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National Geographic 3D Theater

Science on the Big Screen

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. Our 3D theater is wheelchair accessible.

Assistive listening devices are available. Please ask the staff member in the auditorium for assistance or check in with the Visitor Services Desk upon your arrival.

*Movie times are subject to change. Please call Visitor Services at 510-642-5132 for questions about showtimes.

Catch a 3D Film Every Day This Summer

Daily Shows, June 10–September 10
See Showtimes Below

The National Geographic 3D Theater will be open every day this summer. Join us and enjoy our two new films, Incredible Predators 3D, and James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D. Watch each films trailer and see showtimes below.

Now Showing

James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D

$4 per person after admission
40–minute film
Daily,
11:00 a.m., 12:30, 2:00, & 3:30 p.m.

As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the dramatic fulfillment of that dream. It chronicles Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking. James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D is a celebration of science, courage, and extraordinary human aspiration.

Incredible Predators 3D

$4 per person after admission
20–minute film
Daily,
10:30 a.m.; 12:00 noon, 1:30 & 3:00 p.m.


Life at the top of the food chain isn’t easy. Even the most ferocious predators must overcome great odds to feed their families and survive. Incredible Predators 3D takes viewers on a globe-spanning journey to meet unique creatures, from the minuscule mantis to the massive blue whale. Experience the thrill of the chase, the great escapes, and the remarkable strategies and determination of nature’s predators.