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IMAX Features

More than just an IMAX theater

Turn your visit into an all-day science adventure – visit our exhibit galleries and watch an IMAX film. Our seven-story IMAX screen brings to life worlds as small as an atom and as vast as the universe. Over 100 hands-on exhibits in our FREE EXHIBIT HALLS make science concepts easy to grasp and fun to explore for the whole family. Experience an IMAX movie and get the big picture! (All exhibits are free except for some traveling exhibits).

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Galapagos 3D Forces Of Nature Hubble 3D

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Advance Sales and Group Reservations

For advance ticket sales or to make a group reservation, please call (213) 744-2019. All groups of 15 people or more need a reservation and will receive a discounted rate.

No refunds or exchanges are available on Internet ticket orders. Each ticket purchased online will be assessed a per ticket convenience fee. Your tickets are valid only for the date and time specified on the ticket. Please double check the date and time of your event tickets. If you require assistance please email [email protected] or phone (213) 744-2019. California Science Center is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.

NOTE: Adobe Flash version 9 is required to utilize the online ticket order page. If your version of Flash is not current, you will be directed to Adobe's website to download the latest version.

Your patronage supports science learning

The California Science Center is a non-profit organization. Your IMAX ticket purchase helps fund our exhibit and education programs. The IMAX films we show support our mission to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone. Thank you for choosing the California Science Center IMAX Theater!

Closed Captioning

Closed captions for the hearing impaired are available on all IMAX titles. If you are booking a group field trip and require the Closed Captioning system, please call our group reservations line at (213) 744-2019 for detailed information.

Please ask our Box Office cashiers for the Closed captioning system, or Assistive Listening Devices, when purchasing your movie tickets at the Box Office Windows. You may also ask our IMAX Theater team members for the device(s).

Any comments, concerns or suggestions pertaining to the Closed Captioning System, Assistive Listening devices, or customer services issues (related to devices) please contact [email protected] or (213) 744-2271.

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