The Dome – Do You Know What It IS? Enter Our Giveaway and Find Out!

smv logoHave you heard?  The Science Museum of Virginia has unveiled something spectacular – THE DOME!  It is the most technologically advanced digital Dome theater in the world!  The Dome has been upgraded with a new state of the art Nanoseam screen and 5 projectors capable of high definition ten times the power of your home theater system.   This is not the old IMAX theatre you may have visited in the past.

The Dome offers two types of programming:
  • Cosmic Expeditions, or journeys through the universe, that are made up of an astronomy feature film and then a live, planetarium type, presentation where the staff takes you through the solar system identifying different stars, constellations, planets, and moons.  They even ask for input from the audience if time allows.  But prepare yourself, this experience is beyond anything you will have seen before.
  • Giant Screen Films that allow the viewer to experience our world in a whole new way.  These films are breathe-taking and provide for full immersion in a particular topic.WildestWeather_0
What are the New Shows at The Dome?

Cosmic Expedition: Wildest Weather in the Solar System
Saturday, March 15th – Friday, April 18th, 2014

Witness the most powerful, mysterious and beautiful weather phenomena in the solar system! Travel the full expanse of the cosmos in this dynamic, new Cosmic Expedition, which incorporates an innovative, live presentation where the audience charts the course.

Giant Screen Film:  Great White Sharkshark
Saturday, March 15th – Friday, April 18th, 2014

Dive into the realm of Earth’s most iconic predator – the creature we love to fear – the Great White Shark. Uncover the secret lives of these creatures that pre-date dinosaurs and how they have evolved to remain at the top of the food chain.

For Showtimes and Tickets

Visit and click on the date you prefer on the calendar icon, or call 804.864.1400.

The cost is $9.  $5 for members.

Enter to Win a Family 4-Pack

Enter our contest to win One of Two Family Four Packs of Tickets to see one of the new films at The Dome.  To be eligible to win, your entry must be submitted no later than Noon on April 9th.  The winner will be announced on April 10th.   Tickets will be mailed to the winner.  Click here to enter.