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Omni-Theatre by Science Centre Singapore

Address: 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081, Singapore (Jurong East)
Phone Number: +65 6425 2500
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Ranked #215 of 531 things to do in Singapore
Type: Theaters, Science museums, Observatories & planetariums, Theater & Concerts, Museums
Owner description: Science center with domed planetarium and OmniMax projection theater for films and programs on...
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Type: Theaters, Science museums, Observatories & planetariums, Theater & Concerts, Museums
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Science center with domed planetarium and OmniMax projection theater for films and programs on astronomy, oceanography, meterology and aeronautics.

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Perth, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

first large dome screen I have seen - you do feel like you are part of the experience. The films are more of an educational nature, and last 40 minutes, but you have to pay each time. Check the website for the current shows and watch the trailers - we saw the lemurs, which was an interesting show, but one... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The screen in the omni theatre was cylindrical so that u get a real viewing experience. There are 3 movies shown in a loop. We watched lemurs. Shark show may be good tooit is just a 40 min documentary show but a must watch thing..

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Singapore, Singapore
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211 reviews 211 reviews
118 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If you had been to Futuroscope in Poitiers, France or L'Hemisferic in Valencia, Spain, the verdict is that Omni Theatre is a regional best but not a world's classic. This is my second visit after a space of 10 years. Some refurbishment and replacement works done. The entrance to the Omni Theatre was unusual. On its own, an Omni ticket... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This attraction was opened in 1988 and has been a quiet gem of Singapore. The curved screen has recently be renovated and replaced with a new one after more than 20 years. Worth every penny for the massive cinema screen experience, 3D experience and powerful audio system. Only complaint is that there is not many variety of shows. The Omni... More 

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Prashant Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
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176 reviews 176 reviews
154 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The Omni-Theatre is an observatory and IMAX film theatre located in the Science Centre, Singapore in the city-state Singapore, South-east Asia. It opened in 1977. As part of the larger Science Centre, it specifically encompasses an observatory, an omni planetarium, and an OMNIMAX Projection System to show movies relating to science, astronomy, etc. The theatre consists of a massive hemispheric... More 

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Singapore
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We (2 adults, 3 kids) saw an Omni Max movie on Polar Bears in the Arctic. The viewing experience was spectacular. Audio quality and seats were very good too. The smell of food brought in by other viewers was a bit of a distraction (allowing food in probably needs to be stopped by the management - it's a 40 minute... More 

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Thane, India
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

I read all reviews and yes we have to admire that forget IMAX and this is wider dome/screen. Its absolute fantastic to watch movie in same. When i had visited in November, there were only 4 people in theater ie me and 1 mom with 2 kids. being empty theater, i could select comfortable seat so as the experience was... More 

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Mangalore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Just adjacent to Science center. The doom theater gallery is great, you see very educative 40 min movie lying in your couch on the entire doom roof which is the very big screen!! & is stunning experience.

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Singapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

Forget IMAX. This is still the biggest screen and visual feast in Singapore since I was a kid over 20 years ago. It used to be free seating, but they have improved on the system by having allocated seats these days. No more long queues at the entrance caused by people trying to get the seats They seem to show... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

For the first timers and children this is a good experience. But its expensive.

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