Total Solar Eclipse Viewing at Shelburne Museum


SHELBURNE, Vt. (January 24, 2024) — Experience a special viewing of the total solar eclipse at Shelburne Museum on Monday, April 8. The museum grounds will be open along with the Weathervane Café, the Carousel, Round Barn and, depending on the weather conditions, a limited number of galleries and buildings. The grounds will welcome ticketed visitors from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Enjoy this awesome solar wonder from the unique vantage point of Shelburne Museum, which is in the path of totality, and near Burlington, Vermont. Tickets are $25 for adults; $23 for museum members; $15 for children 3 to 17 and college students with ID; and free for children under 3. Tickets include parking and special eclipse-viewing glasses. You must have an event ticket to park and attend. A limited number of tickets will be sold and tickets are non-refundable.

For an extra-special experience, you’re invited to Totality on the Ti! These premium tickets are $150, or $125 for museum members, and benefit the 1871 Colchester Lighthouse. The event includes lunch and bar, a souvenir booklet, viewing glasses, and exclusive access to the decks of the National Historic Landmark steamboat Ticonderoga for eclipse viewing.

The next chance to view a total solar eclipse in the contiguous United States isn’t until August 23, 2044, so purchase your tickets today! For tickets, visit

About Shelburne Museum

Founded in 1947 by trailblazing folk art collector Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888–1960), Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, is the largest art and history museum in northern New England and Vermont’s foremost public resource for visual art and material culture. The Museum’s 45-acre campus is comprised of 39 buildings including the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education and Webb Gallery featuring important American paintings by Andrew Wyeth, Winslow Homer, Grandma Moses, John Singleton Copley and many more. For more information, please visit

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Shelburne Museum

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