Films Starting May 19, 2013
Meerkats (Closing May 24)(22 minutes)(37 minutes) Buy Tickets
Filmed over the course of a year, Meerkats 3D follows an extraordinary – not to mention adorable - family that stands just 12 inches tall. Discover how these tiny but strong creatures survive in the harsh desert, led by the family’s tenacious matriarch, Klinky. Her daunting task is to both protect the offspring she has as well as produce more pups to ensure the family’s survival for generations to come. Together, this family of 20 will battle a rival gang to protect their territory, their pups and their lives as they also contend with the desolate environment which is their home.Watch Trailer
Waking the T. Rex: The Story of SUE (Coming May 25)(23 minutes)(23 minutes) Buy Tickets
It's a step back to the Cretaceous period - revealing SUE, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found - like you've never known her before. Witness how present-day paleontologists hunt for dinosaurs, how SUE was discovered in the badlands of South Dakota in 1990, and how her skeleton was excavated and reassembled.Watch Trailer
Wildest Weather in the Solar System(25 minutes)(25 minutes) Buy Tickets
In this spectacular National Geographic film, you will witness the most powerful and mysterious weather phenomena in our solar system — from a relentless hurricane that’s raged on Jupiter for more than 400 years, to the electrical storms of Saturn’s “Storm Alley,” where lightning strikes are 100 times more powerful than those on Earth. Travel alongside a fictitious planetary spacecraft whose journey begins at the sun and continues to the outer reaches of our solar system.Watch Trailer
298 seats + 4k digital projection.
The Hoglund Foundation Theater in the Perot Museum is a 298-seat theater with one of the most sophisticated digital projection and sound systems available today. It allows quick film changes with crystal-clear images and striking colors through state-of-the-art 4K digital projection. Equipped to project both 3D and 2D films, the Theater features a variety of films, from educational features and cutting-edge documentaries to experimental independent films.
The boutique theater features elegant décor of dark, subdued colors with striated walls that complement the building’s exterior. The theater is ADA accessible with plenty of wheelchair room and designed so every seat in the house has a good clear angle to the 3D screen. The gently reclining seats also have cup holders. Food and beverages are allowed in the theater.
Theater tickets are available online in advance, at kiosks outside the Theater or at the general ticket desk in the lobby. Perot Museum members will receive discounts as well as free screenings from time to time. Become a Perot Museum Charter member to take advantage of benefits like this and many more.