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IMAX Theater

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Address: Chattanooga, TN
Phone Number: 18002620695

A 3-D movie theater thats always a hit with the kids.

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A visual adventure

We saw the National Parks movie. My boys (9 and 6) were at first very skeptical and didn't want to go. They LOVED IT! The only problem was that they were so excited they kept... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw the National Parks movie. My boys (9 and 6) were at first very skeptical and didn't want to go. They LOVED IT! The only problem was that they were so excited they kept wanting to ask questions. The National Parks movie was riveting and gorgeous in it's delivery. My only negative was that the surround sound was a... More 

Thank LilBBTennessee
Amherstburg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The theatre was really modern, clean and the staff very friendly. The show about the Parks was very interesting and of interest to everyone in our group from big to small. I noted the reviews about the sound being way too loud and would agree. However, our youngest granddaughter sat on my knee and slept thru the entire movie so... More 

Thank Shirley H
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting local attractions, we were offered discount tickets if we purchased several events. It was a good deal and since it was a relief to be out of the 100 degree heat, I agreed. We enjoyed the 3D National Parks show. This was one of the nicer IMAX theaters I have visited.

Thank gwenrich8
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The theater is the nicest one I have seen! Extremely clean, great concession stand and nice gift shop for souvenirs. We were very impressed and will be back every time we go to Chattanooga!

2 Thank StephanieSwindle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Although the movie was enjoyable the volume of the narration was so loud it greatly detracted from the experience. The staff was all very nice and accommodating to my mother who has trouble walking. Unfortunately the sound was so loud my 4 year old curled into a ball for the entirety of the movie.

1 Thank Tisha C
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

I'm in my mid 30s and have attended many rock concerts and enjoy good surround sound, however, the sound level at the Imax was downright painful. I saw many other adults holding their ears during the National Parks movie. I actually got up and left after 5 minutes and went and complained to the manager. He claimed several people typically... More 

2 Thank strizzle
McMinnville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We enjoyed 2 programs at the new and improved Digital IMAX in Chattanooga. One was about the National Parks -Great, though too many pictures of Crater Lake and not enough of other Parks. The evening program, A Beautiful Earth, with on-site program by Astronaut Willmore was very good! Both programs were packed with people, but everyone was respectful and interested... More 

Thank Ann M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to the IMAX theater since it first opened in the 1990's. The theater recently upgraded the picture and sound system. The current equipment is only available in a few IMAX theaters. There is no parking lot for the IMAX but there is plenty of on street metered parking, garages and paid lots. I was worried... More 

Thank GoVols79
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to see the new movie on national parks and decided to go on Good Friday. We arrived about the same time as a large class of fourth graders so we decided to wait until the next showing. I'm glad we did, so if you can be flexible about the time due to a conflict that is preferable. Also,... More 

2 Thank Linda L
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We went to see the Born to Be Wild 3D movie. It was incredible. The visual effects, the story line, and the sound track were just mind-blowing. This is also a movie that credibly communicates the conservation message without the hype and hyperbole. I left inspired. The other thing that I linked was that the concession stand had a decent... More 

Thank Paulette R

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