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IMAX Melbourne acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nations where the theatre operates, and First Peoples across Victoria and Australia.

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. 

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 13 11 02 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. 

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 13 11 02 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 13 11 02 to book.

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

Antarctica 3D

Antarctica 3D

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

Antarctica 3D

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 13 11 02 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Environmental Science, Life Cycle, Sustainability, Geography.

Arctic 3D: Our Frozen Planet

Arctic 3D: Our Frozen Planet

Arctic 3D: Our Frozen Planet
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Arctic 3D: Our Frozen Planet

At the very top of the globe, lies a spectacular, frozen realm thats home to the astounding world of narwhals, belugas, polar bears, caribou, hooded seals and ice-covered bumblebees! Explore how the Arctic's its indigenous people and wildlife have found ways to survive and live in harmony within the extreme climate.

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 13 11 02 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Environmental Science, Life Cycle, Sustainability, Geography.

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 13 11 02 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 13 11 02 to book.

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

Deep Sky: Webb Telescope

Deep Sky: Webb Telescope

Deep Sky: Webb Telescope
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Deep Sky: Webb Telescope

Follow the high-stakes global mission to build the James Webb Space Telescope and experience it's launch into orbit one-million miles from Earth, in an attempt to answer questions that have haunted us since the beginning of time: Where did we come from? How did the universe begin? Are we alone?

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 4 and above. This film links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book.

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

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 13 11 02 to book.

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

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Flight of the Butterflies 3D
Closed Caption Audio Description

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

Half a billion butterflies on the giant screen... take your students on an extraordinary journey spanning not only miles but generations. Unlock the secrets of the greatest migration on earth in an awe-inspiring tale of dedication and discovery; the flight of the monarch butterflies.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Prep and above. This film closely links to the Bugs Alive exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book your joint package.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science, Life Cycles, Insects, Bugs, Science Understanding (Biological) 

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. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book.

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

Jane Goodall - Reasons for Hope

Jane Goodall - Reasons for Hope

Jane Goodall - Reasons for Hope
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Jane Goodall - Reasons for Hope

JANE GOODALL - REASONS FOR HOPE is an uplifting journey around the globe to highlight good news stories that will inspire people to make a difference in the world around them. Jane revolutionised how we view the world around us. Join her on this adventure of inspiration and hope.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Environmental Science, Life Cycle, Sustainability, Geography.

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 13 11 02 to book.

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

Serengeti 3D: Journey to the Heart of Africa

Serengeti 3D: Journey to the Heart of Africa

Serengeti 3D: Journey to the Heart of Africa
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Closed Caption Audio Description

Serengeti 3D: Journey to the Heart of Africa

Experience one of nature's most spectacular events, the annual wildebeest migration, on the giant screen!

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 1 and above. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book.

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

Shackleton: The IMAX Experience

Shackleton: The IMAX Experience

Shackleton: The IMAX Experience
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

Shackleton: The IMAX Experience

Revealing the true story of polar explorer Shackleton and the crew of the Endurance, students will learn about the importance of leadership and resilience when solving the critical problems our world faces today. 

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 4 and above. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Environmental Science, Sustainability, Geography, Decision Making and Actions, Self Awareness and Management, Social Awareness and Management

T.REX 3D

T.REX 3D

T.REX 3D
Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*

T.REX 3D

NEW FOR TERM 3!

For over a hundred years dinosaurs have inspired and thrilled audiences, but among them towers a king—a tyrant lizard king. Experience the most dazzling and accurate T. rex documentary ever made, in stunning IMAX 3D!

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Links closely to the Home of Dinosaurs at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Environmental Science, Science Inquiry Skills, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Science as a Human Endeavour, 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 13 11 02 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. Visit the Museum learning website or call 13 11 02 to book.

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