National Geographic 3D Theater


Contact Visitor Services at (510) 642-5132 for the most up to date show time information.

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.

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Robots 3D

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Daily, October 7–January 3
$4 per person after admission

Weekdays at 12:00 noon and 1:00p.m.

Weekends at 11:00a.m., 12:30p.m., 2:00p.m. and 3:30p.m.


Robot technology is getting more human everyday. Discover how scientists combine innovative engineering and design to create the next generation of humanoid machines in ROBOTS 3D. Join RoboThesbian, the robot "actor," as you meet CHIMP, ATLAS, PR-2, Herb the Butler, ICUB, and other amazing robots from around the world. Learn what really make us human and how far machines can go to look and act like us.



Flying Monsters 3D

Daily, October 7–Jan 3
$4 per person after admission

Weekdays at 10:30a.m., 11:00a.m., 11:30a.m.

Weekends at 10:30a.m., 12:00 noon, 1:30p.m. and 3:00p.m. 


Take a trip 170 million years into the past and uncover the history of the enigmatic pterosaurs. These prehistoric flying beasts ruled the skies with wingspans of up to 40 feet, equal to a modern day jet plane. Join Sir David Attenborough, the world’s leading naturalist, on a quest to discover how these real life dragons lived and soared through prehistoric skies.



3D Theater

*Movie times are subject to change. Call the Visitor Services Desk for confirmation on the day of your visit.