Solar Eclipse Glasses: Where to Buy, Where to Get Them Free

Looking for safe solar eclipse glasses? Get a free pair at Warby Parker or your local library, or buy a pair at these select retailers.

A total solar eclipse over the Blue Ridge Mountains.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

To watch the solar eclipse today as safely as possible, you’ll need ISO-certified glasses. Looking directly at the sun during such events is dangerous and can cause long-term eye damage. So you don’t fall for cheap knock-offs that may harm your eyes, we’ve compiled a list of 10+ places to get your safe and certified solar eclipse glasses.

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Kathryn Pomroy

For the past 18+ years, Kathryn has highlighted the humanity in personal finance by shaping stories that identify the opportunities and obstacles in managing a person's finances. All the same, she’ll jump on other equally important topics if needed. Kathryn graduated with a degree in Journalism and lives in Duluth, Minnesota. She joined Kiplinger in 2023 as a contributor.