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.

D-Day: Normandy 1944
D-Day
Availability:
  • May 7–June 30, 2016
  • 11am (if booked by school group)*, 1pm
  • July 1–Sept 5, 2016
  • 2pm and 8pm*
Duration:
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.

*11am show subject to availability. 8pm show plays Thu only.

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

America Wild: National Parks Adventure
America Wild
Availability:
  • Until June 30
  • 12pm, 2pm, 4pm*
  • July 1–Sept 5, 2016
  • 12pm and 6pm*
Duration:
45 min

Take the ultimate off-trail adventure into the awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Immersive IMAX® cinematography takes viewers soaring over red rock canyons, hurtling up craggy mountain peaks and into other-worldly realms found within some of the most legendary outdoor playgrounds, including Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, Yosemite, the Everglades and Arches. Join world-class mountaineer Conrad Anker, adventure photographer Max Lowe and artist Rachel Pohl as they hike, climb and explore their way across America’s majestic parks in an action-packed expedition that will inspire the adventurer in us all.

*4pm show plays Sat/Sun/Hol only. 6pm show plays Thu only.

National Parks Adventure Trailer - Narrated by Robert Redford - Official Theatrical Trailer - 4K

Humpback Whales
Humpback Whales
Availability:
  • May 7–June 30
  • 3pm
  • July 1–Sept 5, 2016
  • 4pm
Duration:
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]

Titans of the Ice Age
Titans of the Ice Age
Availability:
  • July 1–Sept 5, 2016
  • 1pm, 3pm, 5pm* and 7pm*
Duration:
45 min

Travel across monumental glaciers and sweeping grasslands with baby Lyuba, a 40,000 year old female Woolly Mammoth calf recently exposed by the melting Siberian permafrost. The magic of the giant screen reveals the harsh and beautiful kingdom of these titans: an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our ancestors, a time when humans fought for survival alongside majestic woolly beasts.

*5pm and 7pm shows play Thu only

Titans of the Ice Age - Official Trailer 1080P HD

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:

DateFilm
May 24Ultimate Wave Tahiti
May 25Hubble
May 26Rocky Mountain Express
May 27Human Body
May 30Island of Lemurs
May 31Rocky Mountain Express
June 1Flight of the Butterflies
June 2Bugs!
June 3Hubble
June 6Human Body
June 7Humpback Whales
June 8Human Body
June 9Flight of the Butterflies
June 10Bugs!


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.