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 ... ]

Sponsor a Seat: help support our education programs and mission by sponsoring a seat in our IMAX® Theater. We'll affix a brass plaque engraved with your name or the name of someone you love. Your tax deductible contribution makes 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.  PLUS ...

–  in November and December, treat your students to the feature-length film "The Polar Express," available at 9 or 10 a.m.

Home-Scroll-IMAX Interstellar–  incorporate science lessons into the Hollywood film "Interstellar," also available at 9 or 10 a.m.

With the exception of "The Polar Express," the movies below each 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

Hollywood IMAX®:

Adult $11.50  |  Child (3-12) $9.50  |  Senior (65+) $10.50  |  Youth (13-17) $10.50


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

Also available with Hollywood IMAX movies. Choose "The Polar Express" below.


IMAX Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. daily

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IMAX Page National Parks

National Parks Adventure

Available to Groups beginning Feb. 12

Opens to the Public May 27

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imax The Polar Express

The Polar Express

Nov. 27 - Dec. 20:  at 4 & 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays and at 4 p.m. Sundays (Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. only)

Dec. 26-Jan. 3:  at 4 & 7:30 p.m. daily

 Hollywood IMAX movie prices apply:

$11.50 adult and $9.50 child (3-12)
100 minutes long.

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Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem
and the global environment 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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