Location: Phipps IMAX Theater, Level 2
A scientific adventure. A compelling detective story. A stunning sight to see. Flight of the Butterflies 3D is all this and more. Dr. Fred Urquhart spent nearly 40 years working to discover the monarch butterflies’ secret hideaway and solve the mystery of their unique migration path. In this dazzling 3D film, you will experience the inspiring story of this scientist’s passion and see up close the lifecycle of these beautiful creatures. Get a butterfly’s-view of the world as you fly over North America and into the isolated mountaintops in Mexico where you will encounter hundreds of millions of fluttering monarchs.
Run Time: 44 minutes
February 15 - May 30, 2013
Sun - Thurs: 11:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Fri - Sat: 11:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
May 31 - June 20, 2013
Mon - Sun: 11:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
June 21 - September 5, 2013
Mon - Sun: 11:30 a.m.
An Evening in IMAX: Flight of the Butterflies 3D
Tuesday, May 14, 7:00 p.m.
Museum curator of entomology Frank Krell and Chris Pague from The Nature Conservancy will share other compelling stories of migration and shifting ranges in the face of climate change. Following the program, enjoy a reception with coffee and cookies. Click here to purchase tickets to this event.