guests watching IMAX film

IMAX Features

More than just an IMAX theater

Turn your visit into an all-day science adventure – visit our exhibit galleries and watch an IMAX film. Our seven-story IMAX screen brings to life worlds as small as an atom and as vast as the universe. Over 100 hands-on exhibits in our EXHIBIT HALLS make science concepts easy to grasp and fun to explore for the whole family. Experience an IMAX movie and get the big picture! (All exhibits are free except for some traveling exhibits).

IMAX screen

Your patronage supports science learning

The California Science Center is a non-profit organization. Your IMAX ticket purchase helps fund our exhibit and education programs. The IMAX films we show support our mission to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone. Thank you for choosing the California Science Center IMAX Theater!

Closed Captioning

Closed captions for the hearing impaired are available on all IMAX titles. If you are booking a group field trip and require the Closed Captioning system, please call (213) 744-2019.

Please ask our Box Office staff for the Closed Captioning system, or Assistive Listening Devices when purchasing your movie tickets. You may also ask our IMAX Theater team members for the device(s).

Any comments, concerns or suggestions pertaining to the Closed Captioning System, Assistive Listening devices, or customer services issues (related to devices) can be sent to or (213) 744-2271.

For more news, reviews and information on these and other IMAX films, visit