Incredible Adventure at Science Museum of Virginia IMAX® Theater

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Have you been to a movie at the Science Museum of Virginia IMAX® theater? If not, you don’t know what you’re missing! It’s not just a movie – it’s an incredible time of being immersed into another world with the 76 foot screen. You don’t just watch the movie – you become a part of it.

The IMAX films are projected on a screen which is ten times the size of traditional 35mm film. And the screens surround the entire theater so every seat is a GREAT seat!

The Best Part?

The best part of all is that films shown at the IMAX are not only educational, but fun, exciting, engaging, and even funny. Take a look at what’s playing now at the Science Museum’s IMAX Dome:

  • Rocky Mountain Express  (thru May 24th) an epic adventure of building Canada’s first transcontinental railway system as you are propelled on a steam train journey through the majestic Canadian Rockies.
  • Born to Be Wild  (Thru May 24th) an inspiring story of love and dedication between humans and animals. It’s a journey through unbelievable lush forests and rugged terrain.
  • Flight of the Butterflies (COMING May 25th – September 6th) – An incredible migration of hundreds of millions of Monarch butterflies across North America.
  • To The Arctic  (COMING May 25, 2013 to September 6th) – Venture across floating ice with a mother polar bear and her two cubs as you take an extraordinary journey into the Arctic.

Group Showings

imax domeThe Science Museum also offers special group showings for groups of 35+. This is great for school groups, special events, or any time a large group of people want to enjoy an unbelievable theater experience together.

Some of the options include:

  • Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk
  • Coral Reef Adventure
  • Dolphins
  • Forces of Nature
  • Greece: Secrets of the Past
  • Hubble
  • Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
  • Mummies: Secrets of the Pharoahs

Don’t take our word for it – check it out yourself. The IMAX Dome is one of Richmond’s most fantastic entertainment spots for kids and adults. It’s a place where you are transported into another world for a brief period – and you will feel as though you have been on a geographic adventure.

For more information, visit the website.