IMAX® Theater

The Maritime Aquarium has the largest IMAX theater in Connecticut, with a screen as tall as a six-story building!


Standard Movies

Aquarium Admission includes one standard IMAX® movie. All standard movies are about 40 minutes long. Tickets to see just an IMAX movie (without Aquarium admission) can be purchased only at the box office. 

Oceans: Our Blue Planet

This beautiful new film takes audiences on a global odyssey to explore the largest and least-understood habitat on Earth.
Sponsored by: Santa Family Fund

Show Times
Playing daily at 11 a.m., 2 & 4 p.m.

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Follow a young panda as she takes her first steps in the wild – and the biologists in China teaching her to survive on her own – in “Pandas,” an inspiring and endearing new movie!

Show Times
Playing daily at 1 & 3 p.m.

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"Backyard Wilderness"

This film reminds us that Wi-Fi is not the only connection that matters and that in ordinary places, we can discover extraordinary things – if we just step outside.
Winner of Best Short Film, Best Cinematography and Best Lifelong Learning at the 2018 Giant Screen Cinema Association Awards!

Show Times
Playing daily at noon.

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Hollywood Movies


2001: A Space Odyssey

Opens Fri., Oct. 19

IMAX presentations of Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece available in the immersive IMAX format for the first time since its release 50 years ago! 

Showing at 7 p.m. Oct. 19-21, and then on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through Nov. 11.  All shows at 7 p.m.

Plus, meet the film's star, Keir Dullea, on Oct. 19 following the film's premiere.

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The Polar Express

Opens fri., nov 23

Renew a family tradition by securing your tickets for a magical ride to the North Pole as “The Polar Express” returns to the giant IMAX screen for a limited holiday engagement at The Maritime Aquarium.

“The Polar Express” will steam back in on Fri., Nov. 23 at 5 p.m., and then play at 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays for three weekends – Nov. 24-25 and Dec. 1-2 and 8-9 – before finishing with 9 a.m. shows Dec. 15-16 and 22-23.

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Note: movies, times & prices are subject to change without notice.

IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.

Our Mission

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.

Contact Us

Open Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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