Total Solar Eclipse Tour 2019

Totality awaits you in Chile!

Cajon_del_MaipoWe invite you to experience the heavens’ most dramatic sky sight — a total solar eclipse — in South America. The Milwaukee Public Museum will lead a seven-day, six-night solar eclipse trip to Chile from June 28 through July 4, 2019.  Our southern hemisphere sojourn has many exciting experiences and events; see all the details in our downloadable brochure below.  We hope you will join us on this exciting adventure south — it  promises to be a trip of a lifetime. Sign up soon — this trip is sure to sell fast!

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  • Welcome dinner on June 28
  • Overnight hotel stay (including breakfast) at Marina Las Condes, Best Western Premier Hotel in Santiago, Chile for three nights—June 28-30
  • Tent accommodations for three nights —July 1-3 — with full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) prepared by local chefs
  • Lunch during day tours on June 29 and 30
  • Round trip airfare between Santiago and La Serena
  • All ground transportation between Saturday, June 29 and Thursday morning, July 4
  • Admission entry fees to tour stops
  • Guided evening southern sky viewing with MPM Astronomer Bob Bonadurer
  • Eclipse glasses, telescope access during the total solar eclipse on July 2, and access to other safe viewing equipment
  • MPM eclipse shirt and bag

  • Airfare to and from Santiago, Chile Airport Code: SCL
  • Personal trip and flight insurance (STRONGLY RECOMMENDED - We use Travel Guard)
  • Your passport or travel visa fees
  • Any trip extensions you decide to do
  • Ground transportation upon arrival from SCL to Marina Las Condes, Best Western Premier Hotel
  • Dinners on June 29 and 30
  • Incidentals and personal items

June 28 - July 4, 2019

Price and Payment

$4,650 (double occupancy)
$7,500 (single occupancy)

A deposit of 50% will be collected at the time of your reservation. The balance will be due on November 15, 2018.

Reservations and Questions

To receive a registration form or to reserve your eclipse adventure directly, call Kristine Orozco at the Milwaukee Public Museum at 414-278-2757.

Please have the following information ready:
  • Passport Number & Expiration Date
  • Date of Birth
  • Current address
  • Credit Card

For all trip itinerary and eclipse questions, please call Planetarium Director Bob Bonadurer at 414-278-6985.