Big Blue Pictures - New Bedford Whaling Museum
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Big Blue Pictures

New 3D Theater Experience at the New Bedford Whaling Museum


Big Blue Pictures, a new immersive 3D theater experience at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, is the first and only 3D theater on the SouthCoast of Massachusetts.

A poster for Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet. A marine life scene of a coral reef with an otter in the foreground, and dolphins and various schools of fish in the background. There is text that reads: "From the producers of BLUE PLANET 2. Discover a magical world. Sponsored by Microsoft. Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet, Narrated by Kate Winslet."


Daily Showings at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM*
$5 General Admission | $3 Museum Members

Oceans: Our Blue Planet is an extraordinary 25-minute journey of discovery and wonder, transporting the audience to the deep, mysterious worlds of our oceans. Packed with drama, awe and spectacle, we reveal untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures in all-immersive 3D.

A movie poster for Antarctica on the Edge 3D. There is someone kayaking through the waters by a group of penguins. Snowy mountains tower over them; there are birds flying into the sunset. There is text that reads: "The coolest place on earth. Antarctica on the Edge 3D. Narrated by Tilda Swinton. New songs by Natalie Merchant."


Daily Showings at 11:30 AM & 2:30 PM*
$5 General Admission | $3 Museum Members

With a reputation as cold, forbidding, and remote, Antarctica can also be a fragile place, home to an incredible variety of life along its edges. Join National Geographic explorer Jon Bowermaster as he and his team travel along the continent’s frozen coastline in Antarctica 3D: On The Edge.


Contact the Visitor Experience team at 508-997-0046 x100 or

*Daily showtimes are subject to change. Please check the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s ticket calendar for the most up-to-date information on showtimes.