting, Texas Master Naturalists will offer tours of the park while we wait for the eclipse to reach totality around 1:40 p.m. Join us at the Bush Center to experience this rare and exciting event!

Eclipse glasses from Totality over TX will be available while supplies last. Please be aware that viewing a solar eclipse improperly can lead to serious and permanent eye damage. Please visit the American Astronomical Society (AAS) and NASA websites for more information about eye safety and other necessary safety precautions to take during a solar eclipse. The Bush Center assumes no responsibility for any person causing harm to themselves or others by following unsafe eclipse viewing procedures.

Schedule of Events

11:30 a.m. Registration opens for eclipse glasses pick-up
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Native Texas Park Tour with Master Naturalists (Optional)
12:23 p.m. Eclipse begins
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Native Texas Park Tour with Master Naturalists (Optional)
1:15 p.m. Registration closes

*Please ensure you have picked up your eclipse glasses to move into position for the viewing

1:40 p.m. Totality starts
1:44 p.m. Totality ends, eclipse continues
2:00 – 3:00 p.m Native Texas Park Tour with Master Naturalists
3:02 p.m. Eclipse ends

Guests can continue enjoying the park or visit the Bush Museum. For museum tickets please click here.


Frequently Asked Questions

This is a come and go event. Check-in will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the entrance to the Native Texas Park near the Bush Institute to ensure guests have ample time to pick up their eclipse glasses and move into position for the viewing.