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4D Theater

Please note: due to health and safety concerns the museum is managing theater capacity, requiring social distancing for staff and guests, and has increased cleaning frequency throughout the day. Per City of Columbia Emergency Ordinance, guests ages 10 and above, are required to wear to face covering.

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Rev. Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. 4D Interactive Theater

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The museum’s 4D theater provides a 3-D visual experience with the fourth dimension of environmental experiences like blasts of air and vibrating seats. The only permanent theater of its kind in the state, the 4-D theater offers programming that complements other museum exhibits and popular movies that excite all ages.

  • Combines 3-D film with real-life sensations

  • Sense smells and feel vibrations

  • First permanent 4-D theater in the state

Now Showing

Showtimes and titles are subject to change.

The Martian 4D – NEW!
Now Showing
Academy Award® winner Matt Damon stars as Mark Watney, a brave astronaut who must utilize his scientific ingenuity, wit and spirit to overcome being stranded alone on Mars. As he battles the extremes of this hostile planet, his crewmates work tirelessly to plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. Stellar 3D projection and action-heightening. Run time: 15 mins.

The Martian 4D showtimes for the current month:

Mon: Closed
Tues. – Fri: 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Sat: 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Sun: 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.


Now Showing
Experience the world from the viewpoint of animals themselves as bears, jaguars, eagles, iguanas and snakes overcome the challenges of surviving in the wildest places on Earth. Based on the award-winning BBC series, Planet Earth II 4D Experience® brings us closer to the mesmerizing animal kingdom than ever before. Run time: 16 mins.

PLANET EARTH II 4D EXPERIENCE® showtimes for the current month:

Mon: Closed
Tues. – Fri: 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Sat: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.