• Wild Africa 3D

    Wild Africa takes audiences on a spectacular journey across, over, and through the magical realms of the wildest continent on earth.  Water, the interconnecting force of this enchanted kingdom, serves as a guide, shaping wild Africa and conjuring up life wherever it journeys… travelling above the plains on seasonal winds, cascading along raging rivers or sheltering coral cities.  Audiences will be plunged into fantastic places and meet amazing creatures, discovering the fascinating secrets of this incredible world.  It’s an adventure where you will truly believe the real world is more extraordinary and awe-inspiring than any fiction.
     
    Fly from the highest snow covered mountains in Kenya, along great rivers, into steamy rainforests and wide-open savannahs while discovering the striking contrast of stunning deserts beside wild oceans and diving into the sunlit abundance of the coral reefs. In a final epic giant screen experience the movie chases the great rains of the African summer storms that annually bring life to this magnificent continent.

    One of the most ambitious 3D nature films ever to grace the giant screen, Wild Africa fuses Hollywood techniques with the best in nature filmmaking and storytelling. Cutting edge 3D technology transports audiences from the movie theatre into the heart of Africa to meet its unforgettable wildlife.  You'll feel as if you are on your own spectacular safari - experiencing at first hand the wonderful creatures in the glorious landscapes of Wild Africa.







  • Polar Express 3D

    The holiday classic is back!

    Share the joy and magic of the holidays with the family-friendly holiday classic, Polar Express 3D on the Putnam Museum's GIANT Screen! 


    Polar Express 3D tells the story of a young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

    In addition to viewing this film in theaters, we will also continue the tradition with our 11th Annual Polar Express Pajama Party! Click HERE to purchase your tickets. 


    The Polar Express 3D will begin playing on Friday, November 24 and will run until Jan. 2nd. Please visit http://putnam.org/Movies/Showtimes for movie showtimes.







  • Dream Big: Engineering our World 3D

    Now playing on the giant screen!


    Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering.

    From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.

    With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all. 









  • Extreme Weather 3D

    Opening March 25!

    Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it's intensifying in varied and complex ways. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone.

    Among the melting tidewater glaciers of Alaska, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Dr. Erin Pettit leads a young team of researchers into the splash zone at the face of Dawes Glacier aboard a boat custom-designed to get as close as possible to the calving ice. Using a variety of instruments, her team works to measure the rate of melting to help build a more accurate model of global ocean level rise.

    In the Great Plains of the United States, Oklahoma native Justin Walker tries to place pods of sensors inside tornados as part of an effort to determine if tornado outbreaks are growing more extreme. Working with driver Herb Stein, he races across the farm roads of the Heartland to get his instruments in direct contact with one of the most destructive forces on the planet.

    A prolonged draught in California has caused the death of huge swaths of forest, creating a dangerous surge in the intensity of wildfires. Firefighters battle through smoke so thick it looks like night and so shockingly close to the heat that out-of-control flames lick at the lens. These growing infernos are themselves speeding the rate of polar ice melt, influenced by and also an influence on our increasingly extreme weather.

    Follow these researchers and everyday heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather.  









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