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Address: 12000 Zoo Blvd, Minnesota Zoo, Apple Valley, MN 55124-4623
Phone Number: +1 952-431-4629
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Cool place but a little spendy

Neat place to watch movies if you want a different venue than your typical movie theater. This place is a little spendy. We do try to come here at least once or twice year for a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2015
Susan S
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the blockbuster movies (Dr Strange,Star Wars, Super Hero) with lots of special effects and action, this is the place to go see them. This is a huge screen (120' x 80') with a sound system without equal anywhere. It costs a little extra ($16.00/seniors $13) and can be a drive (as it is at Minnesota Zoo) but it is... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We went and watched a movie in 3D about trash in space. It was very interesting. My son loved it and was sad to see all the junk in space.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Neat place to watch movies if you want a different venue than your typical movie theater. This place is a little spendy. We do try to come here at least once or twice year for a special movie we want to watch.

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1 Thank Susan S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

The Great Clips IMAX Theatre is located about twenty miles south of both St. Paul and Minneapolis in Apple Valley. To get there just take 35-W south from Minneapolis or 35-E from St. Paul. It is also located on the property of the Minnesota Zoo although you need to purchase a separate ticket to enter. If you go to the... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

We have a fairly decent home theater so we tend to stay home and watch movies on Blu Ray, even most 3d movies. However, every once in a while there is a movie that needs to be seen "big". The Hobbit, Guardians of the Galaxy and interstellar come to mind. The IMAX does an amazing job on those movies.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

After reading the book, this movie was brilliant with its imagery and bringing the action scenes to life.

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

My wife and I spent the morning at the zoo and then took in Lemurs of Madagascar at the IMAX. The theatre and lobby are in need of a face lift as they are noticeably aged. It was fieldtrip season, so there were many children climbing over seats and one almost stepped on my new camera, but I rescued it... More 

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winnipeg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

The theater was like any other Imax. We saw the Lemur's of Madagascar in 3D which was done very well although some of the stories theories seemed a little far fetched. Overall, not bad at all

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

This theater is gigantic. Huge and a lot of seating. I am not much into 3D movies, However I saw Transformers: Age of Extinction in 3D and it was beautiful. Stop by the theater after a great day at the zoo. Make sure to get a spot right in the center and please, don't bring young kids if they are... More 

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Virginia, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014 via mobile

This theatre was so clean. That is a huge plus in my book . There usually tends to be a line for a movie but in bigger cities that is expected which no big deal they have things to do while wait. They also have a gift shop that I loved definitely more things for kids but it keeps the... More 

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