The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience is the Museum’s cutting-edge 297-seat theater featuring brilliant 4K digital projection, immersive surround sound and incredible RealD 3D capabilities that come together to create an unmatched theater experience in both 2D and 3D formats. Through the wonders of stunning digital technology audiences are transported to the depths of the rainforest, times long before humankind existed and wild lands a world away.

Don’t miss this unique experience as part of your visit to the Perot Museum!

Films Starting October 5, 2015

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September 11, 2015 - January 3, 2016

JERUSALEM gives a tour of one of the world’s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, Jerusalem’s enduring appeal remains a mystery. To discover the truth behind the mysteries, the film takes us on a journey following three young Jerusalemites and their families, as well as noted archaeologist, Dr. Jodi Magness. Through their eyes we learn what it means to call Jerusalem home, and experience celebrations and events that mark the high points of a year in the life of the city. This awe inspiring film provides a completely unique perspective of a part of the world that captivates the imagination of billions of people.

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Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D
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Our main characters are a herd of large, frilled, plant eating dinosaurs – Pachyrhinosaurus. The film follows their youngsters through the seasons and the challenges of growing up and establishing themselves in this prehistoric world. From the moment they hatch, they face predators, extremes of weather and natural disaster as they fight for survival.

Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D is an immersive 3D experience – the characters are animated throughout against real backgrounds. It’s the most authentic dinosaur experience ever to be seen on the giant screen. The animals’ bodies and movements have been precisely built up from fossil evidence and their behaviour is derived from both palaeontology and detailed knowledge of the behaviour of modern animals.

This film contains some scenes with predator and prey themes. 

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Wildest Weather in the Solar System 3D
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September 11, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Join National Geographic on a spectacular journey in, Wildest Weather In The Solar System, to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you'll be glad you live on Earth! Audiences will fly through the thick atmosphere of Venus, magnetic storms on the sun, liquid methane showers on Titan, and anticyclones whirling at hundreds of miles per hour on Jupiter. Packed with eye-popping visuals, high-end CGI, and cutting-edge science, the film is sure to be an extraordinary experience for all.

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Wonders of the Arctic 3D
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September 11, 2015 - January 14, 2016

The Arctic has always been a place of mystery, myth and fascination. Wonders of the Arctic 3D centers on the ongoing mission to explore the Arctic and the compelling stories of the many ventures into this captivating place. The film continues to explore the state of the Arctic today by visiting the polar bear capital of the world, interacting with ice scientists, and joining a beluga biologist expedition. Underlying all these tales is the crucial role that ice plays in the northern environment and the changes that are quickly overtaking the people and animals who have adapted to this land of ice and snow.

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The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience

The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience is ADA accessible and is designed to make each one of the 297 seats the best in the house. The gently reclining theater seats are equipped with cup holders, and food and drink are welcome in the theater. Stop by the Café adjacent to the theater before your film!

Theater tickets are available online in advance, or can be purchased during your Museum visit at kiosks outside the theater, or at the lobby box office.

A National Geographic Experience Beyond the Theater

National Geographic has partnered with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to offer exclusive film-related events and premieres as well as access to the stunning National Geographic film collection. But the benefits extend beyond the theater; Museum guests can expect to see NG Live! guest speakers, National Geographic workshops and extended programming throughout the Museum.

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