"Grab your children, your grandchildren, your friends, your neighbors. See 'Born to Be Wild.' This is a film made in heaven and one you will never forget."

– retired science supervisor for Norwalk Public Schools

IMAX Movies

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IMAX Fun Fact

The projector bulb in The Maritime Aquarium's IMAX Theater throws a light so bright that you could see it from the moon!


The Maritime Aquarium's IMAX® Theater

The Maritime Aquarium has the largest IMAX® theater in Connecticut, with a screen as tall as a six-story building!   Learn more about the amazing IMAX format here ...

IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.


Select your movie and show time below to complete your Aquarium admission purchase.

Classic movies each run about 40 minutes. (Note: movies, times & prices are subject to change without notice. Be sure to REFRESH your browser to see latest movie times.)

Maritime Aquarium admission (includes one classic IMAX movie): Adult $22.95  |  Child (3-12) $15.95  |  Senior (65+) $20.95  |  Youth (13-17) $20.95


Select your included classic IMAX® movie:

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Dream Big

1st IMAX movie with STEM content!

Through June 30:  at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

 No 11 a.m. show on Thurs., May 25


Educator's Guide

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Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean

Through June 30:  at 1 & 3 weekdays, and 12 & 3 Saturdays & Sundays

 Extra show at 11 a.m. on Thurs., May 25

Educators Guide


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Born to Be Wild

Through June 23:  at noon on weekdays

 Extra show at 11 a.m. on Tues., May 30


Educator's Guide

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National Parks Adventure

Through June 30:  at 4 p.m. weekdays, and 1 & 4 p.m. on Saturdays & Sundays.


Educator's Guide

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Decline a Movie

Click on this Buy Tickets button if you choose to NOT see any of the IMAX movies included with this Aquarium admission purchase. Choosing this option frees up your seats for others.

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TEACHERS! Groups of 50 or more can book a special 10 or 11 a.m. IMAX movie. Choose from our current films (shown below) or any from our IMAX film library. Go to IMAX library films to preview what's available. Most have Educator's Guides prepared by the film's producers.


Sponsor a Seat: help support our education programs and mission by sponsoring a seat in our IMAX® Theater. We'll affix a brass plaque engraved with your name or the name of someone you love. Your tax deductible contribution makes a lasting impression on Maritime Aquarium history. Click here for a "write-able" pdf donor form.