Looking for IMAX theaters in Miami and elsewhere in Florida? Then you are not alone: more entertainment fans than ever choose to enjoy their favorite movies in the visually stunning setting of IMAX cinemas. From epic 3D adventures to thrilling Oscar-worthy cinematic experiences, IMAX theaters in Miami and Florida are sure to delight viewers of all ages.
IMAX may be associated with recent film advances, but the first IMAX theater was built in 1973 in San Diego, CA. The first 3D IMAX theater was built in Vancouver in 1986, while the IMAX construction soon exploded afterward. As of early 2011, there were more than 500 IMAX theaters around the world, with the majority of IMAX theaters located in the United States.
Florida has five IMAX theaters, so if your travels have taken you to the southern tip of Florida, find out where you can enjoy one of the most impressive movie experiences on the planet.
AMC IMAX Theater in Adventure
If you want to escape the Florida heat, head to the AMC IMAX theater in Aventura. This theater has a huge IMAX theater that continuously shows some of the biggest blockbusters of the year. (19501 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180)
AMC Sunset Place IMAX Theater in South Miami
Miami has many attractions, services and activities that will keep you busy for weeks, but if you want to sit back and relax, visit the AMC IMAX theater in South Miami. This huge theater features the only IMAX theater in Miami, continually showing Hollywood blockbusters. (5701 Sunset Drive, South Miami, FL 33143)
IMAX Theater at Kennedy Space Center
Every Florida vacation should include a trip to the world famous Kennedy Space Center, and not just for space exploration! The IMAX theater at the Kennedy Space Center hosts a number of documentaries, educational films, and even the blockbuster (in keeping with its space theme, the IMAX theater once showed Transformers: Dark of the Moon). IMAX admission prices cover the cost of watching movies in the IMAX theater. (SR 405, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899)
AMC IMAX Theater in Orlando
If you are in Florida’s vacation capital, Orlando, you will want to enjoy the many IMAX movie experiences in the area. If you and your family are at Universal Studios, head to the AMC IMAX theater, where you can see the biggest blockbusters in all their high-definition glory. (6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32816)
AMC IMAX Theater in Oldsmar
If you’re on vacation on Florida’s west coast, make sure your travels include an evening at the AMX IMAX theater on Woodlands Square in Oldsmar, Florida. (3128 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, FL 34677)