Gift of

Explorers Theater


3D theater experience

This permanent, high-definition theater allows visitors to transcend the museum experience into the world of undersea exploration. With this theater, visitors will be able to: Watch a short film on how maritime exploration has shaped mankind’s history; Interact with live feeds from exploration vessels around the globe; Experience thrilling 3D films and other feature films covering a wide range of maritime topics.


Dolby digital

The Explorers Theater will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.



Prices include movie admission and use of 3D glasses. Glasses must be returned after the movie.

$6Non-Members (Adult or Child)
$5Museum Members (Adult or Child)
$2Child 3 and Under

Tickets to Explorers Theater are in addition to the price of Museum admission.



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Deepsea Challenge 3D

Now Playing 


9:30 a.m. • 11:30 a.m. • 1:30 p.m. • 3:30 p.m.

Rating: PG
Runtime: 40 minutes

As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film chronicles Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench, nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface, and located in the western Pacific Ocean about 200 kilometres east of the Mariana Islands.

Venture into the depths with Cameron as he pilots a submersible he designed himself, and descends to the deepest known natural trench in the world. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking.

Don’t miss this astounding underwater endeavor of science and courage as Cameron pursues to fulfill a childhood dream.

Preview Deepsea Challenge 3D:



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Great Barrier Reef 3D

Now Playing


10:30 a.m. • 12:30 p.m. • 2:30 p.m. • 4:30 p.m.

Rating: G
Runtime: 40 minutes

Grab your mask and snorkel and come on an unforgettable adventure! Great Barrier Reef captures the natural beauty and exquisite strangeness of the world’s largest living wonder to help us better understand this awesome, bizarre, and vibrant living world.

Narrated by acclaimed Australian actor Eric Bana, the film celebrates one of the planet’s most beautiful and biodiverse ecosystems and also introduces us to the “citizen science” movement where volunteers help researchers gain a more comprehensive understanding of the natural world.

Preview Great Barrier Reef 3D below:



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