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IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
+1 250-480-4887
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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 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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big screen” (51 reviews)
“annual pass” (38 reviews)
“film festival” (11 reviews)
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675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
James Bay
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Since moving downtown we see every IMAX show except when we are away. Last year we went to 16 shows.

Thank Gail M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I have season's passes to the IMAX and we try to see as many films as we can. For the past few weeks, and continuing into March the film festival is on. Yesterday we did a film marathon and watched all six...More

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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear BCtourists, Thank you for your review and being IMAX Victoria pass holders! We're extremely pleased to hear you enjoyed your single day IMAX marathon! If you have a moment, of the 6 films you saw, perhaps you could post your recommended top 3 for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Watched my first Hollywood movie at the IMAX last night. Awesome. The movie was very clear and filled the entire screen. The sound was a little loud for my liking but not through out the whole thing just parts. The seats were comfy but it...More

Thank Fred J
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Fred, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for others. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your IMAX experience. Just so you know, the first 8 seats in each row and all of the back row recline a little further. This...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We get seasons pass $51.25 for unlimited movies including film festival shows. Pays for itself pretty quick. All shows are spectacular you’d never see anything that well in person. Always tell a story so keeps it interesting and for all ages. Most films 40 minutes...More

Thank YoubouDebbie
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear YoubouDebbie, Many thanks for your helpful and detailed review. We appreciate your time and for becoming a 2018 Annual Pass holder! We have some fun things planned for the rest of the year and look forward to hosting you again soon. Kindest regards, Paul...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought yearly pass this, our first year in Victoria & have used it several times. Just started watch the festival films & really enjoying them. Great screen, seating excellent!More

Thank Look4-2
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Look4-2, Thank you for your recent visit and for becoming a 2018 IMAX Annual Pass holder! We are pleased to hear you've been enjoying the film festival (on until March 8). If you have some favourite films from the festival we would love to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw Thor Ragnarok3-D last night. The new 4K laser projection system is fabulous. Much clearer than the old one. We have been seasons pass holders for years but hadn't been for over a year. I am truly looking forward to seeing IMAX films on the...More

Thank Jazzaferri
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jazzaferri, Many thanks for your recent visit and praise of the IMAX 4K Laser system. Thank you also for being IMAX Annual Pass Holders! As you likely already know, our annual film festival will start Feb 2 until March 8. Upon reviewing this year's...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our 6year old Gdaughter to the Imax and it was awesome. The film was good but we have seen better from Imax. The film is just the right amount of time for a 6 yr. old, she was just starting to get restless...More

Thank 474shelleyh
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 474shelleyh, Thank you for your recent visit and for leaving a review for others. In the event you didn't already know, we'll be opening our 2018 Film Festival on Friday, Feb. 2nd. Amongst the six films in the upcoming festival, your grand-daughter will likely...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can immerse yourself into the Jungles or Outer Space or Museums and feel like you are right inside that environment experiencing a wonder of the world that is out of your relame. The special sound system bring the experience full circle. 3D glasses are...More

Thank Buzzy58
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Buzzy58, Thank you for your kind words and recent visit. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kindest regards, Paul Wild

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is the 1st year we bought the yearly pass. Just saw "Thor: Ragnarok" in 3D last night, and the visual and special effects were amazing at the IMAX. Today we went and saw "Amazon Adventure", which was very interesting and beautiful true story. Included...More

Thank snoopy647
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear snoopy647, Thank you for your recent visit and for becoming an IMAX Victoria Pass Holder! We appreciate your helpful and kind words. But more so, we look forward to an exciting year ahead with some great films and the upcoming film festival - as...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

The theater lobby is undergoing renovation, so space was limited and the area was crowded. The film was "The Search for Life in Space"-3D. It was a documentary; I guess I was expecting some human astronauts--Disappointing, but great photography.More

Thank Bill R
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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Dear Bill, Thank you for your recent visit. I regret that The Search for Life in Space did not meet your expectations, but we certainly appreciate you including IMAX Victoria during your visit to Victoria. Our apologies for any inconvenience you may have suffered due...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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