Friday 21 July 2017,
Omniversum The Hague is the biggest film theatre in the Netherlands. Every day, the IMAX dome theatre puts you in the centre of the action with its huge screen. Seated in a comfortable chair you participate in exciting adventures in space and time. All films are shown in Dutch, but it is possible to watch them in their original version. Earphones are available at the counter and can plugged into your seat. It is also allowed to use your own earphones. Omniversum is suitable for children from the age of four, but some young children may find the large screen and sound system rather overwhelming. Below you will find the film program for the coming period.
National Parks Adventure A spectacular outdoor adventure through the amazing wilderness of America. The film
National Parks Adventure takes you away from the well-trodden routes on an outdoor adventure through America's impressive scenery. For a century now, national parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Everglades, the Redwoods and Arches have been a living monument to America's rich expanses of unspoilt nature. Seeing the film on Omniversum's large, dome-shaped screen is an awe-inspiring experience.
National Parks Adventure is an inspiration visual and musical journey through the amazing natural delights of America.
Giant Whales A spectacular and musical big-screen film about the humpback, the whale known for its acrobatic jumps, wonderful singing and impressive long-distance travels. Omniversum’s screen is the only one big enough to show this whale at its true size. The giant dome-shaped screen gives you an almost 180° image and lets you look right into the whale's eyes. That is an unforgettable experience. Succumb to the enchantment and learn to love these Giant Whales, whose populations are still vulnerable.
Africa the Serengeti Southern Kenya and northern Tanzania are home to wide expanses of savannah and forest, traversed each year by millions of migrating animals. Gnus dominate, but zebras, giraffes, elephants and baboons are also permanently on the move in search of food. Watch how the animals travel behind the rains and learn more about how they live and survive in the Serengeti.
Africa the Serengeti is one of the most popular films ever to have been shown in Omniversum. So it is highly recommended!
A Beautiful Planet Join the astronauts Wilmore, Virts and Cristoforetti, and experience what it is like for them looking down on Earth from the International Space Station. Digital cameras were used to make amazing recordings of our planet at night. In addition to these magical images, you can also see the effect of the growing world population. The film also gives a good impression of life in the space station: how do they wash their hair, how do they recycle and how do they celebrate Christmas? Take this opportunity to briefly live the life of an astronaut and learn more about this planet that we call home.
Under the Sea This underwater adventure takes you to the most remote and exotic diving spots on the planet. You will swim amongst the most unusual sea creatures ever to have been captured on film, from the most beautiful to the deadliest. For example, you will come face-to-face with great white sharks, elegant seamoths, giant stingrays and many colourful fish in the waters of Papua New Guinea and South Australia.
Under the Sea is a unique, inspirational film for young and old alike, showing you the beauty and natural wonders of the oceans.
Born to be Wild Two amazing women in Kenya and Borneo have devoted their lives to looking after orphaned elephants and orangutans. These women put their heart and soul into rescuing these young animals and saving their habitats, in an incredible demonstration of love. This heart-warming film takes you to the rainforest of Borneo, where primatologist Dr Biruté Mary Galdikas works, and to the savannahs of Kenya, where Dame Daphne M. Sheldrick, an authority on elephants, runs her rescue centre. These women and their teams rescue and rehabilitate the orphans before releasing them back into the wild.
Dinosaurs, Giants of Patagonia If it hadn’t been for a series of catastrophic disasters, including a meteorite impact millions of years ago, our planet would probably still be home to dinosaurs. These prehistoric animals still appeal to our imagination.
Dinosaurs, Giants of Patagonia not only brings the prehistoric creatures back to life, it also shows the incredible scenery millions of years ago. Meet the Giganotosaurus and Argentinosaurus, the largest dinosaurs ever to roam the planet. Is Omniversum's screen big enough? The film is suitable for children from the age of six.
Fly me to the Moon This animation film for the big screen is about the adventures of three flies that dream of travelling to the Moon. It is 1969 and everyone is talking about the first manned flight to the Moon. The teenager Nat and his mates IQ and Scooter want nothing more than to join this historic Apollo 11 flight. They hatch a plot to sneak on board the rocket — and succeed! Their families watch nervously from Earth. After a tricky landing, the whole world watches as Nat joins Neil Armstrong in taking the first steps on the Moon.
Fly me to the Moon is an exciting and amusing cartoon (in Dutch) for all the family.
Films on request It is possible for groups of more than 25 people to choose their own film. You can select a film from Omniversum's film library. Please inform the organisation at least four weeks before your visit which film you would like. For more information, call +31 (0)70 - 41 68 200.
Directions to Omniversum Omniversum The Hague is located in the Statenkwartier district nearby Scheveningen beach and is easy to reach by public transport, car and bike. From Den Haag Centraal Railway Station and Hollands Spoor, tram 16 will take you to the attraction in approximately 20 minutes. From Station CS you can also take bus 24, which runs between Station Mariahoeve and Kijkduin.
Omniversum can be reached by car via Utrechtsebaan towards Kijkduin. On arrival in the city follow the signs for 'Gemeentemuseum'. There are plenty of opportunities for free parking. If the car park should be full then paid parking is available in the World Forum parking garage at Churchillplein 10, which is about a 2-minute walk from Omniversum.