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Alamo IMAX Theatre

Address: 849 E. Commerce St., In the Rivercenter Mall, San Antonio, TX 78205-3910 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 210-247-4629
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Ranked #41 of 166 Activities in San Antonio
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Home of the legendary Alamo: The Price of FreedomThe crystal clear...
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Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Home of the legendary Alamo: The Price of FreedomThe crystal clear images and wraparound sound of IMAX thrills in a way no ordinary theatre can. Six stories high & 83 feet wide, the screen pulls you in!Experience the legend of the Alamo at IMAX prior to visiting the Alamo shrine- see Alamo: The Price of Freedom on the giant screen.The theatre complex also boasts an IMAX 3D screen playing the latest hits.
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Warren, Indiana
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171 reviews 171 reviews
76 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Just read the last review of this theater "This Place Has Really Gone Downhill" and have to totally agree with everything the review said. We wanted to learn more about the Alamo so got tickets to Price of Freedom. The tickets were very expensive. But we thought "We're paying for an IMAX production" so didn't fuss. This was no more... More 

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Oksboel, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have been in IMAX Theatre's in several city's. Always a big experience. Here we saw the Alamo Film. A good historic film. IMAX is located upstairs in the Rivercenter Mall

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San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

So sad to see what has happened to IMAX Rivercenter. I used to bring school groups here for many years and it was such a class act venue. That is not to be anymore. It is very run down and the employees need a lesson in politeness. I am so sad that this is representative of our city.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Following a visit to the Alamo, my husband and I went to the IMAX cinema to watch the film. Being British, we didn't know much about the history of Texas or the conflicts with the Mexicans. Therefore the visit to the Alamo in combination with the cinema experience really brought it to life. A trip to the Alamo is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We viewed the film showing the reenactment of the battle at Alamo in the 1836. It was a fantastic film that really put the battle into perspective. I had forgotten many of those historical details since my high school days. My daughter told us that they had been studying this battle last week in school, so it was great for... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

went to the regular theatre, not the IMAX, and it was incredible! Electric Leather reclining seats with huge drink holders. Assigned seating, but I went to a matinee so there was no one there anyways. It was so great that I went back later the same day and saw another movie! They also sell booze there ! How great is... More 

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McGregor, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I bought tickets to an IMAX showing of The Maze Runner. We should have saved our money. I'll give it this: The speakers worked. We had to climb from our original seats to the top row, and we were still deafened from the special effects. The next day we went to the theater showing of Guardians of... More 

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Minnesota
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This could have been a great experience. We went to see the movie to learn more about the history of the Alamo before visiting there. Unfortunately the experience was ruined by the volume so loud it actually bothered my ears. I have been in IMAX and surround sound theaters many times and have not had a problem. I measured the... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Clean, comfortable, and great comfortable reclining seats. Great matinee rates. What more can you want. Good selection of concessions.

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Pennsylvania
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Helps to understand the fighting and fall of the Alamo. Try to see it before you visit the "Alamo"..

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