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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

Antarctica 3D

Antarctica 3D

Antarctica 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from classification*

Antarctica 3D

NEW FOR TERM 3 2022!

It is the coldest, driest and windiest place on Earth with the roughest oceans and yet, weird and wonderful creatures thrive here. Take your students to the farthest reaches of this wild and majestic continent.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 3 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 Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Environmental Science, Life Cycle, Sustainability, Geography.

Asteroid Hunters 3D

Asteroid Hunters 3D

Asteroid Hunters 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Asteroid Hunters 3D

NEW FOR TERM 2 2022!

This immersive IMAX 3D documentary will take your students into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic origins and the potential threat they pose to our world. 

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 3 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, Natural Disasters

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

Back From the Brink 3D

Back From the Brink 3D

Back From the Brink 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Back From the Brink 3D

NEW FOR TERM 4 2022!

Experience on the giant screen the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from the brink of extinction. Meet scientists, park rangers and students working to save endangered animals around the world.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 4 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 Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Environmental Science, Sustainability, Geography.

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

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

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 Barrier Reef 3D

Great Barrier Reef 3D

Great Barrier Reef 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Great Barrier Reef 3D

Dive into the living treasure trove of biodiversity that is the Great Barrier Reef! Following the reef guardians protecting this marine reserve, your students will learn how this amazing sanctuary has endured for thousands of years and will continue to do so for many years to come.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 3 and above. Links closely to the Marine Life exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links:  Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Biology, Science Understanding (Biological Science), Sustainability, Geography, Conservation and Life Cycles.

Museum Alive 3D

Museum Alive 3D

Museum Alive 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Museum Alive 3D

When the last visitor leaves London's Natural History Museum, David Attenborough roams the halls and encounters extinct creatures brought to life.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Prep and above. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

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

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

Under the Sea 3D

Under the Sea 3D

Under the Sea 3D
Closed Caption Audio Description

Under the Sea 3D

This IMAX favourite will transport your students to some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, for face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea.

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

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. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

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