**IMAX Melbourne will be closed from 27th January, for Phase 2 of a multi-million dollar refurbishment. The theatre will re-open for excursions on 16th March 2015. Our bookings office will continue standard opening hours throughout the refurbishment.**
The IMAX movies in our Film Library are designed to educate and enlighten as much as they are to entertain. Our movies offer educators a powerful teaching tool that is easily integrated into existing curriculum, and focus on a broad range of learning areas.
On school days we will play your choice of movie from our school's Film Library, on the hour between 10am and 3pm. First in best dressed applies, so make your booking now!
Please feel free to contact us on 03 9663 0200 if you have any questions about our films, or would like to make a booking.
Journey to the ends of the earth, and from pole to pole in amazing IMAX! Take your students on an epic adventure to places unknown, seemingly unattainable and beyond imagination, allowing them to vividly experience what life is really like on the planet's largest, driest desert.
Take your students on the four-billion-year journey of the southern continent to discover the lavish richness, diversity and uniqueness of Australia's life, a life that survived and evolved during the most challenging of voyages. Investigate animals that hop instead of run, creatures that have fur yet lay eggs, ants that plant seeds, plants that were the food of dinosaurs and water birds that fly inland to breed only every few years when sporadic rains come. Your students can explore Australia and all it's diversity without even leaving their seat!
From the unique vantage point of the space, see earth as you have never seen it before. In Blue Planet your students will experience a view of our global home as only astronauts can, providing an out of this world perspective on everything from landmasses, super storms to the most powerful force on earth; humans.
Exploring the world of bugs this term? Explore the miniscule yet complex world of the minibeasts around us. Explore lifecycles and metamorphosis, migration, predator/prey relationships and the incredible art of concealment, and then get up close to over one hundred species of live insects and spiders, and thousands of specimens in Melbourne Museum's Bugs Alive Gallery!
See the FROZEN short - FROZEN FEVER - on the front of this film!
A live-action re-imagining of Disney's classic tale, for the first time on the giant IMAX screen! You and your family will be immersed in the wonder and excitement of this magical fairytale. Discounted IMAX 2D prices apply. Great value Family Tickets available.
Unwrap the secrets of the pharaohs and experience the intriguing world of Ancient Egypt's mummies and monuments. Immerse your students into history and allow them to explore the world of ancient Egypt through the fabric of mummies and monuments. See how modern day science enables us to not only understand this history, but provide valuable clues to our future as well.
Half a billion butterflies on the World's 3rd Largest Screen... take your students on an extraordinary journey, one that spans not only miles but generations, across a continent and to a magical destination. Unlock the secrets of the greatest migration on earth in an awe inspiring tale of dedication and discovery; the flight of the monarch butterflies.
Hubble 3D at IMAX tells the amazing journey of the most important scientific instrument since Galileo's original telescope and the greatest success in space since the Moon Landing - the Hubble Space Telescope. Travel with space walking astronauts, experience up close the awesome power shuttle launches, and view deep space and the cosmos as never before - all in amazing IMAX 3D.
IMAX Melbourne Museum will be closed for refurbishment between 27th January and 11th March 2015. This refurbishment is the 2nd stage of a 3 part multi-million dollar upgrade, and will include the installation of new theatre seats, new theatre and foyer carpets, new stair lighting and preparation for the later install of a new IMAX Laser Projection system.
What happens over millions of years when animals are isolated from the rest of the world? Bring your students on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar and join trailblazing scientist Dr. Patricia Wright on her lifelong mission to help lemurs survive in the modern world.
Filmed for the first time in 3D and for the giant screen, JERUSALEM immerses audiences into one of the world's most beloved cities to find out why, after thousands of years, Jerusalem and the Holy Land continue to stir the imagination of billions of people. Unprecedented access to the city's holiest sites, as well as rare and breathtaking aerial footage of the Old City and the Holy Land, combine to make JERUSALEM a unique and stunning cinematic experience.
EXCLUSIVELY IN IMAX!
Join us on a real life adventure to see the world’s most loveable animal as never before! Lose your hearts to these gentle giants as you witness their birth, nursery care, and release into the wild, and follow the extraordinary efforts to save them from extinction through China’s breeding programs.
A tribute to the many wonders of Mother Earth, The Earth Wins explores the delicate balance, inter-dependence and impact of man's actions upon the Earth and her inhabitants. Experience stunning aerial imagery with a powerful soundtrack from international artists THE WHO, COLDPLAY, NEW ORDER, THE TEMPER TRAP, THE ART OF FUSION and YOTHU YINDI.
On the biggest screen you’ve ever seen explore the most amazing machine ever made! Find out exactly what it means to be human in amazing IMAX, then delve further into the human body by getting an up close experience of the inner and outer workings of our bodies by visiting the Human Mind and Body Gallery at Melbourne Museum.
EXCLUSIVELY IN IMAX!
An adventure of giant proportions! Using the incredibly immersive power of specialist 3D cameras, audiences are transported in a very intimate way into another world to experience the the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals and the titanic battles they face to survive.
Be transported to the beautiful and otherworldy frozen landscapes ten thousand years before modern civilization and come face to face with saber-toothed cats, cave bears, dire wolves and woolly mammoths - giants both feared and hunted by prehistoric humans. Presented in IMAX Digital.
Journey to the ends of the earth, and from pole to pole in amazing IMAX! A journey to the top of the world, To The Arctic 3D is the ultimate tale of survival. The film takes students on a journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the ever changing Arctic wilderness. Presented in IMAX Digital.
Take your class on a marine adventure around the world! Dive into the depths and be transported to exotic marine locations (including our own Great Barrier Reef and Southern Australia!) to experience underwater creatures, habitats and environments more diverse, complex and colorful than you could ever imagine. Presented in IMAX Digital.