2017 Great American Solar Eclipse

Metropolis will be a prime viewing location for the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21st, 2017.  One of only a few places nationwide that will experience a TOTAL solar eclipse, Metropolis is ready to go dark for 2 minutes and 23 seconds.  Predictions indicate the total eclipse will begin at 1:21 pm CST.  Maximum Totality will be reached at 1:23 pm CST and totality will end at 1:24 pm CST.

Make your plans to experience “The Sight of a Lifetime” in Metropolis!

“The Sight of A Lifetime” Prime Viewing Areas with Free Parking

Fort Massac State Park

Fort Massac State Park

1308 E. 5th Street


Dorothy Miller Park

East Front Street

The Superman Statue

Superman Square & Market Street