Free Shows and Demos

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Choose a day below to view the available events, IMAX films, and Planetariums shows.

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Events for Thursday, December 18, 2014
  • Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

    In this Museum-produced show, zip through other-worldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy, and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole.

    Run Time: 25 minutes

    Showtimes:
    October 10, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Daily, 2 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m.

     

    Planetarium
  • Cosmic Cruisin'

    Showtimes:
    October 10, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Daily, 12:30 p.m.

  • Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure

    Volcanoes tower 80,000 feet above a barren surface. Monstrous hurricanes rage for 400 years. And multicolored rings sit suspended in air.

    In Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure, travel through our solar system at many times the speed of light, taking in the wonders of the planets and their moons.

    Run Time: 23 minutes

    Showtimes:
    October 10, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Daily, 10:30 a.m., noon, 2:30 p.m.
    Monday - Friday: 11:30 a.m.

    Planetarium
  • D Day Normandy 1944 3D

    June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet few know in detail exactly why and how this monumental event changed the course of history. The new IMAX 3D film D-Day: Normandy 1944 seamlessly blends stunning computer-generated images, live-action reenactments, and historic photos and film to recount this carefully planned mission. From those who lived through it to those who are hearing the story for the first time, all generations will receive a new perspective on this extraordinary moment in human history. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, the film pays tribute to the millions of men and women, soldiers and civilians, who give their lives for freedom. A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude.

    Showtimes:

    December 12, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Mon-Sun: 2:00 p.m.
    Fri-Sat: 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.

    IMAX
  • Deepsea Challenge 3D

    As a boy, award-winning filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. Deepsea Challenge 3D is the dramatic fulfillment of Cameron’s dream as it chronicles his solo dive to the untouched depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding; the footage is breathtaking. Deepsea Challenge 3D melds scientific discovery and human ingenuity into a groundbreaking adventure to a new frontier.

    Recommended for ages 7 and up.

    Showtimes:

    December 12, 2014 - February 12, 2015

    Mon-Sun: 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m.
    Fri-Sat: 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

    IMAX
  • Jerusalem 3D

    Filmed for the first time in 3D and for the giant screen, Jerusalem 3D immerses audiences into one of the world's most beloved cities. Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to three major religions through the stories of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim families who call Jerusalem home. Join renowned archaeologist, Dr. Jodi Magness, as she travels underground to solve some of this city’s greatest mysteries. Find out why, after thousands of years, Jerusalem and the Holy Land continue to stir the imagination of billions of people. Unprecedented access to the city's holiest sites, as well as rare and breathtaking aerial footage of the Old City and the Holy Land, combine to make Jerusalem 3D a unique and stunning cinematic experience.

    Showtimes:

    December 12, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Mon-Sun: 5:00 p.m.

    IMAX
  • Journey to the South Pacific 3D

    Narrated by Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pacific 3D will take moviegoers on a breathtaking IMAX® 3D adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea. Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to this magical place where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea. Home to more than 2,000 species of sea life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine ecosystem on earth. An uplifting story of hope and celebration, Journey to the South Pacific 3D highlights the importance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home.

    Showtimes:

    December 12, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Mon-Sun: 11:30 a.m.

    IMAX
  • One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

    One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected.

    Run Time: 23 minutes


    Showtimes:
    October 10, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Daily, 10 a.m.

    Planetarium
  • Perfect Little Planet

    Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms of Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? A solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.

     

    Showtimes:
    October 10, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Daily, 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

    Planetarium
  • Tiny Giants 3D

    Lower yourself to the level of some of nature’s smallest creatures as they experience some gigantic adventures! Tiny Giants 3D follows a chipmunk in an untamed woodland and a grasshopper mouse in Arizona’s scorched desert as both are forced to grow up fast when they find themselves on their own and facing some ferocious rivals and predators. You will be awed by this suspenseful tale as these mighty minis use their ingenious superpowers to not only survive but to become masters of their universe.

    Recommended for ages 8 and up.

    Showtimes:
    December 12, 2014 - February 12, 2015

    Mon-Sun: 10:30 a.m., 3:00 p.m.

    IMAX
  • We Are Aliens

    Showtimes:
    October 10, 2014 - February 12, 2015
    Daily, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m.

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