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Address: Glasgow Science Centre | 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-420-5000
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Imax Theatre next to the Science Centre houses one of the world's...
The Imax Theatre next to the Science Centre houses one of the world's largest cinema screens and is a popular venue for 3D movies.
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One of the best Imax experiences I have had.

I have been to the British Film Institute at IMAX in London. Which is widely acclaimed as the "gold standard" for IMAX, however I enjoyed Glasgow's much more. The screen at BFI... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have been to the British Film Institute at IMAX in London. Which is widely acclaimed as the "gold standard" for IMAX, however I enjoyed Glasgow's much more. The screen at BFI is much cripser, larger and better, however the seating is poor there, you can't view the whole screen, even in the best seats, you are too close and... More 

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Watching a 3D film in IMAX is an awesome experience and cannot be replicated in an ordinary cinema. There are 'ushers' to ensure all seats are filled in a sensible, organised fashion so that there are no gaps or people having to step over other people's legs to get to an empty seat! As I am disabled my partner and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The 3d films in the glasgow imax are amazing compared to the regular cinemas who claim show 3d films. It is a little more expensive but it is worth every penny. We have seen many films here from harry potter, transformers, jurassic park etc and they were are amazing in 3d. Once you've been here, you will keep coming back.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Watched a movie here. Enjoyed the dramatic affects of the 3D. Good production and good organization.

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Went here to see Jurassic World in 3D. It has the largest screen in Scotland and the sound was amazing. Would recommend a visit.

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went to watch Jurassic World and felt that we wanted to see it on a big screen. At £14.50 a ticket I expected more. The seats were torn and not comfortable at all. I'm under 5' so it wasn't too bad for leg room for me. However, my friend is 6'3" and was in agony as the seating was... More 

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The massive screen is fantastic and certainly worth the extra few quid. I am not a massive fan of 3D but the 3D in the imax is superb. Great that you get a discount on the starbucks with your unlimited card.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The biggest, meanest and the best IMAX screen in the world, the theatre at the quay should be on the check list of any cinema lover who visits the city of Glasgow. Having watched quite a number of films at this theatre, I can surely say that I have never experienced a movie better than the ones I did here.... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I only go here if I have a voucher or am lucky to get free tickets here as it is expensive to watch a film here. Even if you have a cineworld card you need to pay a supplement. Love the seating as they are very comfortable and plenty of seats. The rows do curve towards the screen. Also love... More 

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Braidwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great cinema and even better now it's Cineworld! Wish they would show more films though. Good parking facilities.

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Address: Glasgow Science Centre | 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-420-5000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow

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