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IMAX Theatre

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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
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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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Huge Screens

Huge IMAX screen attached to the science centre. Shows a lot of big blockbusters as well as beautifully shot scientific films. Can get sold out for very popular showings so book... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sarah D
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge IMAX screen attached to the science centre. Shows a lot of big blockbusters as well as beautifully shot scientific films. Can get sold out for very popular showings so book in advance. Don't sit near the front or you may find it hard to see and the ticket collection machines are notoriously bad. More expensive than standard cinemas but... More 

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Thank Sarah D
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unmanned barrier car park, Charge was excessive at £5 but they failed to advertise that you can validate your parking ticket at the shop upstairs for a reduced cost(not sure how much though as couldn't be bothered to go upstairs and complain) Imax easy enough to find. Cinema itself was great as were staff. Usual rip off at shop -... More 

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Thank Caroline C
Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Watched Captain America Civil War on my first visit to this imax. I was not disappointed, the visuals and the sounds exceeded my expectations. Having been to the largest Imax's in the world over in Australia, i wasn't sure how this would compare but I was very very impressed. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie and all the viewers were handed... More 

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Thank Ecckky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say, I love the IMAX, always have and always will I guess! It's been a while since I've been so I was really pleased to go back and find out that it's has only gotten better! Excellent quality for the film and sound, like no other, and very helpful friendly Cineworld staff to assist with any... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Took my 7 year old son along to see Batman V Superman movie. It was the first time to IMAX for both of us. Originally thought, when booking tickets, it was over-priced but as it was a treat decided to give it a try. Which reminds me, if you decide to go then book online tickets in advance as you... More 

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Thank David M
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

If you have never been to an IMAX you MUST go, the sound and "HD" visuals are jaw dropping. Screen is over sized. Standard cinema snacks and a Starbucks in the foyer is a nice touch. Easy parking and 10mins walk from Glasgow subway station.

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Thank Arron F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

What an experience. Came to the science centre for use of the IMAX theatre as my partner had never been. We sat in row E and it was brilliant. The picture and sound quality was mesmerising. We saw Batman V Superman in the only way you should. The price wasn't bad either as it was only at extra £6 than... More 

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Thank reading85
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This is an amazing cinema l have been taking !y kids here for 10 years, the sound and visuals are the best in the UK. Though my last bill was £53 for our family of 4. Would be more acessable if Price was a tad lower, or did FAM special.

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Thank Yvonne R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the experience but you would have to sit at row G or lower as anything close to the screen you cannot get the full experience. We seen a 2D film which was just as good as 3D, loved he experience so much we have booked in for a 3D film during the film fest which is cheaper tickets.... More 

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