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November 20, 2020—The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk’s IMAX Theater in Connecticut will reopen Thanksgiving weekend for seven weeks of spectacular films—including the holiday classic The Polar Express—in a memorable giant screen finale. The theater has been closed by the pandemic since March 13 and is slated for demolition in 2021 to make way for a federal railroad bridge replacement project. To send the theater out in glory, The Maritime Aquarium will use the theater’s final seven weeks to present as many as 22 fan-favorite movies from past three decades. Special COVID protocols include reduced theater capacity and enhanced cleanings between shows.
April 4, 2019— As part of the Walk Bridge replacement project, Connecticut's Maritime Aquarium IMAX Theater will be taken down and replaced with a new 4D theater. The theater's replacement is part of the Maritime Aquarium Functional Replacement Project, wherein the state will functionally replace what is taken at the facility as a result of the Walk Bridge project. The aquarium does not have a firm date on when construction of the theater will start; however, they are "looking to get in the ground" in October. Read the full article about the Maritime Aquarium's theater plans here.