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IMAX Theatre

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Address: Glasgow Science Centre | 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
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+44 141 420 5000
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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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Great 3D experience

I recently saw two films at the Glasgow IMAX, one of which was in 3D. Having the large screen ad he 3D effect greatly enhanced the experience and I would certainly recommend IMAX... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Cupar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just seen Star Wars rogue one at the IMAX in Glasgow. Took my nephew (great excuse) and had a fantastic time. Picture and 3D experience was fantastic, the sounds was astonishing. IMAX is next to the science centre, there parking cost £5 for the 3 hours we were there. This is the biggest screen in Scotland and really looks like... More 

Thank Dru-gla
Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to the IMAX a few times now. Its hard to describe how brilliant an experience it is to watch a movie on a screen this size. Watched 2D and 3D films on here - all are just brilliant. Picture is amazing, as is the sound. If you can get in reasonably quickly, best heading up the back if you... More 

Thank jaye-dubya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watched Dr Strange in here and what an experience it was! Far better than regular 3d films and I look forward to another visit in the near future. Bit more expensive than standard cinemas but it is worth the extra money. Give it a go

Thank Andy K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

This cinema is brilliant. Delightful staff, I think the manager is a well-dressed Asian guy, he's always upbeat and helpful. Guys on the Box Office too are great. Image and sound quality are unsurpassed in Glasgow. Cineworld in town is a total waste of money in comparison. Filled with talking people, people eating and the morbidly obese. The IMAX cinema... More 

Thank P3WP3W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say about our first visit to Cineworld's IMAX cinema in Glasgow? Wow! Wow! Wow! We went into see Dr Strange and were totally blown away by the visual and auditory experience. Right from the initial introduction to the joys of IMAX we felt totally immersed in the experience. Once the film started the full effect of... More 

Thank Jim E
Cupar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I recently saw two films at the Glasgow IMAX, one of which was in 3D. Having the large screen ad he 3D effect greatly enhanced the experience and I would certainly recommend IMAX for 3D. For the normal 2D film it was little different from viewing in a standard cinema.

Thank jon0269
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

First time in an Imax Theatre what a size of a screen ,comfy seating and plenty headroom the 3d effect was epic The kids had a ball We watched an under the sea film about 45 mins long Great price if you do an add on with the science centre only another £2.50 Love to come back to the new... More 

Thank craigluscar
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

With advance booking and logging in with Facebook this was not much more expensive than our local multiplex! Comfy seats. Surround sound great left, right, front , rear, above and under seats! 3D experience great! Seats on a steep enough slope so that the person in front head does not get in the way!

Thank Ginnyliz67
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Haven’t been to the IMAX in a few years and decided that Star Trek Beyond in 3D was a good way to return. Booked great seats online and was able to get one of the seats at half price through Meerkat movies. The screen here really is a big step up from other local cinemas and depending on the movie... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Just come from a screening of Star Trek Beyond. The picture quality was absolutely terrible - like a massie youtube video or pirate dvd. The picture was washed out, flat and had horrendous motion blur. 3D was virtually non-existent. The doors opened late because they claimed to be a calibration problem. Clearly not fixed. All 3 of us were disappointed... More 

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