Experience 12,000 watts of digital sound and New England’s largest screen.

The Simons IMAX® Theatre offers the most cinematic way imaginable to see these beautiful and astounding creatures from our blue planet.

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Saving Sea Turtles

Saving Sea Turtles

Experience an extraordinary story of survival with hometown heroes coming together to save endangered sea turtles. This documentary brings you into the thick of rescue efforts during the record-breaking sea turtle stranding season of 2014. Tromp across blustery Cape Cod beaches with volunteers searching for cold-stunned sea turtles. Follow those flippered patients to the New England Aquarium’s Animal Care Center in Quincy, where they received world-class medical care at the hands of Aquarium rescuers and volunteers. Witness the dedication and passion of people just like you, working to bring these animals back to health. Narrated by renowned ocean scientist Dr. Sylvia Earle, this film lets you see what it takes to save an endangered species, one animal at a time.
Note: This film is not in IMAX 3D and does not require 3D glasses. Buy Tickets

Amazon Adventure 3D

Amazon Adventure 3D

Escape to the lush forests of the Amazon, where parrots flit and jaguars slink through the sun-dappled rainforest. Amazon Adventure takes you back in time to follow a curious scientist in his quest to document the birth of a species. Thrash through thick jungles and float along the sprawling river as you marvel at the incredible species that call this biodiversity hotspot home. You’ll encounter clumsy sloths swimming through flooded forests, jaguars stalking prey, and colorful butterflies mimicking their poisonous cousins all on the largest screen in New England. Based on the real adventures of Henry Bates in 1800s, experience the trials and tribulations encountered by one of the fathers of evolutionary biology. Buy Tickets

Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland

Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland

There’s only one place on Earth where grinning iguanas claw their way along the seafloor alongside tropical penguins and the largest fish in the ocean. Go there with Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland on New England’s largest screen. Soaring aerial footage affords sweeping views of this unique constellation of volcanic islands, while intimate wildlife footage puts you in muddy bogs with grunting giant tortoises and basking on lava rocks alongside black iguanas. Slip underwater for glimpses of whale sharks and flightless seabirds rocketing through the water. Take the trip of a lifetime to the islands that gave us a greater understanding of life on our blue planet—both above and below the water. Buy Tickets

 

Great White Shark 3D

Great White Shark 3D

Get ready for a shark’s-eye view as you plunge straight into the underwater world of nature’s most renowned predator in Great White Shark 3D! See the science at work behind that fearsome toothy grin and discover the importance of this spectacular species. The entire family will enjoy an exhilarating experience that demonstrates how great white sharks are perfectly adapted hunters that play a crucial role in maintaining the health of our oceans. Skip the shark cage and explore our blue planet on the largest screen in New England. Buy Tickets