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Yellowstone IMAX Theatre

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Address: 101 S. Canyon Street, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Phone Number: 406-646-4100
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The Yellowstone IMAX is a 6 story screen with 12,000 watts of stereo...

The Yellowstone IMAX is a 6 story screen with 12,000 watts of stereo surround sound. Only IMAX can show you Yellowstone like this! Be sure to visit YTP, Yellowstone Trading Post, our beautiful and unique gift shop inside the IMAX!

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Wonderful film on Yellowstone

Comfortable seating with super surround sound. IMax movies for scenery are marvelous. If you can time it right, there is one film narrated by Robert Redford. Located in a building... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
James C
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Hurley, New York
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Hurley, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Comfortable seating with super surround sound. IMax movies for scenery are marvelous. If you can time it right, there is one film narrated by Robert Redford. Located in a building with great selection of local tourist shopping. Discount for seniors. Great addition to trip to Yellowstone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

IMAX at its finest. If you can get into the movie without buying anything from the delightful gift store, please let me know how you did it. Saw a movie called Bears and it was exceptional. The seats are very comfortable. The back row costs 6$ more though I can't see it was much higher than where I sat on... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The theatre itself is very nice, but it was expensive to get to see the Yellowstone film, and the film itself was a very dated affair -- looked like it was made in the 1990s. Lots of other films from which to select, though -- I just don't think it was all that great a film.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went to the IMAX in west Yellowstone. Theatre itself in much nicer than expected. Staff friendly and a great gift shop. However we went and watch the video Yellowstone and it cost us 33 buck for 4 people. However the show Yellowstone was a real let down. I highly recommend not spending your money to watch... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Great rest stop after a long day touring through Yellowstone park. Did it on a whim and it was well worth our time. What we saw was constrained by what time we got there but was so impressed by the 1st one (National Parks) that we stayed for a second one (Yellowstone). The second one was an add-on ticket which... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

We went to the Yellowstone IMAX Theatre during our stay in West Yellowstone. There are several shows running each day, but we chose the show on Yellowstone. It showed Yellowstone from a historical perspective, rather than a from a tour guide perspective, but was still worth seeing. It is a good attraction to do at night or during a rainy... More 

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Great Falls, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed watching a movie at this IMAX theater in West Yellowstone. There are several movies to choose from and I wanted to see the movie about the National Parks but we got there too late and ended up watching Tarzan. However, the seats were very comfortable and the popcorn was fresh. The people at the refreshment counter were very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Decent tourist shop and good quality Yellowstone clothing. IMAX theater is nice, full movie concession available. Family enjoyed the Yellowstone iMax film. Nice way to spend a couple hrs.

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Maryville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Sometimes you can get nature overload a great place to kick back and relax is watching a movie at the Yellowstone Imax in West Yellowstone. At night they show 1st Run movies, we saw Captain American, Civil War. Great sound and picture, not the largest Imax I've been to but it was much more than I expected in an out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

For a rainy day activity or just to relax after a day of sightseeing, this is the perfect activity! Amazed at how big the gift store is! Buy movie tickets at box office inside front door. Browse around at large gift inventory. Sale items over on side by theater entrance. Saw Yellowstone movie and liked it. Go there for a... More 

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