Watch a 3D movie at the BFI IMAX cinema

Address:
, 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, Waterloo, London 51.504839 -0.113925
Dates & Time:
Every day
Films are usually shown between 10 AM and 11.30 PM, but it depends on the film
Tickets & Cost:
Off-peak time (Mon-Fri before 5 PM): Adult £16; Senior (over-60) £12; Child (3-14) £12; Infant (under-3) free; Family (2 ad+2 ch) £46, or £33.90 with 1 ad+2 ch
Peak time (Mon-Fri after 5 PM, and Sat-Sun): Adult £18.50; Senior (over-60) £13; Child (3-14) £13; Infant (under-3) free; Family (2 ad+2 ch) £50, or £37.80 with 1 ad+2 ch
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Telephone:
The contact number for BFI IMAX Cinema is +44 (0) 330 333 7878
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Buses:
The following bus routes go near BFI IMAX Cinema: 1, 4, 26, 68, 76, 77, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 211, 243, 341, 381, 507, 521, RV1
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Trains:
The best London underground train stations to visit BFI IMAX Cinema are Lambeth North Temple Waterloo
Note: The actual closest train station to BFI IMAX Cinema is Waterloo
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Disclaimer: London Drum has no association with BFI IMAX Cinema. Whilst we make every effort to ensure the event information is accurate, cinema films in London are sometimes cancelled or amended without us being notified. You should always reconfirm the movie film with BFI IMAX Cinema before making plans

The BFI IMAX is that big glass drum building near Waterloo station.

The state-of-the-art cinema has one of the largest cinema screens in the UK. It's nearly three-storeys tall (the height of five double-decker buses), and comes with an ultra-realistic digital surround-sound system to you make you feel like you're actually inside the movie.

Craig has been to see a 3D film himself, and thought that the effect was pretty amazing. The picture seemed to pop out of the screen and hover directly above the heads of the audience in front. And they don't have any of those silly red and green glasses like they did in the old days -- all you get now is a pair of black plastic shades. They just look like normal glasses... but with magic powers!

Read Craig's review of the BFI IMAX on his blog so you can get an idea what it's like inside. Feel free to ask him a question before you go. You can also ask a question on the forum.

You can check out which films are playing by visiting the Odeon's website (the cinema is owned by Odeon). If you'd rather just see a normal movie then try the big cinemas in Leicester Square instead. The three best ones are Cineworld Leicester Square (which used to be the old Empire), the Odeon Leicester Square, and West End Vue.

 

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 Guest – “Is *The Picture From Darkness showing on Imax on 8 October 2016?(*Music from Simon Fisher Turner)”

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