IMAX @ Science Museum (March 2011)

March 1, 2011toApril 1, 2011


Every month there’s some fantastic IMAX and 3D films to check out at the Science Museum.

Check out some of our highlights below!

And if you’d like to see more than just one film during your visit to the Science Museum IMAX 3D Cinema then make sure you take advantage of our special deal which allows you to watch a second movie for half price!

Hubble 3D at the IMAX 3D Cinema (U)

Journey through distant galaxies and explore the mysteries of the universe on this mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. Using incredible 3D technology you can accompany space-walking astronauts as they attempt the most difficult and important tasks in NASA’s history, and experience never-before-seen 3D flights through awe-inspiring Hubble imagery.

Narrated by Leonardo Di Caprio.

Wild Ocean 3D at the IMAX 3D Cinema (U)

Wild Ocean 3D is an inspirational, award winning IMAX film exploring the relationship between man and the endangered ocean ecosystem.

Filmed off the Wild Coast of South Africa and the KwaZulu-Natal Coast, this spectacular underwater adventure takes viewers on a journey of discovery, seeing how fish have provided a source of food for local people for countless generations.

Deep Sea 3D at the IMAX 3D Cinema (PG)

Deep Sea 3D is an underwater adventure where audiences will be transported below the ocean surface to swim with some of the planet’s most unique and colourful creatures, from the unusual Wolf Eel to the incredible Giant Pacific Octopus, and witness their remarkable behaviour as they rely on one another for survival.

Narrated by Hollywood’s hottest stars Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, and accompanied by an original score by Danny Elfman.

Fly Me to the Moon 3D at the IMAX 3D Cinema (U)

Fly Me to the Moon 3D is the exciting tale of a brave young housefly Nat and his two best friends, Scooter and IQ, who sneak on board the Apollo 11 spaceship mission to embark on a cosmic adventure. The film also features an appearance by Buzz Aldrin himself.

Young viewers will be introduced to space exploration and the historic moment when the world was united to observe man land on the moon.

Fly Me to the Moon 3D creates a truly immersive experience that pulls the audience into the story and encourages questions about the universe.

Legends of Flight at the IMAX 3D Cinema (U)

Take a 3D journey in some of history’s most legendary aircraft and discover how legends of the 21st century are made. Journey with chief test pilot, Mike Carriker into the high-stakes world of commercial aircraft design and see how the 787 and A380 are reshaping the future of commercial air travel.

The 3D imagery is so real you’ll be looking for your boarding pass!

More 3D experiences:

Fly Zone

Visit the brand new Fly Zone simulator area where you take control in 360° flight simulators or fly with the Red Arrows in our sensational 3D motion simulation theatre.

And, don’t forget to visit Fly Café to refuel before taking off again.

Legend of Apollo – the ultimate 4D simulation theatre

See, hear, feel and even smell what it would be like to venture into space with a ride in the Science Museum’s extraordinary multi-sensory experience. Visitors can journey deep into the unknown with the Legend of Apollo film and discover what it felt like to be part of the Apollo missions.

The experience utilises the latest simulation technologies to place the audience in a truly experiential environment where they not only see, but feel what it was like to be part of this major historical event.

The Legend of Apollo has been created with participation from former NASA Apollo astronaut Col. David R. Scott. The film draws on Col. David R. Scott’s own experiences, actual Apollo archival footage, recent satellite imagery of the Moon and exceptional 3D computer animation.


IMAX Information:


Pre-book IMAX tickets as part of your visit itinerary and you’ll receive discounted educational prices:
Pupils: £4.50 each
Adults: £4.50 each (1: 10 ratio required)

These prices are also valid for educational groups visiting at weekends and during school holidays.

For full information visit

Where do I find out more?
See the Fun Kids review on the Science Museum

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