The IMAX Theatre Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Imagine this: the screen image is 60 feet high, while the thunderous sound of Niagara Falls is delivered through 12,000 watts of digital surround sound. Our 620-seat auditorium theater with stadium seating ensures that you’re right where you want to be – in the middle of the movie action.
NIAGARA: MIRACLES, MYTHS & MAGIC
The average visitor to Niagara Falls stands on the edge and watches. Those with an insatiable curiosity, those who want to know more, dig deeper into the past and stand on the edge with an appreciation for what has gone before them. Discover the human history of this world wonder in IMAX® and enhance your experience of Niagara Falls.
NIAGARA DAREDEVIL EXHIBIT
Niagara Daredevil Exhibit at the Niagara IMAX Theatre.
Know More! Visit the world’s largest Niagara Daredevil exhibit. Hear the stories, feel the fear and touch the actual daredevil barrels. Nothing is behind ropes. They are not delicate after all, these are the true artifacts that survived the plunge so they can survive anything.
Call them thrill seekers; call them attention seekers; call them crazy, but 16 ‘daredevils’ have challenged the falls. The Daredevil gallery is the only collection of the original daredevil barrels. Drop by, and be amazed at the fragility of the contraptions that actually took people over the brink.
See and touch the actual barrels, spheres and chambers of death that carried the daredevils over the falls in Ontario, Canada, and relive the stories of those who dared to take the plunge.
The IMAX Experience
Through IMAX technology, your senses are almost overwhelmed by sight and sound. The larger-than-life Niagara Falls IMAX® Experience brings reality to life on a screen over six stories high. With 12,000 watts of floor shaking digital surround sound, when you visit the IMAX Theatre in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, you’ll feel like you’re there. Whether it’s going over Niagara Falls, scaling the top of Mount Everest or speeding around the Indy track at 230 miles per hour, IMAX movie theaters are guaranteed to take you places you’ve never been before.
The Theatre Geometry
Forty-five hundred times larger than an average TV screen, giant flat screens soar up to six stories high and have a slight curvature that extends beyond the field of geometric recognition. Because these screens fill your peripheral vision, you feel like you’re right in the action. IMAX screens are painted silver to maximize the amount of light reflected back to the audience.