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National Geographic 3D Theater

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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 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.

Please note that the 3D Theater will be closed on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, for a private event. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check out a Planetarium show instead.

Now Showing

Earthflight 3D

$4 per person after admission
20–minute film

10:30a.m.; 12:00p.m., 1:30 & 3:00 p.m.

What would it be like to see the world from a bird’s perspective? State-of-the-art technology and sophisticated camera techniques have now made it possible to do just that, and more, as Earthflight 3D takes viewers on a breathtaking aerial adventure over six continents.

Extreme Weather 3D

$4 per person after admission
40–minute film

11:00a.m.; 12:30, 2:00 & 3:30p.m.

Weather has always been one of the more dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it's intensifying in varied and complex ways. In Extreme Weather 3D, follow scientists and researchers as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather.