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IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum

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Neighbourhood: James Bay
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Address: 675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
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With crystal clear images, wraparound digital surround sound, and advanced...

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.

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Under the Sea

All \i can say is WOW!. Watching this in 3D was an amazing experience. This is how 3D should be experienced. It felt like I was swimming with the sea life, every small detail was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All \i can say is WOW!. Watching this in 3D was an amazing experience. This is how 3D should be experienced. It felt like I was swimming with the sea life, every small detail was visible. Quite and experience, high quality experience. Snacks can be taken into the theater too. Purchase a yearly pass and you won't be dissapointed

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear sherrielis, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your 3D experience! It certainly does put you Under the Sea, swimming with the fishes, without getting wet! We look forward to hosting you again soon. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

comox
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With our annual passes we can see several high quality informative shows in sequence. This is good choice as we live out of town and only want to do Imax on inclement days.

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear ComoxLib, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your recent double feature! Thank you for your support with your IMAX® Annual Passes. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Under the sea movie left my daughter sad and my husband annoyed. My other daughter and I both fell asleep. You can only watch so many swaying plants and schools of fish without dosing off. Love the IMAX but recommend a different movie.

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Sharlene W, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our films certainly can evoke different reactions, or put the viewers in a relaxed state, but we do hope that overall they provide insight into lesser known topics and encourage deeper thought and reflection. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

Pearcy, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great movie experience especially with 3D.... The sound was eminence but not too loud. Ladies at the ticket counter were especially polite. My first IMAX experience was awesome. Thanks

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Harleyman1957, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your IMAX® Experience during your recent visit from Arkansas. We do monitor the audio and make adjustments when necessary as we want to ensure it is loud enough to hear some of the quieter moments, but not overpowering. Warm regards, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

Granbury, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice facility conveniently located in the Museum. Nice way to spend the day indoors. Concession stand available for movie treats.

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Diashrop, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent rainy day visit to the theatre and Royal BC Museum. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Thank you, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time with my sister and her boyfriend, went to the museum and then watched the imax. Was a great experience. Very informative.

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Paul F, Thank you for your kind words regarding your visit for the summer Mammoths exhibition and companion IMAX film. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Thank you, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

Victoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently we watched the Ocean underwater challenge about the submarine to be the first to travel so far down underwater and discover 68 new species of Marine life. This was a fascinating movie. So much great detail and education

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear noral420, I am glad to hear you enjoyed James Cameron’s Deep Sea Challenge, which played as part of the film festival. It certainly was a fascinating film and a bit more comfortable to enjoy from a theatre seat. Thank you, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

Victoria BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As Victoria residents, we buy annual passes to the IMAX so we can see regular IMAX movies at no cost and some Hollywood films at a very reduced prices. Our most recent was "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". The theater is very nice, comfy seats and of course great video and audio. The one suggestion we have for... More 

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Proud_Canadian_eh, Thank you for your continued support of the theatre with your IMAX® Annual Pass. We did look at the feasibility of including a centre aisle during our recent upgrade to laser projection. However, the way the concrete seating deck was poured in 1998 limited our ability to install a centre aisle without an extensive rebuild. Thank you, Jordan... More 

Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I appreciate having a IMAX Victoria pass... can see lots of movies at IMAX including Hollywood features. Amazing huge screen; great sound; and great picture with laser quality.

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imaxvictoria, Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear Meadow4444, Thank you for your continued support of the theatre with your IMAX® Annual Pass. We look forward to hosting you for many more wonderful films in 2017. Thank you, Jordan Batchelor Sales & Membership Services Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Victoria IMAX is a wonder to experience. The sound system and large screen bring 3D Movies to life. A new 4K HD system is there for you with comfortable 3D glasses.

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imaxvictoria, General Manager at IMAX Victoria In the Royal BC Museum, responded to this review

Dear metamorphtech, Thank you for your visit yesterday and for your kind words. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Best regards, Paul Wild More 

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