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3-d Digital Cinema

The Museum offers film presentations in 3-D with its state-of-the-art digital projection system. Using polarized light rather than traditional red/blue lens filters, the high-definition system offers Museum audiences dramatically crisp images and an exciting presentation format to experience while in the Exhibit Halls. Tickets available at the box office and in the online store.

Flight of the Butterflies (3-D Cinema)

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It's a natural history epic, a compelling detective story, and a scientific adventure spanning not only thousands of miles, but generations. It�¢ï¿½ï¿½s about the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) migration, the most incredible migration on Earth, and the determined scientist (Dr ... (details).

Meerkats (3-D Cinema)

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Cute, cuddly, and full of mischief, meerkats are also tough, tenacious, and not to be messed with if their pups are threatened. Join a family of meerkats—headed by fierce matriarch Clinky—as they cope with the challenges of life in the Kalahari Desert. Watch as they survive turf wars with rival ... (details).

Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (3-D Cinema)

Friday, June 07, 2013 - Friday, February 28, 2014
When strange bones are discovered in a muddy Kansas riverbank, paleontologists set out to investigate a mystery buried in time. Through ultra-realistic 3-D computer animation, travel back to the Late Cretaceous period, when the sea was dominated by giant marine reptiles, some as large as present-day whales ... (details).

Space Junk 3-D (3-D Cinema)

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With media headlines repeatedly warning us of debris falling from the skies, orbital debris, or "space junk," has finally risen to the forefront of social consciousness. But what is space junk? How did it get there? Just how big (and serious) is the problem? At risk are the future of space exploration ... (details).


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