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IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum

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Neighbourhood: James Bay
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Address: 675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
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With crystal clear images, wraparound digital surround sound, and advanced...

With crystal clear images, wraparound digital surround sound, and advanced IMAX(R) with Laser projection technology, IMAX(R) Victoria lets you feel like you're really there. Six stories high and 81 feet wide, the screen pulls you in! 7 million people locally have been spellbound by the force and beauty of The IMAX(R) Experience. Technically advanced and visually, it is the most powerful and immersive movie experience in the world.

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US$12.40*
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Royal BC Museum Entrance Ticket
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The IMAX has always been a amazing experience, but since the upgrade, the experience has only gotten better. Being from out of town we were not sure about the reserve seating... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The IMAX has always been a amazing experience, but since the upgrade, the experience has only gotten better. Being from out of town we were not sure about the reserve seating because sometime not having enough notice of traveling to Victoria we could always purchase tickets to the show before the feature movie in order to get good seats, now... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The British Columbia Museum and Imax is the best place to go in Victoria. The museum often runs special exhibits that coordinate with the movies ( the travelling Mammoth exhibit with the Mammoth movie). The movies are always interesting and it's a blast to see Hollywood block busters on their huge screen.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Book in advance and you can watch documentary or Hollywood movie. We were lucky to watch Star war Rogue one. You will be provided with special 3D glasses to enjoy movie.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All \i can say is WOW!. Watching this in 3D was an amazing experience. This is how 3D should be experienced. It felt like I was swimming with the sea life, every small detail was visible. Quite and experience, high quality experience. Snacks can be taken into the theater too. Purchase a yearly pass and you won't be dissapointed

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Thank sherrielis
imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear sherrielis, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your 3D experience! It certainly does put you Under the Sea, swimming with the fishes, without getting wet! We look forward to hosting you again soon. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

comox
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With our annual passes we can see several high quality informative shows in sequence. This is good choice as we live out of town and only want to do Imax on inclement days.

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Thank ComoxLib
imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear ComoxLib, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your recent double feature! Thank you for your support with your IMAX® Annual Passes. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Under the sea movie left my daughter sad and my husband annoyed. My other daughter and I both fell asleep. You can only watch so many swaying plants and schools of fish without dosing off. Love the IMAX but recommend a different movie.

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Thank Sharlene W
imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Sharlene W, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our films certainly can evoke different reactions, or put the viewers in a relaxed state, but we do hope that overall they provide insight into lesser known topics and encourage deeper thought and reflection. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

Pearcy, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great movie experience especially with 3D.... The sound was eminence but not too loud. Ladies at the ticket counter were especially polite. My first IMAX experience was awesome. Thanks

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Harleyman1957, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your IMAX® Experience during your recent visit from Arkansas. We do monitor the audio and make adjustments when necessary as we want to ensure it is loud enough to hear some of the quieter moments, but not overpowering. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

Granbury, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice facility conveniently located in the Museum. Nice way to spend the day indoors. Concession stand available for movie treats.

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Thank Diashrop
imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Diashrop, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent rainy day visit to the theatre and Royal BC Museum. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Thank you, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time with my sister and her boyfriend, went to the museum and then watched the imax. Was a great experience. Very informative.

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Thank Paul F
imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Paul F, Thank you for your kind words regarding your visit for the summer Mammoths exhibition and companion IMAX film. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Thank you, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

Victoria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently we watched the Ocean underwater challenge about the submarine to be the first to travel so far down underwater and discover 68 new species of Marine life. This was a fascinating movie. So much great detail and education

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Thank noral420
imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear noral420, I am glad to hear you enjoyed James Cameron’s Deep Sea Challenge, which played as part of the film festival. It certainly was a fascinating film and a bit more comfortable to enjoy from a theatre seat. Thank you, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

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