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://apollo11firststeps.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 8/30/2019
Runtime: 172 minutes
Members of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species-thought to be mere myths-rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.
Thursday, August 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Available through 1/2/2020
Daily: 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m.
Opens Thursday, August 22
For 100 million years, sea turtles have traversed our planet’s waters, surviving mass extinctions and playing a critical role in maintaining healthy marine food webs. In the new IMAX film Turtle Odyssey 3D, you will swim alongside an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji as she takes an incredible journey across thousands of miles of open ocean. From hatchling to adulthood, Bunji has some really wild encounters with playful sea lions, tiny sea horses, and vibrant clown fish. She will eventually migrate, with mysterious precision, back to the very beach where she was born, to lay her own eggs and the foundation for the next generation.
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D
Superpower Dogs 3D
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