The OtterBox Digital Dome Theater illuminates the universe with stunning clarity and brilliance. Journey through the nearly inexhaustible supply of stars adorning the night sky and uncover the most mysterious and beautiful sights in the solar system. Also featuring a number of fulldome films, the Digital Dome Theater will display breathtaking presentations on its gigantic 35-foot diameter dome screen. Adventurers of all ages can journey to the beginnings of life and travel the cosmos without leaving their seats!
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Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.
Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!
220 million years ago dinosaurs were beginning their domination of Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: pterosaurs were taking control of the skies. The story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastical than any fiction.
Recommended for ages 6+
Runtime: 40 minutes | View the trailer!
In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth's climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.
Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!
One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.
Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!
The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure
Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking starship computer. Bounce along with them on the surface of the Moon. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.
Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer!
Dream to Fly
Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies - both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.
Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!
From Earth to The Universe
Take a journey of discovery that’s as big as the universe itself! From humanity’s earliest notions of the cosmos to the view from today’s grandest telescopes, we continue to wonder and learn about our place in this awesome vastness. You’ll never look at the night sky the same way again after traveling From Earth to the Universe!
Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!
The Hot and Energetic Universe
Using immersive visualizations and real images this film presents the achievements of modern astronomy, the most advanced terrestrial and orbital observatories, the basic principles of electromagnetic radiation as well as the natural phenomena related to High Energy Astrophysics.
Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!
Sensory Friendly Dome Movies
Get up, walk, dance, sing, shout – Feel free to be you in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater! Sensory Friendly Movies are offered the first Saturday morning of each month at 10:15am. Each month brings a different experience, so be sure to check out our calendar to see which movie piques your interest!
Download our Sensory Friendly Dome Movie Guidebook – This is a description of what a visitor can expect during a movie at the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater.
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Assistive listening in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater is compatible with T-coil–equipped hearing aids. Receivers with headsets for other visitors who require assistive listening are available.