The Polar Express (U) - SOLD OUT

Film screening in the unique setting of the planetarium.

All screenings of The Polar Express are now sold out. 

Get up, get on, and get ready for the ride of your life! It's Christmas Eve, and you're about to roller-coaster up and down mountains, slip-slide over ice fields, teeter across mile-high bridges and be served hot chocolate by singing waiters more astonishing than any you can imagine. You're on The Polar Express! Tom Hanks stars in and Robert Zemeckis directs this instant holiday classic filmed in dazzling performance capture animation that makes every moment magical. "Seeing is believing,"; says a mysterious hobo who rides the rails with you. You'll see wonders. And you'll believe. All aboooooard!.


5.10pm: doors open, cafe open for drinks and snacks

5.20pm: Film begins (no trailers)

7pm: Film ends (approx)

(Sat 9 Dec only) 7.30pm: Die Hard (18) begins, tickets can be purchased separately

Age Restrictions

Please note the age rating:

Rated U - Universal, suitable for all.  


Tickets £5 per person per screening. Annual pass holders receive a 10% discount. Advance booking recommended.

The Science Centre closes to general entry visitors at 5pm. Doors to the planetarium for the film screening will open 15 minutes before the advertised start time.

Please note this is a standard-format 2D films projected onto the planetarium screen, rather than a 360 degree fulldome film. The exhibition will be closed during this screenings.








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