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Giant Screen Theater

Giant Screen Movies are BACK

Fernbank’s Giant Screen Theater is OPEN daily through September 6, 2021. See an exciting lineup of award-winning, science-based documentaries made for Giant Screen and IMAX® theaters.

If you missed your 2020 vacation, don’t worry. Travel the world through the Giant Screen Theater and use your Fernbank ticket as your passport for adventure.

Special Pricing
Add a giant screen movie for only $6.95!
Movies must be added to General Admission. Movie-only tickets are not available.

Keeping You Safe
The Giant Screen Theater is now showing 25-minute movies in two-dimensional format (no 3D glasses) with reduced capacity, enhanced cleaning between movies, and physically distanced seating. Learn more.


Now Playing*

Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker

Playing Daily

12:15pm, 2:15pm, 4:15pm

Dive into the world of a rare Australian Sea Lion pup—and meet the people who are trying to save her species. Be immersed in a classic coming of age tale guided by one of Australia’s most unique, intelligent, and playful animals. Run time: 25 minutes | Assisted listening devices and closed captions are available upon request.

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Turtle Odyssey

Playing Daily

11:15am, 1:15pm, 3:15pm

Explore the unique lifecycle of an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji and her incredible journey across the open ocean. Follow Bunji from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims thousands of miles, meets incredible creatures and has some wild encounters. Run time: 25 minutes

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*Titles, dates and showtimes are subject to change without notice.


The Gift of Learning

Fernbank’s immersive Giant Screen 3D Theater offers state-of-the-art digital laser projection with 2D and 3D capabilities, made possible by a generous gift from local entrepreneur, Dante Stephensen, a lifelong advocate of learning, travel and natural history. Stephensen was committed to educating youth for generations to come with awe-inspiring movies that encourage exploration, discovery and the protection of our shared global home.

Film by Jef Bredemeier.