Please note the cinema will be closed on September 18, 21, 26.
There will be no 11am sessions on September 17, 20, 25.

Take a break and watch the world come to life in our 3D cinema.

Our curated program of ocean and nature-inspired movies from internationally-respected filmmakers complement current museum exhibitions. Covering everything from great white sharks, mysterious marine creatures, submersible journeys to the deepest point of the sea and experiencing the flight of soaring migratory birds, these films delight and entertain. Escape the everyday and see the world through a new lens! 

FREE entry with any paid ticket. For individual film screening times, please check with our friendly front of house staff.


Earth Flight 3D

Plunge into the centre of the flock.

Narrated by Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett, a totally immersive experience with revolutionary aerial techniques and state-of-the-art 3D cameras delivering the reality of flying alongside birds. Join a variety of different species on their seasonal journeys and embrace the thrilling feeling of being plunged into the centre of the flock!

Running Time: 20 mins
Related Exhibition: Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet

From the producers of BBC's Blue Planet II

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet takes you 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, discover the untold stories of the oceans' most astonishing creatures. 

Running Time: 25 mins
Related Exhibition: Wildlife Photographer Of The Year


Sea Monsters 3D - A Prehistoric Adventure

From National Geographic.

Eighty million years ago, the American Midwest lay under a great inland sea where colossal creatures ruled the waves. From giraffe-necked Styxosaurus and sea birds with teeth to the T-Rex of the ocean — the 40-foot super-predator Tylosaurus — these wondrous beasts defy imagination. In a remarkable journey, National Geographic immerses audiences in this unexplored world of the “other dinosaurs,” delivering the fascinating science behind what we know and a vision of history’s grandest ocean creatures brought to life in spectacular 3D.

Running Time: 40 mins
Related Exhibition: Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators

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