It’s Wednesday, April 23 and 1:49am in Downtown New Orleans.
The wonders of nature are magnified at <b>Entergy IMAX? Theatre</b>, where larger-than-life adventures explode with the help of the world’s most advanced motion picture technology. Entergy IMAX? Theatre is located next door to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and is one of only six in the world with its spectacular flat screen, single projection, IMAX? 3D and high-definition capabilities.
Opened to sell-out crowds in 1995, IMAX? is the finest motion picture system in the world. Visitors are immersed in images of unsurpassed size, clarity and impact. Sounds are enhanced by a specially designed six-channel, multi-speaker sound system. The silver screen in the Theatre is five-and-a-half stories tall. The film used in IMAX? is the largest in the world. It is ten times the size of standard 35-millimeter film. All of this makes for an in-your-face entertainment extravaganza at the IMAX? Theatre.
DETAILS1 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70130-1152
Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays)
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The theater will be open January 1 (New Years Day), Jan. 15 (Martin Luther King Day)
and for Lundi Gras. The theater will be closed Mardi Gras day, Thanksgiving day and Christmas day.
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