April 28, 2009
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Night at the Museum 2:
Battle of the Smithsonian Comes to Life in IMAX
The sequel to the 2006 blockbuster family film Night at the Museum comes to the BIGGER screen on Friday, May 22 when the Maryland Science Center’s St. John Properties IMAX Theater debuts the latest adventure of security guard Larry Daley, Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian. Visitors can experience the special effects spectacular with the massive five story screen and crystal clear audio that only IMAX can offer.
Larry (Ben Stiller) once again encounters a museum come to life when he must sneak into the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. to rescue the miniatures Jedediah Smith and Octavius who were accidently shipped there during renovations to their home, New York’s Museum of Natural History. Battle of the Smithsonian features Stiller, Owen Wilson, Dick Van Dyke, Robin Williams and Ricky Gervais reprising their roles from the first film and adds the talents of Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy to complete the star-studded cast.
Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian exemplifies the image and sound quality of the true IMAX Experience. The St. John Properties IMAX Theater features a five-story screen with 3-dimensional capabilities, 38 speakers, and a powerful digital surround sound system blasting 11,000 watts. Experiencing the action-packed film on the world’s largest screen with an outstanding sound system and vivid projection makes the state-of-the-art effects even more spectacular.
The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Images from Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian are available by clicking here.
About the Maryland Science Center
The Maryland Science Center at Baltimore's Inner Harbor is visited by more than 500,000 people each year. Popular exhibits include: Dinosaur Mysteries with more than a dozen full-size dinosaurs and interactive paleontology activities; an exploration of the day in the life of the human body in Your Body: The Inside Story; and dozens of interactive experiments in Newton's Alley. Other popular attractions in the museum include the Kids Room, the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and the world-famous Davis Planetarium.