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. [ more info ... ]

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.

PLEASE NOTE these special upcoming screenings, both at 11 a.m.:  Wed., April 23, "Coral Reef Adventure"; and Tues., April 29, "The Living Sea."

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 $1):

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

imax Island of Lemurs

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Times through May 20:

11 a.m., 1, 3 & 4 p.m. daily (no 4 pm April 24)


11 a.m. show exceptions:

Wed., April 23:  "Coral Reef Adventure"

Tues., April 29: "The Living Sea"

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imax Great White Shark

Great White Shark

Times through May 20:

2 p.m. daily.

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imax Born to Be Wild

Born to Be Wild

Times through May 20:

Noon daily.

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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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