Grab your children, your grandchildren, your friends, your neighbors. See 'Born to Be Wild.' This is a film made in heaven and one you will never forget."
–  retired science supervisor for Norwalk Public Schools
IMAX Movies

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The projector bulb in The Maritime Aquarium's IMAX Theater throws a light so bright that you could see it from the moon!


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The Maritime Aquarium's IMAX® Theater

The Maritime Aquarium has the largest IMAX® theater in Connecticut, with a screen as tall as a six-story building!  Thanks to our recent renovation, you can enjoy comfy new seats with cupholders, new floor and wall treatments, a new stage for live presentations, and a new ticket lobby with concession stand offerimng popcorn, water, sodas and your favorite candies. [ Learn more about the amazing IMAX format here ... ]

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: have a seat in the refurbished IMAX Theater engraved with the name of someone you love and make a lasting impression on Maritime Aquarium history. Click here for a "write-able" pdf donor form.

IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.

TEACHERS! Groups of 50 or more can book a special 10 or 11 a.m. IMAX movie. Choose from our current films (shown below) or any from our IMAX film library. Go to IMAX library films to preview what's available. Most have Educator's Guides prepared by the film's producers.

Movies run about 40 minutes. (Note: Movies, times & prices are subject to change without notice. Be sure to REFRESH your browser to see latest movie times.)


Classic IMAX®:

Adult $9.50  |  Child (3-12) $7.00  |  Senior (65+) $8.50  |  Youth (13-17) $8.50


Discount Combo (Aquarium + Classic IMAX® Movie — Save as much as $4.50/per person):

Adult $24.95  |  Child (3-12) $17.95  |  Senior (65+) $22.95  |  Youth (13-17) $22.95


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Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Times through Dec. 23: 11 a.m. & 4 p.m. Mon-Thurs; and at 11 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

Exceptions: no 11 a.m. 18, 19, 22 & 23


Island of Lemurs Educator's Guide

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imax Great White Shark

Great White Shark

2 p.m. daily



(No Educator's Guide available.)


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The Polar Express

Through Dec 21: 4 & 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays

Dec. 26-Jan. 1:  4 & 7:30 p.m. daily.

Available for school groups!
Teachers can book 9 or 10 a.m. shows!

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IMAX Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

presented by Pacific Life

Opens February 13
Tickets on sale now!


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Flight of the Butterflies

Opens May 22, 2015
Teachers! You can book seats now for your Spring 2015 field trip!


Flight of the Butterflies Educator's Guide

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The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound
and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment,
it achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

10 North Water Street          Norwalk, CT 06854          Phone: 203.852.0700         Fax: 203.838.5416

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation


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