Chrysler IMAX® Dome Theatre

Feel like you’re a part of the action. Showing films that entertain, educate and inspire, Michigan’s only IMAX® dome theatre surrounds audiences with an experience that thrills students and adults alike. Its 67.5-foot-wide, five-story high screen, modern stadium-style seating and state-of-the art technology creates an ultimate movie experience not to be missed!

Coming Soon: Dream Big

Poster for Dream BigAll around the world, engineers are pushing the limits of ingenuity and innovation in unexpected, imaginative and amazing ways. Dream Big will take viewers on a journey of discovery from the world’s tallest building to a bridge higher than the clouds and a solar car race across Australia. Along the way the audience will witness how today’s engineers are shaping the world of tomorrow.

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Current IMAX® Films

The film poster for Born to be Wild

Born to be Wild

Narrated by Morgan Freeman

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Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.

Poster for the National Parks Adventure IMAX film

National Parks Adventure

Narrated by Robert Redford.

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The U.S. National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016. National Parks Adventure brings the magnificence of these landscapes to the giant screen.

Every Kid in a Park

To compliment this film, the Michigan Science Center is participating in the National Park Service’s Every Kid In A Park program, an initiative to give every 4th grader and their family a free National Park experience.

Fourth graders with an Every Kid in a Park pass will receive one free ticket to see National Parks Adventure.

Does not include museum general admission. Does not apply on days when the museum is open with free public admission. May not be used with group admission discounts. Expires February 2017.

Digital Badges

Earn a digital badge when you attend a National Parks Adventure showing! Detroit Public Television’s Digital Badging program helps students to discover local organizations through connected learning. Get started here.