OMNIMAX® Theatre

Enhance your Science World experience with an immersive film on the largest OMNIMAX dome screen 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.

A Beautiful Planet
A Beautiful Planet
Availability:
  • 4pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
Duration:
45 min

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet—and the effects humanity has had on it over time—captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). 

Beautiful Planet

Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Dream Big poster
Availability:
  • 1pm (Tuesday-Sunday until Nov 3)
  • 11am* (if booked by school group) Sep 6–Nov 3
Duration:
45 min

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all. 

DREAM BIG is a MacGillivray Freeman film produced in partnership with American Society of Civil Engineers and presented by Bechtel Corporation.

Dream Big Educator Trailer

Rocky Mountain Express
Availability:
  • 3pm Tuesday-Sunday
Duration:
45 min

Travel by steam train through the Canadian Rockies and discovery the extraordinary story of the building of Canada’s first transcontinental railway. Ride along deep river canyons, witness some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, and join in the human drama and epic engineering that shaped a continent.

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Wonders of the Arctic
Wonders of the Arctic Poster
Availability:
  • 5pm*
  • *Saturday, Sunday and Holidays beginning in October
Duration:
45 min

The Inuit and their predecessors adapted and thrived for thousands of years in what is arguably the harshest environment on earth. Today, the Arctic is the focus of intense research. Instead of seeking to conquer the north, scientist pioneers are searching for answers to some troubling questions about the impacts of human activities around the world on this fragile and largely uninhabited frontier. Join in on the ongoing mission to explore the Arctic, and hear the compelling stories of forays into this captivating place. Underlying these tales is the crucial role that ice plays in the northern environment and the changes that are impacting the people and animals who have adapted to this land of ice and snow.

Wonders of the Arctic - Official Trailer 1080P HD

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Showtimes

OMNIMAX® schedule for September 5–November 3:

11amTeacher's Choice*
12pmA Beautiful Planet
1pmDream Big
2pmA Beautiful Planet
3pmRocky Mountain Express 
4pmA Beautiful Planet**
5pmWonders of the Arctic**

*Teacher’s Choice available Monday–Friday, (except holidays). Must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Group minimum of 20 applies. Public may also purchase tickets.

**Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. 

11am Teachers Choice 

Oct 25Dream Big
Oct 26Wonders of the Arctic
Oct 27Hubble
Oct 31Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey
Nov 1Mysteries of Egypt
Nov 2Dream Big
Nov 3Dream Big
Nov 7A Beautiful Planet
Nov 8Humpback Whales
Nov 9D-Day
Nov 14Human Body
Nov 15Human Body
Nov 16A Beautiful Planet
Nov 17Human Body