Come enjoy the world’s most powerful and immersive movie experience on the largest IMAX dome screen in the West!
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About The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater
At our 280-seat Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater you’ll see, hear and feel more, with 9,000+ square feet of wraparound image and 13,000 watts of digital surround sound. The IMAX dome experience is technically advanced and visually stunning, a one-of-a-kind movie experience. Offerings from renowned filmmaking companies like National Geographic and MacGillivray Freeman educate and entertain, with adventure, drama and emotion unfolding via IMAX’s trademark visual clarity and sound quality.
Be sure to stop by our concession stand for more than a hundred choices of cold Coca-Cola beverages from our Freestyle machine, fresh popcorn with real butter, plus candy and other snacks. Download the Freestyle app to your smart phone and our machine will dispense your custom soda blend!
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IMAX for Field Trips
Take your class on a field trip under the sea or into space! Through IMAX technology and the giant screen, journey to places where your students can be inspired without leaving their seats.
School groups qualify for a special rate. Please ask about this opportunity when making your reservations.
See our calendar for regular showing IMAX films. If you are a group of 50 or more, the 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. time slots can be reserved with a film of your choosing from our library. Show times and IMAX films are based upon availability.
About Mike and Joan Hackworth
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater, a stunning landmark in downtown San Jose, is named for Mike and Joan Hackworth. They contributed the first $1 million individual gift to The Tech’s capital campaign in 1992. Mike Hackworth, who passed away in 2012, served as chairman of The Tech’s Board of Directors and was founder and CEO of Cirrus Logic.