National Geographic 3D Theater

Weekdays: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Weekends & Holidays: 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Please call Visitor Services at 510-642-5132 for questions about showtimes.

National Geographic 3D Theater
Experience science on the big screen in our dynamic National Geographic 3D Theater. Watch as stunning visuals from popular science films pop out and make a BIG impact. Learn about a variety of topics from new films each season.

Now Showing

Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Daily, February 7 through June 12
$4 per person after admission
20-minute film

Witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you'll be glad you live on Earth! Fly through the thick atmosphere of Venus, magnetic storms on the sun, liquid methane showers on Titan, and anticyclones whirling at hundreds of miles per hour on Jupiter.

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Learn more about Wildest Weather in the Solar System


Mysteries of the Unseen World

Daily, through June 12
$4 per person after admission
40-minute film

Visually stunning and rooted in cutting-edge research, Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D will enable audiences to begin to understand the enormity of the world they can’t seea world that exists in the air they breathe, on their own bodies, and in all the events that occur around them minute-by-minute, even nanosecond-by-nanosecond. With this understanding comes a new appreciation of the wonders and possibilities of science.


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