The Omni-Theatre or known also as the IMAX theatre is one of the central attractions of the Science Centre Singapore. If you want to experience a thrilling cinematic experience that has a wide overall coverage and a realistic experience, this is something you should not miss. The Omni-Theatre has five-storey high and 23 metre diameter hemispheric giant screen and sophisticated sound systems in which visitors can visually immerse into the movies shown.
The Omni-Theatre is a specially designed theatre equipped with state-of-the-art IMAX dome technology. It is Singapore’s only dome-shaped theatre with a capacity of 276 seats. The theatre screens large format films which provides the industry’s highest standard of clarity. The 15 perforation/70mm film frame is 10 times larger than that of conventional 35mm film used in cinemas.
It also features a massive hemispheric screen, 23m in diameter and 16m in height (or 5-storey high) which stretches 180o horizontal from wall to wall and is tilted at a 30o angle to the horizon. Together with 72 amplifiers, which produce 20,000 watts of surround sound, audiences are transported right into the action.
The Omni-Theatre provides audiences with an immersive, premium cinematic experience, which is both exciting and educational.
Time spent: 1 hour (40mins for movie and 20 mins for sovenirs or checking around). Allowed around 5 mins walk from the Science Centre if you are walking from there to catch a movie.
Day to visit: Avoid School Holidays and Public Holidays as these days tend to be packed with school children and visitors. Check also what is showing and the timing of the show.
10am to 8pm – Tuesday to Sunday, school and Public Holidays
Closed on Monday except Public Holidays.
Child: SGD$5.00(3-12 years old)
Senior Citizen: SGD$7.00 (55 years old and above)
There are also packages such as:
40 mins IMAX + Science Center for Adult ($12.80) and children ($6.40)
Checked out also the promotions at the ticket counter.
For more updated information, see this charges.
15 ScienceCentre Road
Tel: (+65) 6425-2500
Fax: (+65) 6565-9533
Alight at Jurong East station (EW 24 / NS 1) and walk 600m.
Bus Services: 66, 178, 198, 335
From Jurong East bus terminal: 66, 335
Depends on which directions and which express way, here are the exit you will take, look out for the sign-board along the way to the Science Centre:
Exit from Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) Exit 14 from Changi Airport towards Tuas
Exit from Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) Exit 13 from Tuas towards Changi Airport
Exit from Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) Exit 31 from Changi Airport towards Tuas near Bukit Batok Flyover
Exit from Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) Exit 31 from Tuas towards Changi Airport near Bukit Batok Flyover
There are available carparks in front of the Science Centre.
In the premises.