OMNIMAX® Theatre

Enhance your Science World experience and immerse yourself in the largest OMNIMAX Theatre in the world! At an incredible 5 storeys high and 27 metres in diameter, the theatre boasts a sensational wrap-around digital sound system to put you right in the middle of the action.

Humpback Whales
Humpback Whales
  • 12pm (Oct 3–Dec 18)
  • 2pm (Oct 3–Dec 18)
  • 4pm (Oct 3–Dec 18, Sat/Sun/Hol only)
45 min
Dive into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals. Humpback Whales takes audiences to Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga for an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young. Join a team of researchers as they unlock the secrets of the humpback and find out what makes humpbacks the most acrobatic of all whales, why they sing their haunting songs, and why these intelligent 15-metre, 44-tonne animals migrate more than 9,600 kilometres round-trip every year.

Humpback Whales - Narrated by Ewan McGregor - Official IMAX Theatrical Trailer [4K]

Dinosaurs Alive!
Dinosaurs Alive
  • 11am (if booked)
  • 1pm (Sept 8–Nov 6)
45 min
Dinosaurs Alive! is a global adventure of science and discovery. From the sand dunes of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert to the sandstone buttes of New Mexico, follow American Museum of Natural History paleontologists as they explore some of the greatest dinosaur finds in history. Then experience these amazing creatures on the big screen through the power of computer-generated imagery.


Island of Lemurs: Madagascar
  • 11am (if booked)
  • 3pm (Oct 3–Nov 6)
45 min
Take a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar and discover the incredible true story of nature's greatest explorers—lemurs. Join trailblazing scientist Dr Patricia Wright on her lifelong mission to help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Nature Documentary HD

D-Day: Normandy 1944
  • 11am (starting Nov 7)
45 min
On June 6, 1944, the largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how. From the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world. Blending multiple cinematographic techniques, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, D-Day: Normandy 1944 brings this monumental event to the world’s largest screens for the first time. Audiences of all ages will discover, from a new perspective, how this landing changed the world. Exploring history, military strategy, science, technology and human values, the film pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom…A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude.Aussi disponible en français.

Trailer D-DAY: NORMANDY 1944⎪Now playing in IMAX® and giant screens theaters


Oct 3–Nov 6

11amTeacher's Choice (if booked)
12pmHumpback Whales
1pmDinosaurs Alive!
2pmHumpback Whales
3pmIsland of Lemurs
4pmHumpback Whales (Sat/Sun/Hol)


Show schedule subject to change without notice. Films are 45 minutes long unless otherwise indicated.

Teacher's Choice

At 11am, Science World offers special films to school groups that teachers can book in advance. These are also open to the general public to view.

Upcoming Teacher's Choice films:

Oct 6Pulse: A STOMP Odyssey
Oct 7Dinosaurs Alive!
Oct 8Hubble
Oct 9Mysteries of Egypt
Oct 16Human Body
Oct 22To The Arctic
Oct 28Human Body

If a day is not listed above, there will be no "Teacher's Choice" film on that day. The above schedules are subject to change without notice.