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Movies & Showtimes

Movies & Showtimes

Don’t just see a movie, experience it! From documentary films to full-length Hollywood movies, Kentucky’s only 4-story, precision white screen, 3D digital theater is sure to leave you in awe.

Bringing a group of 10 or more? Book at least three weeks in advance and you get to choose the feature. Visit our Field Trip or Group Visit pages to book.

Ticket Prices

Non-Members
 
 
Hollywood Films
All Ages
$10 per ticket
Documentary Films
All Ages
$8 per ticket
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Hollywood Films
All Ages
$8 per ticket
Documentary Films
All Ages
$6 per ticket
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Backyard Wilderness 2D

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses - in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban home, the film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behavior - all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and pond bottom, to reveal its inhabitants in rare and breathtaking intimacy.

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Dream Big 3D

Sponsored by J.B. Speed Engineering School, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Upon first consideration, it might not seem the stuff of grand cinematic adventure. But could engineering secretly be an exciting, creative, heroic realm where the optimists of today are creating the life-saving, world-altering marvels that will make for a safer, more connected, more equal and even more awe-inspiring tomorrow?

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Today
Sunday, 6/24
Monday, 6/25
Tuesday, 6/26
Wednesday, 6/27
Thursday, 6/28
Friday, 6/29
Saturday, 6/30
Thursday, 7/5
Friday, 7/6

Extreme Weather 3D

Weather is one of the most dynamic forces to shape our planet, but now it's more extreme and complex than ever. Extreme Weather takes you somewhere few have gone: to the edge of collapsing 300 foot tall glaciers, to the front lines of massive wildfires, and directly in the path of deadly tornadoes. Sponsored by WLKY. 

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Tuesday, 7/3
Friday, 7/6

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Though it weighs no more than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth: across a continent, to a place it has never known. Follow millions of monarchs' perilous journey, with breathtaking cinematography from an awardwinning team including Oscar winner Peter Parks

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Today
Friday, 6/29
Saturday, 6/30
Friday, 7/6

Forces of Nature

From National Geographic and Graphic Films. Follow scientists on pulse-pounding quests to discover how natural disasters are triggered and how they impact our planet and its inhabitants. Lose yourself in immersive, giant screen depictions of real-life earthquakes, volcanoes, and storms.

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Thursday, 6/28

Galapagos 3D

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos Archipelago. Amongst these fascinating and remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique environment.

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Tuesday, 6/26
Friday, 6/29

Journey to Space 3D

In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the moon, and lived continuously in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth to touch the face of another world. Strap in for the next giant leap. Next stop Mars! Narrated by Patrick Stewart.

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Monday, 6/25
Thursday, 6/28
Friday, 6/29

Oceans 3D

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, we reveal the untold stories of the oceans' most astonishing creatures.

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Pandas: The Journey Home

From National Geographic, fall in love with this iconic, delightful creature and better understand their desperate plight in the wild. Granted unprecedented access to the Wolong Panda Center in China, Panda's filmmakers bring to light the challenges faced, and the extraordinary efforts made, by the scientists and keepers who work tirelessly to bolster and reintroduce Giant Panda populations.

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Monday, 6/25

Tiny Giants 3D

In an adventure of giant proportions, Tiny Giants 3D reveals the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals. Using the incredibly immersive power of specialist 3D cameras, audiences are transported in a very intimate way into another world to experience the titanic battles these creatures face to survive.

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Thursday, 6/28

Tornado Alley 3D

A heart-pounding science adventure and the most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes. Armed with a 70mm camera, a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, and an arsenal of the most advanced weather measurement instruments ever created, the stars of Tornado Alley take audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado's destructive power at point blank range.

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Wednesday, 6/27
Friday, 7/6

Bringing more than 10 guests?

For educators or just group visits, Kentucky Science Center has a library of educational documentaries available to book!