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 offering 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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7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat. through April 18

Held Over! See the Academy Award-winner for Best Visual Effects. And only we have it in glorious 70mm film projection!

Interstellar Educator's Guide

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imax Great White Shark

Great White Shark

at 2 p.m. daily through May 21

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Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

at 11 a.m. daily through May 21
Special Show Changes for 11 a.m.:
Coral Reef Adventure, Thurs. April 16
Born to be Wild, Wed. April 22
Great White Shark, Thurs., April 30
The Living Sea, Thurs,. May 7
Coral Reef Adventure, Mon., May 11
Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West, Thurs. May 14



Island of Lemurs Educator's Guide

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IMAX Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

presented by Pacific Life

at 1, 3 & 4 p.m. daily through May 21

4 p.m showing on April 23 is canceled.

Humpback Whales Family Activity Book 

Humpback Whales Educator's Guide 


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Flight of the Butterflies

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

Flight of the Butterflies Educator's Guide

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Mission: 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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