IMAX at New England Aquarium in Boston
Aquarium Operating Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm. Sat, Sun and most holidays: 9 am-6 pm.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Closes at 3:00 pm on Christmas Eve. Open at noon on New Year's Day.
IMAX Movie Times: Please arrive 15-30 min before showtime.
Tour Participation Requirements
The way you view films will be forever altered after this tour. Your IMAX 3D experience is shown on a screen that is 65 feet high by 85 feet wide for optimal viewing with impeccable sound quality.
The IMAX Theater adjacent to the New England Aquarium boasts the largest movie in the region. On this tour, marvel at some of nature’s best creatures and ecosystems that are brought to life before your eyes on a massive screen.
The theater is currently screening three films. For a revealing look at the expansive Amazon Rainforest, check out Amazon Adventure 3D. Based on the real-life experience of English explorer Henry Bates, you will travel back in time to follow a curious scientist in his quest to document the birth of a species. Your adventure takes you down the winding river while encountering exotic animals. It’s the best film for those who wish to learn about one of the fathers of evolutionary biology.
Explore the rich biodiversity of the Galapagos in Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland. Discover the tortoises, reptiles, and penguins that call the archipelago home. In this riveting film, experience the islands that gave scientists a better understanding of the planet. For a completely different adventure, watch Great White Shark 3D. Travel to the ocean’s depths for a look at one of nature’s most feared animals. Go beyond their predatory reputation and learn the important role sharks play in maintaining a healthy ocean balance.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.