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Special Effects Theater Openings



1996

(click here for 1997)

  1. Liberty Science Center July 4: Jersey City, NJ
  2. Museum of Science July 4: Boston, MA
  3. California Museum of Science and Industry July 4: Los Angeles, CA
  4. Duluth Entertainment Convention Center July 4: Duluth, MN
    Closes March 30, 1997
  5. Reuben H. Fleet Space Theater July 4: San Diego, CA
  6. Pacific Science Center July 4: Seattle, WA
    Closes December 4, 1997
  7. Museum of Science & Industry July 5: Chicago, IL
    Closes January 30, 1997
  8. Maryland Science Center July 11: Baltimore, MD
  9. Canadian Museum of Civilization July 11: Hull, Quebec, Canada
  10. IMAX Theater at Portage Place July 16: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Closes November 16, 1996
  11. National Museum of Photography, Film and TV July 17: Bradford, England
    Closes July 17, 1997
  12. Houston Museum of Natural Science July 20: Houston, TX
    Closes January 11, 1997
  13. OMNI Theatre City West July 22: Perth, West Australia
    Closes November 22, 1996
  14. Forum der Technik Imax Theater Aug. 15/Sept. 5
    Closes January 30, 1997
  15. Kansas Cosmosphere Aug. 25: Hutchinson, KS
    Closes Feb 24, 1998
  16. Louisville Museum Center Sept. 14: Louisville, KY
  17. Imax Theater Sept. 14: Kansas City, KS
    Closes January 30, 1997
  18. Cinema Plus Sept. 25: Sydney, Australia
    Closes March 1997
  19. Omniversum Sept. 26: The Hague, The Netherlands
  20. IMAX Waterstad Theatre Sept. 26: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Closes March 30, 1997
  21. The Franklin Institute Science Museum Oct. 4: Philadelphia, PA
  22. Old Port of Montreal Imax Theatre Oct. 4: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Closes April 6, 1997
  23. The CN Imax Theater Oct. 4: Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Closes April 6, 1997
  24. Detroit Science Center Oct. 5: Detroit, MI
    Closes May 30, 1997
  25. St. Louis Science Center Oct. 11: St. Louis, MO
  26. Edmonton Space and Science Centre Oct. 11: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Closes June 23, 1997
  27. Imax Discovery Theater Oct. 18: Myrtle Beach, SC
    Closes May 1997
  28. Oregon Museum of Science & Industry Oct. 31: Portland, OR
  29. Great Barrier Reef WonderlandNov. 1: Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Closes August 31, 1997
  30. Cincinnati Museum Center Nov. 16: Cincinnati, OH
  31. IMAX Theater Nov. 20: Scottsdale, AZ
    Closes March, 1997
  32. Entergy IMAX Theatre at the Aquarium of the Americas
    in New Orleans
    Nov. 22: New Orleans, LA
    Closes April 30, 1997
  33. Discovery Place Nov. 29: Charlotte, NC
  34. Tycho Brahe Planetarium Nov. 29: Copenhagen, Denmark
  35. Ontario Science Center Dec. 7: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Closes March, 1998
  36. Carnegie Science Center Dec. 13: Pittsburgh, PA
  37. Great Lakes Science Center Dec. 14: Cleveland, OH
    Closes May 30, 1997
  38. Technik Museum Speyer Dec. 19: Speyer, Germany
    Closes August 31, 1997
  39. Science Spectrum Omnimax Theater Dec. 20: Lubbock, TX
  40. Luxor IMAX Las Vegas, NV


1997

  1. National Museum of Natural History Jan. 1: Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
  2. Kramer Imax Theater at the Saskatchewan Science Center Jan. 1: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Closes December 31
  3. Vilafranca Centro Jan. 21: Lisbon, Portugal
  4. Imax Theater Rivercenter Jan. 24: San Antonio, TX
  5. Aerospace Education Center Imax Theater Jan. 26: Little Rock, AK
  6. Futuroscope Feb. 1: Poiters, France
  7. Museum of Science and Industry Mosimax Feb. 1: Tampa, FL
    Closes August 20
  8. Feb. 1: Mexico City, Mexico
  9. The Science Place Feb. 7: Dallas, TX
    Closes November (tentative)
  10. Science Museum of Virginia Feb. 15: Richmond, VA
  11. Feb. 22: Tijuana, Mexico
  12. The 3D Imax Theater Feb. 27: Indianapolis, IN
  13. Mar. 1: Gurnee, Illinois
  14. Denver Museum of Natural History Mar. 21: Denver, CO
  15. Minnesota Zoo Mar. 29: St. Paul, MN
  16. Kinepolia Imax Theatre Mar. 25: Brussels, Belgium
    Closes September
  17. IMAX at Eau Claire Market March: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Closes July
  18. Great America Lockheed Pictorium Mar. 14: Santa Clara, CA
    Closes November
  19. Apr. 1: Yokohama, Japan
  20. Fernbank Museum of Natural History May 23: Atlanta, GA
  21. La Géode June: Paris, France


1998

  1. Imax 3D Les Ailes de La Mode April: Brossard, Quebec
    Closes July 30
  2. Pink Palace Museum May 30: Memphis, TN
    Closes Jan. 29, 1999


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