Films in the giant-screen theater are included with paid admission and also with Balboa Park Explorer Passes, GO San Diego Cards and for members of the San Diego Natural History Museum. Tickets are available at the Admissions Desks at the Museum.
The Subaru 3D Experience is the largest Dolby® 3D theater for a museum in California! Digital 3D technology delivers a premium viewing experience from anywhere in the 300-seat, stadium-style theater. Assistive Listening Devices for films and lectures in the Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Theater are available. Please inquire with the theater attendant or with the Admission Desk.
Take a fascinating journey into two remarkably different, but inextricably linked worlds—Mexico’s Sea of Cortés and the Baja California desert.
Oceans: Our Blue Planet by BBC Earth takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth.
Learn about the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses—in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban home, Backyard Wilderness displays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behavior.
Set in the frozen wilderness at the top of the world, Wonders of the Arctic tells the story of survival in one of the most unforgiving environments on Earth, dominated by a single element: ice. Majestic yet dangerous, life-giving yet treacherous, ice affects the fortunes of every living creature in this frosted frontier.
MacGillivray Freeman Film's National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation's awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Moviegoers will soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mountain peaks, and explore other-worldly realms found within America's most legendary outdoor places.