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NEWEST FILM IN MSI'S GIANT DOME THEATER TAKES GUESTS INTO THE LEAST EXPLORED HABITAT ON EARTH

Oceans: Our Blue Planet opens March 16, 2018 in five-story, domed theater

CHICAGO, IL (March 16, 2018)—Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) guests will be transported through coastal shallows and coral reefs to go deeper into to ocean than ever before in Oceans: Our Blue Planet, opening March 16, 2018 at the Museum’s five-story Giant Dome Theater, presented using the Theater’s newly installed laser projection system.  

Narrated by Academy Award®-winning actor Kate Winslet, the film takes guests on a voyage through the planet’s oceans, introducing audiences to some of the worlds’ most exotic— and extreme— animals. Guests will meet fascinating creatures like the ingenious tusk fish which uses a tool to open its food, a cunning octopus that shields herself in an armour of shells to hide from predators, and many more.

Filmed by the creators of the ground breaking series “Plant Earth II” and “Blue Planet II,” Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes audiences into the largest and least explored habitat on earth, presenting new technology that has allowed humans to travel deeper into the unknown than we ever thought possible. 

Oceans: Our Blue Planet will open in MSI’s Giant Dome Theater on March 16, 2018 and continue through spring 2019. It will be shown daily at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Also 4:30 p.m. on extended hour days.) 

This film is not included in Museum Entry and requires an additional timed-entry ticket. For more information on Oceans: Our Blue Planet, visit www.msichicago.org/oceans.

The Giant Dome Theater is supported by the Dover Foundation.

About the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI)

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), one of the largest science museums in the world, offers world-class and uniquely interactive experiences that inspire inventive genius and foster curiosity. From groundbreaking and award-winning exhibits that can’t be found anywhere else, to hands-on opportunities that make you the scientist—a visit to MSI is where fun and learning mix. Through its Welcome to Science Initiative, the Museum offers a variety of student, teacher and family programs that make a difference in communities and contribute to MSI’s larger vision: to inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential in science, technology, medicine and engineering. Come visit and find your inspiration! MSI is open 9:30–4 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Extended hours, until 5:30 p.m., are offered during peak periods. The Museum is grateful for the support of its donors and guests, who make its work possible. MSI is also supported in part by the people of Chicago through the Chicago Park District. For more information, visit msichicago.org or call (773) 684-1414.

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The film introduces new technology that has allowed humans to explore further into the unknown than ever before.

[BBC NHU]

 

The film introduces audiences to some of the worlds’ most exotic— and extreme— animals. 

[Rachel Butler/BBC NHU 2016]

 

Guests are transported through coastal shallows and coral reefs to dive deeper into to ocean than ever before.

[BBC NHU]

 

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes audiences into the largest and least explored habitat on earth.

[BBC NHU]

 

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