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IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum

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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...more
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675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see Bohemian Rhapsody which was incredible. We had already seen the film in a regular theatre. The IMAX expérience was so much better: the sound and the picture quality were fantastic. Luckily we had bought our tickets on line ahead of time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to IMAX Victoria. The documentary was fantistic. The theatre seats are very comfortable and the popcorn was yummy. The theatre has a seating capacity of around 380. I suggest that you advance purchase your tickets and line-up 30 minutes in advance. A...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peter N
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for your kind words and helpful suggestions for others. The Great Bear Rainforest has been hugely popular since its recent opening and will play into the summer, 2019. Kindest regards, Paul Wild

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This film explores the Great Rainforest of British Columbia. This rainforest is the habitat of black bears, grizzly bears & the beautiful “Spirit Bear”. Their unique colouring is a product of evolution. First Nations have lived in harmony with these giants of the forest. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marilyng673
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear marilyng673, Thank you for your recent visit. We're pleased to learn that you enjoyed the Great Bear Rainforest! The film will continue on the schedule into the summer and will play at different times of the day and early evenings. The upcoming show schedule...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We bought tickets online. We brought proof of purchase (photo on smart phone of tickets and confirmation number) but we’re told we had to bring printed tickets. What year is this? When we have come to the museum for special events they simply scanned a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Illoana S
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Illoana S, Thank you for your recent visit. Please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience you suffered as a result of having to print off your online ticket upon arrival. To service different guest groups we have multiple ticketing platforms in place and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting revelation about the spirit bears their habitat and fishing for salmon in a wild river the bears stand by the edge of the river and catch salmon in their mouthsMore

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cruiseshipcruiser
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cruiseshipcruiser, Thank you for posting a review on the Great Bear Rainforest. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the film and we look forward to carrying it through on the schedule into the summer program. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Kindest...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The films are always amazing. When we go, we stay for two or three films. The discount for that makes it affordable. My only negative comment is that the theatre could use a good cleaning. It has a musty smell.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rhonda2398
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rhonda2398, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your recent visit. Your report of a musty smell is also appreciated and has been reported to our facility management team. In the meantime, we look forward to hosting you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! Our family did Great Bear Rainforest and it was amazing. Incredible screen and theatre and what an awesome movie. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lmlmlm
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear lmlmlm, Thank you for including us in your trip from Colorado and your kind words! The Great Bear Rainforest has been hugely popular since opening and will remain on the schedule well into summer. Kindest regards, Paul Wild

Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely loved the IMAX show in Victoria. We went and saw the volcanoes imax film in 3D and it was so cool. Get to know all the different volcanoes and actually feel like your there with the cameras.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joshua C
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Dear Joshua, Thank you for your recent visit and post about Volcanoes. Volcanoes is proving to be our #1 in our festival (which ends Feb 21) so far. Not only that, coincidentally, it just collected the "Best 3D Documentary" award at the Lumière Awards in...More

Reviewed January 23, 2019

I'd forgotten how interesting watching a movie at the Imax could be. It's been years and this was nice to try while we were in Victoria. Just wanted to show our 12 year old boy and he was definitely impressed...we seen two shows, one was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Dear CjP1959, Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to leave a post for others. It's fun to introduce new people to the power of the "IMAX Experience" and especially young people. The ability to educate while being entertained as we...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019

I encourage membership. there's not a better deal in town for $50. Tourists will love these 50 min movies. Always go for the double features. Great for adults and kids. The special events for members are so great.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IamaTurtle
imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Dear IamaTurtle, Thank you for your kind words, but more importantly, thank you for being an IMAX Victoria Annual Pass-holder for 10 years! We appreciate your patronage and look forward to another fun year of great films; The Great Bear Rainforest (opening Feb 15), CUBA...More

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Dear crmo1964, Thank you for your inquiry. I'm afraid we are an attraction not a hotel or a resort so we are unable to answer this question, but looking at other responses posted here, there are some hotel suggestions you... More
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