See an exciting lineup of award-winning, science-based documentaries made for Giant Screen and IMAX® theaters. Blockbuster excitement meets real-life science and drama on a 4-story screen, taking you from the outer limits of space to the deepest depths of the ocean and beyond.
Movie-only tickets are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors, $11 for children 12 and under and $8 for members. Upgrade your ticket to a combination movie and museum ticket and enjoy self-guided tours of Fernbank's exhibits (indoors and outdoors). Purchase tickets online or by calling 404.929.6400. Please be aware that some shows do sell out and may not be available.
Playing January 11 – May 30, 2019*
Travel back in time to a world where pterosaurs ruled the sky. Naturalist David Attenborough takes viewers on a journey to explore why these prehistoric reptiles took flight, how they changed over time and why they went extinct. Run time: 40 minutes | Assisted listening devices are available; Closed captions are not available.Buy Tickets Learn More
Playing May 3 – October 31, 2019
11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Visit one of the most pristine wilderness environments on earth—the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. This new movie takes an unprecedented look at this vibrant and diverse ecosystem that is home to the elusive Kermode (Spirit) bear. Run time: 40 minutes | Assisted listening devices and closed captions are available upon request.Buy Tickets Learn More
Playing May 17 – September 12, 2019*
Experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs in this new IMAX® movie, narrated by Chris Evans. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. Run time: 45 minutesBuy Tickets Learn More
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D
Playing May 31 – September 12, 2019
Timed to the 50th anniversary of NASA’s celebrated Apollo 11 mission, Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling cinematic experience that showcases the real-life moments of humankind’s first steps on the moon. Join Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, the Mission Control team and millions of spectators around the world, during those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. Run time: 47 minutes
Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation 3D
Opens Fall 2019
Experience volcanoes up close and personal and follow the story of volcanoes from the Earth's beginnings through modern day. You'll learn how volcanoes create nutrient-rich soils and diverse ecosystems and witness multiple eruptions around the world. Run time: 42 minutes
Experience a new way to Museum at Fernbank After Dark. Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, this monthly series for ages 21+ features fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and 3D giant screen movies.
The all-new Giant Screen Theater upgrades are made possible by a generous gift from local entrepreneur and lifelong advocate of learning, travel and natural history, Dante Stephensen.
Stephensen’s commitment to inspiring youth for generations to come will be fulfilled by Fernbank’s incredible new state-of-the-art theaters.
Film by Jef Bredemeier.
*All movies, dates and show times are subject to change without notice.
Martinis & IMAX is no longer offered.