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IMAX at New England Aquarium in Boston

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Childages 3-11 years
College Stu/Sen (60+) 
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IMAX at New England Aquarium in Boston Located adjacent to the New England Aquarium, the Simon's IMAX Theater boasts the region's largest movie screen and 12,000-watts of Dolby sound. You are immersed in the film through the application of 3D technology as you view amazing images of the beautiful and astounding creatures that inhabit the deep.


  • The giant screen - 65 ft high by 85 ft wide
  • Amazon Adventure 3D
  • Great White Shark 3D
  • Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland
Amazing IMAX films will take you where you've only dreamed of going! Join us for incredible journeys from the wilds of Africa to tropical coral reefs. Through the magic of IMAX 3D, you can visit animals that are too large, too small or too endangered to exhibit in an Aquarium setting.

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Amazon Adventure 3D
Escape to the lush forests of the Amazon, where parrots fly and jaguars run through the rainforest. Amazon Adventure takes you back in time to follow a curious scientist in his quest to document the birth of a species. Thrash through thick jungles and float along the sprawling river as you marvel at the incredible species that call this biodiversity hotspot home. You’ll encounter clumsy sloths swimming through flooded forests, jaguars stalking prey, and colorful butterflies mimicking their poisonous cousins all on the largest screen in New England. Based on the real adventures of Henry Bates in 1800s, experience the trials and tribulations encountered by one of the fathers of evolutionary biology.

Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland
Take the trip of a lifetime with Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland on New England’s largest movie screen. See grinning iguanas claw their way along the seafloor to snack on seaweed. Swim with tropical penguins rocketing through the water to cool off. Wallow in muddy pools with grunting giant tortoises. Explore the islands that gave us a greater understanding of life on our blue planet.

Great White Shark 3D
Get ready for a shark’s-eye view as you plunge straight into the underwater world of nature’s most renowned predator in Great White Shark 3D! See the science at work behind that fearsome toothy grin and discover the importance of this spectacular species. The entire family will enjoy an exhilarating experience that demonstrates how great white sharks are perfectly adapted hunters that play a crucial role in maintaining the health of our oceans. Skip the shark cage and explore our blue planet on the largest screen in New England.

IMAX adventures transport moviegoers to exotic locations such as the waters of off southern Australia and surrounding tropical Pacific islands to create face-to-face encounters with some of the most stunning and mysterious creatures on earth. These 3D adventure tales place you in the heart of the action. Obtain your eTicket today to view these remarkable films inside Simon's IMAX Theater at the New England Aquarium in Boston.
IMAX Theatre's Giant Screen IMAX Theatre's Giant Screen
Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland
Humpback Whales Humpback Whales
View these remarkable films inside Simon's IMAX Theater at the New England Aquarium in Boston. View these remarkable films inside Simon's IMAX Theater at the New England Aquarium in Boston.
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IMAX at New England Aquarium in Boston

Operating Times:

Aquarium Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm Sat, Sun and most holidays: 9 am-6 pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Closes at 3:00 pm on Christmas Eve. Open at noon on New Year's Day.

IMAX Movie Times: Call Customer Service for movie times. The number will be on your eTicket. Please arrive 15-30 min before showtime.

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 6 months of the purchase date.


45 minutes

Booth Location:

IMAX Theatre at the New England Aquarium Central Wharf (adjacent to the Marriott Hotel and close to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market) Boston, MA 02110


The following parking garages offer parking discounts to customers seeing an IMAX film. Validation will be available at the Simons IMAX Theatre Box Office. Please remember your parking ticket. Rates are subject to change without notice.

International Place: No validation- $37 | Weekdays after 5:00pm- $7.00 | Sat-Sun all day - $10.00.
75 State Street Garage: No validation- $38 | Mon-Fri after 5:00 pm - $15 | Sat-Sun all day-$15
Rowes Wharf: No validation- $40 | Weekdays-$28 | Weekdays after 5:00 pm, Sat & Sun all day-$18.

Age Requirements:

Child Ticket: ages 3-11 years. Sen. Ticket: 60+ and college students show ID.


These tickets are only valid on standard (45 minutes in length) IMAX presentations. |IMAX is in a different building. so e-tickets may be exchanged without going to the Aquarium | Films and film times subject to change without notice | Please call for showtimes (the number will be on your eTicket).

If you have purchased through your mobile device, please go to ticket window # 6 for redemption.

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