Science and marine life lovers can look forward to the Hong Kong Space Museum’s OMNIMAX Shows! These 40-minute shows will wow kids ages 3+ and they are educational too – score! Audio is provided through a multi-channel headphone system that includes English. Shows admit audience members ages 3 and up. After extensive renovation, the Space Theater at the Hong Kong Space Museum reopened in July with 3 amazing new shows on offer. What better way to spend a rainy day with the family?
This is the largest-scale renovation of the Space Theater since the museum opened over 30 years ago in 1980. The most notable change to the theater is the replacement of the 23-meter-diameter dome screen that now enables crystal-clear images using the latest NanoSeam technology. The 3 new shows on offer include:
3D Dome Show “Secrets of the Universe”
This spectacular show immerses viewers on a guided journey with brilliant minds to seek answers to the greatest age-old mysteries of our time – how was the universe formed and how did it evolve into what we see around us today? Journey to the Large Hadron Collider and the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory as you flashback to history’s giants of science and look forward to all that lays ahead of us in terms of scientific discovery.
Sky Show “Worlds Beyond Earth”
This film leads viewers on a tour of the Solar System starting with a visit to the surface of Earth’s Moon following an Apollo mission with the Lunar Module “Falcon”. This show tells the story of the various worlds that share our Solar System from the swirling rings of Saturn to active volcanoes and buried oceans on distant worlds.
Omnimax Show “Ancient Caves”
Join paleoclimatologist Dr. Gina Mosely on a treacherous expedition to unlock the secrets of the Earth’s climate in the most unexpected of places: caves. Journey through some of the world’s most remote caves in France, Iceland, the Bahamas, the United States, and Mexico as Dr. Mosely’s team collects ancient stalagmite samples which help put together the puzzle of our planet’s complicated climate history.
This is a fantastic addition to Hong Kong's (rather short!) list of indoor activities for the whole family.
Families with older children (we would say 6 and up) or parents looking for a fun day-date activity.
Admission fees are the same for each show:
Children under 3 are not allowed in the theaters.