The Cockrell Butterfly Center and Wortham Giant Screen Theatre are closed for renovations.

Wortham Giant Screen Theatre

The theatre is closed for renovations and will reopen in October.

The Wortham Giant Screen Theatre returns with a new schedule and enhanced cleaning procedures. Between showings, we’re taking the time to sanitize the auditorium, so that you can ensure the seats are clean before your show. We’re also limiting our capacity, so you have ample room to social distance.

We’ve been working hard to bring you a new and improved family giant screen movie viewing experience. Our recently renovated theatre features new rocker seats, cool new flooring and a high-dynamic-range (HDR) screen that wraps audiences in larger-than-life stories of wildlife, oceans, weather phenomenon and even faraway places. A new state-of-the art digital sound and lights complete the immersive effect.

Houston’s very first IMAX theatre offers state-of-the-art, 4K digital projection producing incredible 3D images nearly eight stories high. Images of unsurpassed size, clarity and impact, enhanced by a superb six-track sound system, are projected onto a giant 60’ x 80’ foot screen.

Since September 1989, more than 16 million students, families, seniors and museum members have enjoyed the Wortham Giant Screen Experience.


Below are the films that are Now Playing at the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre:

Dinosaur Discoveries: A Holographic Adventure

The Houston Museum of Natural Science and BASE Xperiential partner to unveil the first-ever HoloTheater, Dinosaur Discoveries: A Holographic Adventure”…

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Great Barrier Reef

Every year millions of visitors travel by way of fins, flippers and feet to see one of the seven wonders…

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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs

Journey to the royal tombs of Egypt and explore the history of ancient Egyptian society as told through the mummies…

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Sea Lions 3D

Between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean lives a colony of Australian sea lions. In an environment equally…

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