Texas Hill Country Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Johnson City: Total Eclipse of the Sun: 99 Years in the Making

August 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Did you know the last time a total eclipse crossed the United States from coast to coast was 99 years ago? Join us August 20th from 1-4pm to celebrate this extraordinary celestial event. Learn what causes an eclipse and why they are so rare as you enjoy one-of-a-kind solar activities. Harness the power of the sun by trying your hand at wood burning art or stop by the galaxy station to create your very own solar system mobile. And don't forget to pick up your FREE solar viewing glasses courtesy of Johnson City Library.

Looking for more solar eclipse fun? Check out the Johnson City Library's Viewing Party Monday from 11:30am-2:30pm.

Mark your calendar for one of nature's most awe-inspiring events!

Hours: Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.


  • Science Mill
  • 101 S. Lady Bird Lane
  • Johnson City, Texas
  • 78636



  • Under 3 Free, 3-18 $8.50, Adults $10, Seniors (65+) and Military $8