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“Great movies”

IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum
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$16.81*
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$164.49*
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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus
Ranked #1 of 21 Fun & Games in Victoria
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: With crystal clear images, wraparound digital surround sound, and advanced IMAX(R) with Laser projection technology, IMAX(R) Victoria lets you feel like you're really there. Six stories high and 81 feet wide, the screen pulls you in! 7 million people locally have been spellbound by the force and beauty of The IMAX(R) Experience. Technically advanced and visually, it is the most powerful and immersive movie experience in the world.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Redmond, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great movies”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is a great place and they have several movies to choose from. They may be a bit much for smaller kids so you may want to wait until they are older to take them.

Visited June 2013
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Thank ChrisMac17
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you for posting your useful comment.
You're right, some younger children might feel a bit overwhelmed by the experience or a particular film, but it can depend on the individual kids and their age. Our recommendation is that as parents we tend to know our kids best and can therefore usually make good judgements on whether or not a film or the IMAX experience will be suitable for them.
If a parent or family decides to try their youngster in an IMAX film and it doesn't work out for them, we are happy to offer a full ticket refund.
Kindest regards,
Paul Wild
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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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“Just OK”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We took our grandchildren to see Kenya at the Imax. We found it was grainy and not quite what we were expecting. It did not hold our grandson's attention for very long and he became very restless. We are avid nature show watchers and this let us down.

Visited July 2013
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post a review.
I am very sorry to learn you were disappointed in the Kenya film and that your experience did not meet your expectations.
As you likely know we rotate the films in an effort to showcase a variety of topics and hopefully there will be another film on the schedule that your grandson will enjoy more.
I'm not sure how your grandson is, but another film we have on the schedule is Rocky Mountain Express and we have received many excellent reviews on this film.
Thank you again and we do hope we will have another opportunity to host you again soon.
Kindest regards,
Paul Wild
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Most amazing movie”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Went and saw Shackleton's experiences of travelling the Antarctic. He and his men experienced physical exertions well beyond what any modern person would even contemplate. This early day pioneer story was amazing and I seriously wonder why not more of us know of it. Showing it in IMAX was also fantastic. Very enjoyable.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Allan C
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you very much for posting a review online for Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure - we couldn't agree more! There's a reason it has been billed "the greatest survival story of all time".

As I mentioned in a response a few weeks ago, had the Shackleton story not been true it would almost been impossible to believe. Truly amazing.

Kindest regards,
Paul Wild
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Nice experience”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Went and saw an African Safari movie here and it was pretty good. The Theatre is excellent and is perfect for kids.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Kosta100
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you for the review of Kenya: Animal Kingdom which as you mention has been very popular with families.
We appreciate your visit and for taking the time to post a comment.
Kindest regards,
Paul Wild
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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“Loved it.”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

There is nothing quite like seeing Shackleton's adventure to the south pole on an IMAX screen. Highly recommend this film and any others that may be playing.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Roberta H
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you for your recommending Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure and for visiting the theatre during your visit to Victoria!
The Shackleton's IMAX film will be on the schedule until October, 2013 playing alongside the Race to the End of the Earth exhibition at the Royal BC Museum.
Kindest regards,
Paul Wild
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