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IMAX documentaries are created to educate and enlighten as much as they entertain.

Our films offer educators a powerful teaching tool that is easily integrated into existing curriculum topics across a range of learning areas. Explore our digital education resource for available film options.

Perfectly positioned as part of the world-class Melbourne Museum, we offer joint packages including an inspiring IMAX film in conjunction with a Museum visit or learning program. Visit the Museum learning page for more information.

IMAX excursions can be booked between 10am and 2pm weekdays during term time.

Please contact us on 03 8341 7767 between 9am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday or email us to make a booking.

IMAX documentaries are created to educate and enlighten as much as they entertain.

Our films offer educators a powerful teaching tool that is easily integrated into existing curriculum topics across a range of learning areas. Explore our digital education resource for available film options.

Perfectly positioned as part of the world-class Melbourne Museum, we offer joint packages including an inspiring IMAX film in conjunction with a Museum visit or learning program. Visit the Museum learning page for more information.

IMAX excursions can be booked between 10am and 2pm weekdays during term time.

Please contact us on 03 8341 7767 between 9am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday or email us to make a booking.

A Beautiful Planet 3D

A Beautiful Planet 3D

A Beautiful Planet 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

A Beautiful Planet 3D

This stunning IMAX 3D film will provide your students with a unique perspective and understanding of our planet and galaxy, sharing an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth and a hopeful look into the future of humanity.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Science Understanding (Earth & Space Science), Sustainability, Geography

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Take your students on a giant screen journey back to 1969 to explore the challenges and triumphs of the moon landing from a new perspective, featuring breathtaking large-format film footage from the NASA archive.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Year 7 and above. Links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Science Understanding (Earth & Space Science), Space and Solar Systems, Science as a Human Endeavour

Australia: The Wild Top End 3D

Australia: The Wild Top End 3D

Australia: The Wild Top End 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Australia: The Wild Top End 3D

Explore one of the most remote areas on the planet: far Northern Australia. Narrated by Indigenous elder Balang T.E. Lewis, this documentary will inspire students to learn more about the culture and wildlife of Australia’s wild north.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 4 and above. Links closely to the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, First Peoples and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Natural History, Environmental Science, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Life Cycles, Geology, Intercultural Knowledge

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

Shrink down and step into the hidden world of super-powered bugs. Meet the beetles that shoot chemical fire and lift enormous weights, and even a bug that can transform itself into another creature entirely!

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Prep and above. Links closely to the Bugs Alive exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Humanities, Social Science, Geography, Science Understanding (Biological Science), Sustainability, Geography

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D

COMING IN 2021

From glaciers to Glacialisaurus, this environmental story brings Antarctica's dramatic transformation to life with a cast of new-to-science dinosaurs and a team of paleoecologists working to reconstruct Antarctica’s hidden past.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 3 and above. Links closely to the Dinosaur Walk and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Environmental Science, Science Inquiry Skills, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Science as a Human Endeavour, Geography

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Take your students on a thrilling ride back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world. Journey through the seasons, and experience a year in the life of dinosaurs fighting, feeding, migrating, playing and hunting.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Links closely to the Dinosaur Walk and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Science Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Biology, Life Cycles, Thinking Process

Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Extreme Weather

From ice to fire to tornadoes, this film will illustrate how all of these extreme elements are connected. Meet the scientists around the world working to unlock the keys to predicting and surviving the dangerous weather to come!

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 3 and above. Links closely to the Dynamic Earth and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Natural Disasters, Environmental Science, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Science Inquiry Skills, Geography

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Great Bear Rainforest 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Journey to one of the planet’s most secluded wildernesses on Canada’s rugged Pacific coast. Learn about the forest’s inhabitants including the fabled all-white Spirit Bear, and the First Nations peoples working to protect them.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Prep and above. Links closely to the Wild exhibition and the Forest Gallery at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Environmental Science, Conservation, Life Cycles, Biology, Sustainability, Geography

Museum Alive 3D

Museum Alive 3D

Museum Alive 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Museum Alive 3D

Join David Attenborough on an adventure through London’s Natural History Museum. When the last visitor leaves, the world’s favourite naturalist roams the museum halls, encountering extinct creatures brought to life.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Prep and above. Links closely to the Dinosaur Walk, 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves, and Dinosaur Walk exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Thinking Process, Science Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Biology

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet

Transport students to the deep, mysterious worlds of Earth’s oceans. Packed with drama, awe and spectacle, this immersive film reveals the untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Links closely to the Marine Life and Dynamic Earth exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Marine Biology, Biology, Science Understanding (Biological Science), Sustainability, Geography

Sea Lions: Life By A Whisker 3D

Sea Lions: Life By A Whisker 3D

Sea Lions: Life By A Whisker 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from classification*

Sea Lions: Life By A Whisker 3D

NEW FOR TERM 1 2021!

Introduce your students to one of the world's rarest marine mammals, the Australian Sea Lion. This IMAX 3D film tells the tale of a special pup named Otto and the Marine Park Ranger dedicated to saving her species.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Prep and above. Links closely to the Marine Life exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Environmental Science, Conservation, Life Cycles, Biology, Sustainability, Geography

The Story of Earth 3D

The Story of Earth 3D

The Story of Earth 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

The Story of Earth 3D

In this Australian film, expert geologists will guide your students from the Pilbara in Western Australia to the geothermal pools of Iceland, using contemporary geology to teach us about our Earth and solar system.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 3 and above. Links closely to the Dynamic Earth and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Science Understanding (Earth & Space Science), Science as a Human Endeavour, Science Inquiry Skills, Geography

Volcanoes 3D

Volcanoes 3D

Volcanoes 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Volcanoes 3D

For billions of years, volcanoes have created extraordinary ecosystems and habitats. Students will discover molten worlds and exploding craters, from an active volcano in Indonesia to the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Links closely to the Dynamic Earth and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. The aligned Our Changing Earth education program is also available at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Natural Disasters, Environmental Science, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Geography

Wild Africa 3D

Wild Africa 3D

Wild Africa 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Wild Africa 3D

Take your students on a spectacular journey to the wildest continent on Earth. From snow-covered mountains to steamy rainforests and the wide-open savannahs of the Serengeti, this film is an adventure for all ages.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Links closely to the Wild exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Biology, Science Understanding (Biological Science), Sustainability, Geography