Dates: September 12, 2016-May 26, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Fee: $4.50 per student for documentary films

Required Adults: admitted free PK-K: 1 adult/6 students; Grades 1-12: 1 adult/10 students.

Additional Adults: $6.00 documentary

Group Minimum: 15

Qualifications: reservation must be made 2 weeks in advance with a minimum of 15 attendees.

Payment: Due in one lump sum the day of the visit; we do not accept Purchase Orders.

Chaperones: Anyone purchasing admission separately will be charged full price; we do not guarantee admission beyond your pre-reserved total.

Parking: Is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth. All parking fees are the responsibility of the group.

Lunches: Are held picnic style outdoors. There is no storage available all pails and coolers must stay in vehicles before and after lunch.

All students must be accompanied by a chaperone at all times.

Born to be Wild

September 12 - December 21, 2016

Suggested for grades K through 12.

Follow young orphaned elephants and orangutans on the trip of a lifetime, from birth to their rebirth into the wild. This heart-warming documentary will transport you around the world to the far stretches of Kenya and Borneo and inspire you to save earth’s and come face to face with the most fearsome creature of all time.



Coral Reef Adventure

September 12 - December 21, 2016

Suggested for grades K through 12.

Coral Reef Adventure follows the real-life expedition of ocean explorers and underwater filmmakers Howard and Michele Hall. The Halls guide us to the islands and sun-drenched waters of   the South Pacific to document, in  the biggest and best film format that exists, the health and beauty of coral reefs. On the giant screen, you’ll feel like you’re diving and exploring right alongside them.


The Polar Express

November 21, 2016 - December 21, 2016

Suggested for grades K through 12

 The Omni Theater holiday classic returns!

A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.  Experience the visual splendor and amazing adventure of this classic story on the biggest screen in town.



Bugs: A Rainforest Adventure!

September 12, 2016 - December 21, 2016

January 10, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Suggested for grades K through 12.

Bugs! explores the dramatic and savage lives of an Old World praying mantis and a beautiful butterfly, known by their Latin names, Hierodula and Papilio. This 40-minute feature combines incredible footage with cutting-edge IMAX® technology to deliver a fantastically entertaining and enlightening experience about the little guys in life.




September 12, 2016 - December 21, 2016

January 10, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Suggested for grades K through 12.

From the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the wind-swept seas of Patagonia, go under the water's surface to romp with inquisitive Atalntic spotted dolphins, acrobatic dusky dolphins and familiar bottlenose dolphins. Follow renowned marine biologists as they research the communication of wild dolphins with innovatice scientific methods. 


Dinosaurs Alive

September 12, 2016 - December 21, 2016

January 10, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Suggested for grades 3 through 12.

Join some of the world's most preeminent paleontologists as they uncover evidence that descendants of dinosaurs still walk or fly among us. This global adventure features the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous. Travel from the sand dunes of the Gobi Desert to the buttes of NEw Mexico as you explore some of the greatest dinosaur finds in history. 


Forces of Nature

January 10, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Suggested for grades 4 through 12.

There are nearly 500,000 earthquakes, over 1,000 tornadoes, and about 50 volcanoes erupting around the world each year. The science stories in Forces of Nature are augmented with computer graphics sequences designed to illustrate the inner workings of these forces.


Mysteries of China

October 21, 2016 - December 21, 2016

Suggested for grades 6 through 12

Mysteries of China tells the story of one of the great archaeological events of modern times. It begins with modern China and goes back in time as you see the birth of this mighty nation, experience a time when a fierce warrior brought together a warring nation and how an accidental discovery changed everything we know about China's past. 



D-Day: Normandy 1944

September 12, 2016 - May 26, 2017

Suggested for grades 5 through 12

Discover a new perspective on how this landing changed the world. Explore history, military strategy, science, technology and human values in this engaging film. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, D-Day: Normandy 1944 pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our liberty. 


Dream Big: Engineering Our World

February 17, 2017 - May 26, 2017 

Suggested for grades 4 through 12

Dream Big will bring today's engineering marvels to life. You and your students will experience the forces of nature challenges that designers are faced with as they design and build record-reaching skyscrapers, bridges that soar above the clouds and giant tunnel-boring machines navigating beneath our cities. You will discover how imagination and human invention and failure, turn ideas, dreams and human needs into reality. 


For information on Professional Development opportunities click here or email


Call for reservations 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Just a Reminder, Membership benefits are not valid for school visits.

Fun Fact
The full length feature films over on the Quick Turn Reel Unit, added in Sept. 2005, can hold a two and a half hour movie, weighing in at over 700 pounds and stretching over 9 miles long!

Become a Member callout - plan

© 2017 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History About Us