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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.


NOTE: from Dec. 15-Jan. 15, standard IMAX movies will not be shown so that we can present "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."  Scroll down to purchase "Last Jedi" tickets.


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

Standard 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 standard IMAX movie): Adult $22.95  |  Child (3-12) $15.95  |  Senior (65+) $20.95  |  Youth (13-17) $20.95


Select your included standard IMAX movie:

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Dream Big

1st IMAX movie with STEM content!

noon & 4 p.m. daily through Dec. 14. 


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Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean

 at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Mon., Dec. 11.

 at 2 p.m. Dec. 12-14.

Educators Guide


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Amazon Adventure

1 & 3 p.m. daily through Dec. 14.


Educational resources

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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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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Opens Dec. 14 on Connecticut's largest IMAX screen in spectacular 15/70 film projection

Tickets are on sale now!

Not available with Aquarium admission. 

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The Polar Express

Tickets available in these school-group screenings:

Dec. 12-15, 18, 21 & 22: 10 a.m.


Not available with Aquarium admission.

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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.