Movies & Stage Shows

Welcome to the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Science Theater

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable 3D film experience featuring the most advanced digital and audio technologies. Or settle in for one of our LIVE stage shows where science literally comes to life. Stadium seating ensures there isn't a bad seat in the house and the 3D action springs to life on our 30'x40' giant screen with 18,000-watt Dolby® sound system and 3D glasses that provide the absolute best cinema experience – sharper and brighter than anything you've witnessed before. You may honestly forget you're sitting in a theater.

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Movie Schedule

Special Schedule

Date Time Movie Run-time Ages

Tuesday–Friday Now Playing

Time Movie Run-time Ages
1:00PMAmazon Adventure (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
2:00PMBackyard Wilderness (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
3:00PMAmazon Adventure (3D)40 MinsAll Ages

Saturday–Sunday & Holidays Now Playing

Time Movie Run-time Ages
11:00AMAmazon Adventure (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
12:00PMBackyard Wilderness (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
1:00PMAmazon Adventure (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
2:00PMBackyard Wilderness (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
3:00PMAmazon Adventure (3D)40 MinsAll Ages
4:00PMBackyard Wilderness (3D)40 MinsAll Ages

Show Schedule

Tuesday–Friday No Current Shows

Time Show Run-time Ages

Saturday–Sunday No Current Shows

Time Show Run-time Ages

Movie Information

Amazon Adventure (3D)

  • Status: Now Playing
  • Runtime: 40 Minutes
  • Age Range: All Ages

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s. Audiences will experience the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major discovery of the phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others that helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive.

Backyard Wilderness (3D)

  • Status: Now Playing
  • Runtime: 40 Minutes
  • Age Range: All Ages

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses – in our own backyards. The film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and pond bottom, to reveal its inhabitants in rare and breathtaking intimacy.

Show Information

No shows are currently playing.