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“Not worth it”

IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum
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US$12.88*
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Royal BC Museum Entrance Ticket
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US$167.11*
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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus
Ranked #1 of 24 Fun & Games in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Overpriced and over hyped. The movie selection was fine, but the screen is almost too big and the movies are short. I spent good money and walked out feeling that it was wasted.

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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2012

Thank you for your comments.
We certainly regret that we did not meet your expectations as we would much rather over deliver than dissapoint you!
Should you find yourself visiting Victoria again, please feel free to contact myself or one of our managment team and we'll make advance arrangements for you to visit the theatre and try the IMAX Experience again and hopefully under better circumstances.
Sincerely,
Paul Wild

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Reviewed 30 March 2012

This IMAX Theatre is one of the best I have ever visited. Located in the Royal BC Museum, it fits hand in glove with the history of Victoria which is British Columbia's capital city. Surrounded by timely displays, the IMAX Theatre is at its best when the film being shown is historical in nature, either honouring the past or delving far into the future.
Seating is very comfortable with handy railings to easily grab onto if the feature film makes you feel topsy-turvy. And no seat has an impeded view of the huge screen. Everyone feels that "first class" describes their seating and their view, and the friendly staff make you feel extra-special.. A Super Spot to watch a feature film!
JR

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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2012

Thank you for your kind comments!
We are very pleased that you hear that enjoyed your recent visit and the “IMAX Experience” that we provide.
A film that you might enjoy, if you haven't seen it already, is called Rocky Mountain Express. It certainly fits your historical mandate by telling the amazing story of how the Canadian railroad was built while showcasing a wonderfully restored locomotive (#2816) powering through the rugged and beautiful Rocky Mountains. Since opening many have said it's a “must see” and we'll have it on the schedule all summer.
Thank you again, and we look forward to hosting again soon!
Kind regards,
Paul Wild

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Reviewed 28 March 2012

perfect location near Empress hotel and super show

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Reviewed 28 March 2012

Awesome films - and you think you are right there. And when you are done with the IMax, see the Museum, a must see!

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Reviewed 28 March 2012

One of the best museums going; the special exhibitions are top-notch. I have been going regularly for years.

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