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Address: 5050 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone Number: +1 314-289-4400
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater features IMAX Dome...

The Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater features IMAX Dome technology, presenting a variety of science, nature and feature films under a 79-foot tilted hemispheric screen, placing show-goers in the middle of the action.

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It was a cool Theatre to watch the National Parks Adventures!

It was a very cool experience in a theatre like that! It is however very steep to walk up. So one must be careful not to trip going up the stairs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tanya R
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Imax theater is inside the Saint Louis Science Center. This is not a part of the free admission to the Science Center. It cost us $45 for two seniors and three children. Having been to other Imax theaters, I thought the seating was not as nice as at other Imax theaters. The National Parks Adventure movie was enjoyable but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very cool experience in a theatre like that! It is however very steep to walk up. So one must be careful not to trip going up the stairs.

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Thank Tanya R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Saw the IMAX film on the national parks this weekend. I liked the film format but has nothing on. I siting the real thing. I've been to many national parks so I was not amazed with the film. Don't get me wrong, I think it is great to promote the national parks and is a worthwhile activity for your dollars.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We went and saw a show at the Omnimax this past weekend, and it was amazing! Highly recommended! Make sure you sit as close to the middle of the theater as possible so you can see better, and make sure you are in line well before the show starts to get one of these good seats.

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Luperon, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I have visited this beautiful building many times. They change their attractions frequently and they are always of interest. Like a box of chocolates. "You never know what you are going to get". But it is always educational and very entertaining.

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Fenton, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

A group of 10 of us get together regularly from Church and in late January we all attended the OMNIMAX showing of Jerusalem. Although we all agreed the movie's content was very good in showing the antiquity of this city, it's complexity and it's diverse cultural makeup several of us with some degree of motion sickness left feeling a bit... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Omnimax is a great visual experience -- better for shorter cinematic offerings, as the seats aren't too comfortable for anything longer. It's big, it's bold, it's an experience!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Adults will learn something as well, of course, but the Omnimax films are always visually stunning! The Planetarium star shows are fascinating, and everyone will learn about life in space, the challenges of getting there, etc.

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Thank schonstl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

So many things to see and do at this location...a great place for family trips and out-of-towners, especially on a rainy day!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The technology for the D-Day I-Max borders on incredible. The combination of enhanced archival film combined with animation gives you the not comfortable being there. I served in the 1st Inf Div at the tail end of the German occupation with soldiers who were in the D--Day Invasion who chose to stay in the service. They did not talk much... More 

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