Giant Dome Film Library

Customize your field trip with a film that complements your classroom curriculum.

In addition to the Giant Dome Theater films currently showing, teachers can select a film from our library and schedule a special showing for their students. (Subject to availability.) Screenings of library films require a minimum of 50 students.

Giant Dome Theater films are not included in Museum Entry and require an additional, timed-entry ticket. To book your field trip including a film, complete the Field Trip Reservation Form or call (773) 684-1414 at least 14 days prior to your field trip.

all films approx. 25 minutes

Now playing in the Giant Dome Theater

Relive one of humanity's greatest achievements.

Discover the science and stories behind the Pacific Ocean's beauty.

Join the search for the origins of the universe.


Library films

Plunge into a wild world of breathtaking beauty and captivating animal behavior in the Amazon rainforest.

Journey to this vibrant island and the heart of the Caribbean.

Take a visually stunning journey into the future of NASA space exploration.

Discover the oceans' most astonishing creatures.

Meet a remarkable planet unlike any other. Yours.

Follow a tiny hero on an epic quest for survival.

Join storm chasers attempting to gather data on tornadoes... up close.

Travel back 20,000 years to the Pleistocene ice age.