Heikoff Giant Dome Theater

1875 El Prado,
San Diego, CA 92101

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Functions: Movies

Previous Names: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center IMAX Theater, IMAX Dome Space Theater

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 619.238.1233

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Heikoff Giant Dome Theater

IMAX Theater located in Balboa Park. It was opened March 10, 1973.

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stevenj on May 3, 2014 at 8:37 am

On my last 2 visits to San Diego (last week and 2 years ago) I saw IMAX films at this domed venue. Both times the films (Journey to the South Pacific and Mysteries of the Unseen World – last week) seemed under lit and less than sharply focused. I was told by the person selling tickets both were being projected in 70mm. I have seen countless conventional 70mm films on large screens that were brilliant and sharp so wondering why the quality is not good at the Space Theater. Also it looked like there was a hole in the screen. I know this theater has been around since the 70’s but it seems like the quality of presentation has become 2nd rate. Anyone know why?

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