Phipps IMAX Theater takes you from the comfort of their seats right into the middle of the action as they explore the newest frontiers in science and some of nature’s wildest places on a 3-story high screen.IMAX shows require a special ticket but do not require Museum admission.
Prices and showtimes may vary.
Available through 1/1/2020
Runtime: 47 minutes
Times subject to changeDaily: 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m.
Opens May 17
Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing with Apollo 11: First Steps Edition, a special IMAX version of Todd Douglas Miller's thrilling documentary, showcasing the real-life moments of the famed mission. Using never-before-seen footage and a newly discovered trove of audio recordings, the filmmakers reconstructed the Apollo 11 story in astonishing detail. Experience the exhilarating final moments of preparation, countdown, liftoff, landing, and return of this historic mission that united the world for one of humankind’s greatest achievements.
For more information about the film, visit https://apollo11firstteps.com
Runtime: 45 minutes
Times subject to changeDaily: 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m.Friday and Saturday: 6 p.m.
Best friend, indeed. You will be awed by the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring story, journey around the globe to follow remarkable dogs that save lives and share a powerful bond with their human partners.
Meet the superhero canines:
Available through 8/21/2019
Times subject to changeDaily: 1 p.m., 4 p.m.
Marvel at one of nature’s most breathtaking shows as you explore molten worlds and exploding craters across the globe.
For billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know. The continents, the air we breathe, even life itself all have their origins in fire. These processes have created extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats. With more than 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of “mass construction.”
Travel alongside intrepid explorer Carsten Peter as you dodge boulders at the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu, visit incredible mineral deposit fields in Ethiopia, and explore the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii.
Available through 8/3/2019
Runtime: 125 minutes
Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls.
Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 3 at and 7:30 p.m.
Available through 7/20/2019
Runtime: 142 minutes
The riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost—on Armstrong and on the nation—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
Back by popular demand! The riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost—on Armstrong and on the nation
Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m.
**No show July 4**
Friday, July 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D
Superpower Dogs 3D
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