Science North's experiential theater installations provide a high impact way for you to connect and communicate with your audiences. Both our customized and duplicate theaters combine a number of innovative media effects for high visitor impact, as well being fully automated for ease of operation.
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Science North was hired to produce three separate shows comprising a larger narrative experience for Aztec on the River (San Antonio, Texas), a magnificent and historically important 1920’s movie theater.
This multimedia experiential theater makes the exciting but complex subject of dark matter comprehensible and entertaining for a family audience.
Science North was hired by the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (Denver, Colorado) to create BodyTrek, a multisensory theater experience where visitors get a personal look at the body’s responses and the changes that take place while hiking to over 14,000 ft.
The Changing Climate Show features the return of our beloved rubber booted, animated narrator Sheepie, voiced by Rick Mercer. With Sheepie, visitors revisit Sheep Hill, the stage of our original production The Climate Change Show, to see how the past decade has affected our woolly friends.
The Vale Chasm Show takes visitors on a journey right into the earth itself at Dynamic Earth (Sudbury, Ontario). Visitors travel in a giant glass elevator down 7 stories into a chasm that was blasted into the rock.
Engineered for Speed brought Science North to new heights working on this multimedia theater for the Grantly Adams Airport in Barbados. The immersive show is projected onto the legendary Concorde, the first commercial supersonic aircraft.
Nickel City Stories is a custom multimedia experiential theater that celebrates Sudbury’s rich cultural and mining history. The nostalgic show set brings the audience into a barbershop, and also the unofficial museum of oral history.
The Philadelphia Zoo (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), hired Science North to produce Otis' Big Adventure, where visitors take flight and experience migration from a bird’s point of view.
For Rhythms of the North,at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, Science North broke new ground creating a customized rig to produce this show, overcoming tough filming conditions and using stunning footage to display on a full 360 degree theatre
Science North was hired by Upper Canada Village to produce and install over a dozen individual media exhibits within the pioneer heritage attraction, Discovery Centre (Morrisburg, Ontario).
Water is Life is an evening sound, water and light show produced for Philadephia Zoo's Bird Lake. The outdoor experience is a celebration of water and its importance to all life on Earth
This 4D experience, takes visitors into the heart of a major forest fire and given an unforgettable look at how fires are started, combated, and ultimately controlled. They feel the rush of adrenaline as the searing drama unfolds.
Wings Over the North, installed at Science North (Sudbury, Ontario) and the Sault Ste. Marie Bushplane Museum (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) keeps audiences on the edges of their seats.
"We're extremely satisfied with the process and working relationship we've had with Science North...They were very attentive to the feedback and in working with us...have made a good exhibit great."
Judith Fritz, Director of Education, The Tech Museum of Innovation - San Jose, CA
"Science North's object theaters have really defined what a true multimedia visitor experience is. Science North has a longer track record than anybody when it comes to producing fun, informative, affordable shows."
Paul Martin, Head of Exhibit Development, Science Museum of Minnesota
"What we enjoy the most about Science North products is that we know we are receiving rich educational content delivered in a fun and humorous way. Our visitors are sometimes unaware of learning as they are so immersed in the experiences....I offer my wholehearted support for Science North's experience in creating content rich exhibits and productions."
Richard C. Thomas, Exhibit Coordinator, Connecticut Science Center
"Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a long standing client of Science North...As a natural history museum we appreciate the wide variety of content that is a part of each and every one of Science North's projects. Steeped in these content rich exhibits and products are educational and scientific facts. While visitors are interacting and having fun they are also learning, which is key."
Jennifer Grant Warner, Sr. Vice President & Chief Programming Officer, Fernbank Museum of Natural History
"...Our visitors were engaged and seemed to love the interactive. The exhibition looks fantastic in our gallery and I think it will do really well here. I'm also very thankful that it is so low-maintenance."
Michael H. Brown, Exhibit Designer, Fernbank Museum of Natural History
"One of the strengths of [Creatures of the Abyss] is the strong personal connection that visitors can make with researchers - this is conveyed with interviews, content review, and a speakers series. I am hopeful that this connection is copied by other science centers and museums as it brings a sense of excitement and relevance to the exhibit."
Dr. George I. Matsumoto, Senior Education and Research Specialist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
"This immersive exhibit taught us an incredible amount of information about the ocean and the amazing research that is happening there... in a place that we know so little about. We came away from this exhibit thinking about the ocean in an entirely different way, and inspired to make changes to protect this fragile ecosystem."
Lisa .A., Science North Visitor and Member
"I came with my two children (ages 5 and 3) to Fernbank yesterday and wanted to pass along my compliments on the Wildlife Rescue exhibit...The exhibit was one of the most hands-on and educational I have ever seen...Every part of the exhibit was working and was a fun and educational experience. My sincere compliments to the designers and to Fernbank for making this exhibit part of their temporary collection. Kudos!"
Christine .R., Visitor to Fernbank Museum of Natural History
"I thought it was a beautifully put together exhibit, which can be very hard to come by...I absolutely loved that this exhibit was extremely educational for adults as well."
Erin Kendall, School Programs Coordinator, The Wildlife Experience