WRAL 3D Theater

3D Movie Schedule

Daily, Tuesday-Sunday

  • 10:15am: Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D
  • 11:00am: Wings Over Water 3D
  • Noon: T. Rex 3D
  • 1:00pm: Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet
  • 2:00pm: Wings Over Water 3D
  • 3:00pm: T. Rex 3D
  • 4:00pm: Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet

Movie Ticket Prices

All 3D ticket purchases come with a souvenir pair of 3D glasses.

  • Adult: $6.00
  • Senior (65+ with ID): $5.00
  • Student (13+ with ID): $5.00
  • Military (with ID): $5.00
  • Child (3-12): $4.00
  • Members: $3.00

Group rate of $4/person available for preregistered parties of 10 or more. Please call the Museum Box Office at 919.707.9950 for details.

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Now Showing

T. Rex 3D: a Tyrannosaurus rex stares forward as it approaches, with dramatic orange clouds in the background.

T. Rex 3D

For more than 100 years dinosaurs have inspired and thrilled audiences, commanding blockbuster status in museums and at the box office. But among them towers a king. With leaps in CGI and revolutions in tyrannosaur paleontology over the past 25 years, the time has come to revisit T. rex.

Explore the interplay between speculation and evidence through famous specimens, landmark discoveries and wild cinematic depictions over the last century. Discover how the process of science refreshes and re-imagines our understanding of this legendary dinosaur.

Filmmakers worked with top tyrannosaur scientists, a coalition of natural history institutions and pioneering paleo and visual effects artists to create one of the most dazzling and accurate T. rex documentaries ever made.


T. Rex 3D movie website

Wings Over Water 3D movie poster: two sandhill cranes stand in front of a river scene.

Wings Over Water 3D

“Wings Over Water,” narrated by Michael Keaton, tells the compelling story of three amazing bird species — the sandhill crane, the yellow warbler and the mallard duck — with extraordinary footage of their fascinating behaviors as they migrate home to the prairies to raise their young.


Wings Over Water 3D movie website

Curriculum Correlations for Educators

K.L.1, 1.L.1, 2.L.1, 3.L.2, 4.L.1, 5.L.1, 6.L.2, 8.L.3

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D movie poster

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D

From the Permian through the Jurassic, journey to the south polar landscapes of Antarctica hundreds of millions of years ago. Roam the primitive forests and thick swamps with bizarre dinosaurs and colossal amphibians. Enter a surreal world of bug-eyed giants and egg-laying mammals—where survival means enduring the sunless, six-month polar winter surrounded by meat-eaters with night vision. Join intrepid Antarctic scientists on a quest to understand the ice continent’s profound transformation—and to predict the future as humans drive dramatic change. Welcome to the lost prehistoric world of Gondwana. Welcome to Antarctica.


Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D website

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet movie poster

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet

“Oceans: Our Blue Planet” takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least-explored habitat on Earth. New ocean technology has allowed us to delve further into the unknown than we ever thought possible.

Beginning our journey in the warm coastal shallows, we meet surfing dolphins, and an ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to crack-open its food. In the great forests of the sea, we find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators.

As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discoveries and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

Narrated by Kate Winslet.