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Giant Screen Theatre

Giant Screen Theatre

Catch a flick on the biggest screen in town in Fernbank's Giant Screen Theatre. Purchase tickets online or by calling 404.929.6400. Please be aware that some shows do sell out and may not be available.

Special Extended Hours: Fernbank Museum will be open 9am – 5pm every day (including Sundays) from September 24 – October 30. This includes all exhibitions, WildWoods and Fernbank Forest. Additional IMAX® show times will be offered at 10am and 11am on Sundays.

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Now Showing

The Search for Life in Space

Showing through January 1, 2017*

Run time: 32 min

Mon-Thu: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Fri: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 8pm, 10pm 
Sat: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Sun: 10am,** 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

A new era of space exploration has begun. It’s the search to find something that changes everything—signs of life somewhere else in the universe. Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean, to the ice moons of Jupiter and Saturn, beyond our solar system and out into the far reaches of space in search of planets like ours.

Dinosaurs Alive

Dinosaurs Alive

Showing through January 1, 2017*

Run time: 40 minutes

Mon-Thu:11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Fri: 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 9pm
Sat: 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Sun: 11am,** 1pm, 3pm, 5pm

Embark on a global adventure of science and discovery—featuring the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous “reincarnated” life-sized for the giant IMAX® screen. Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition, The World’s Largest Dinosaurs.

Coming Soon

Extreme Weather
Showing February 3 – May 18, 2017*

Let famed storm chaser and award-winning giant screen filmmaker Sean Casey take you on a dramatic journey to places where few have gone before! Destinations include the edge of a 300-foot-tall calving glacier in Alaska, the front lines of massive wildfires in the Western United States, and directly in the path of deadly (yet mesmerizing) tornadoes in the plains.

Martinis & IMAX®

Friday evening films are available during Martinis & IMAX® through Friday, November 18.*** 

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IMAX® ticket prices are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors, $11 for children and $8 for Museum members. Explore the Museum and see a Giant Screen 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 Giant Screen 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.

**10am and 11am show times end 10/30/16.

***Fernbank’s Martinis & IMAX® will end 11/18/16. Stay tuned for details about our new Friday night, adults-only event premiering February 2017.