Fernbank's IMAX® Theatre
Catch a flick on the biggest screen in town, Fernbank's IMAX® Theatre. Purchase tickets online or by calling 404.929.6400. Please be aware that some shows do sell out and may not be available.
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Now showing through November 5, 2015*
Run time: 40 min
Mon-Sat 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Sun 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Today's robots are nothing short of astonishing. Those coming in the not-too-distant future are simply revolutionary—and they are becoming a lot like us. Take a sneak peek into the future at what might be possible as scientists use innovative engineering and design to make cyber characters less "humanoid" and more human. Robot "actor" RoboThespian will take you on an amazing tour of what's going on in robotics labs around the world.
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean
Now showing through October 1, 2015*
Mon-Sat 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Sun 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Fri 8pm, 10pm
See the hidden beauty of our oceans blossom before your eyes as thousands of colorful fish ripple over vibrant corals and stunning, 400-pound giant clams. Observe the genius of a camouflaged octopus hunting along a reef. Hover next to a basket star as it unfurls its tangled tendrils at nightfall. Take a closer look at our oceans and you’ll find that the smallest living things can be a powerful inspiration for protecting the blue planet.
Wonders of the Arctic
Opens October 2, 2015
Enter a glittering world of ice and snow, where polar bears tussle, huskies howl and narwhals dive through turquoise waters. In this wilderness at the top of the world, tiny flowers blossom in the brief but brilliant summer and whales breach in an iceberg-studded ocean. This is a story of survival in one of the most unforgiving environments on earth, an environment dominated by a single element: ice.
Opens November 6, 2015
Immerse yourself into one of the world’s most beloved cities. Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to three major religions through the stories of Jewish, Christian and Muslim families who call Jerusalem home. Unprecedented access to the city's holiest sites, as well as rare and breathtaking aerial footage of the Old City and the Holy Land, combine to make Jerusalem a unique and stunning cinematic experience.
Opens January 1, 2016
Travel from enchanted forests to the boiling edge of the underworld, from celestial ice-capped mountains and lava-spewing volcanoes, to crashing waterfalls and deep fantastical seas. And experience some of the greatest gatherings of wildlife ever captured on film with up-close-and-personal animal encounters and absolutely stunning scenery.
National Parks Adventure
Opens February 12, 2016
Experience the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation's awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Follow modern-day explorers as they explore spectacularly wild and beautiful places, including Yellowstone, the Everglades and the Redwoods. This new film will inspire the adventurer in all of us while celebrating the majesty of our national parks and treasures landscapes.
Martinis & IMAX®
Friday evening films are available during Martinis & IMAX®, execpt on holiday weekends.**
IMAX® ticket prices are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors, $11 for children and $8 for Museum members. Explore the Museum and see an IMAX® film at a discounted rate with a Value Pass. Group discounts are available when purchasing 10 or more tickets.
Martinis & IMAX® tickets, which include admission to the IMAX® Theatre start at $13.
About the IMAX® Film Experience
IMAX® films use the largest film format in the world, providing an image three to 10 times larger than standard films. Immerse yourself in the world's largest film format on a screen stretching five stories high and 72 feet wide with state-of-the art surround sound. Fernbank's 315-seat IMAX® Theatre provides the most powerful and involving film experience possible. Films last about 45 minutes each.
*All films, dates and show times are subject to change without notice.
**Fernbank’s Martinis & IMAX® will not be offered on the following 2015 holiday weekends: May 22, July 3, September 4, November 27 and December 25.