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"The Story of Earth 3D" (1/1/2019 - 30/6/2019)

 

The Story of Earth 3D

This is the story of a remarkable planet, unlike any other yet found across deep space.

Born from star explosions, it was sculpted by violent collisions in space. Although once being a hostile ball of molten rock, it had transformed itself into a nurturing place where life eventually emerged. This planet is not millions of light years away. We all live and depend on it. It is our home - the Earth.

In the 3D OMNIMAX Show "The Story of Earth 3D", stunning and complex visualisations based on the latest scientific modelling will take audiences back in time to the origins of our planet as they explore the extraordinary chain of events that made life not only possible but sustainable. They will also travel forward to present day, to meet a team of geologists venturing the globe looking for clues that help piece together the greatest story on Earth - the story of Earth itself.

 


"The Story of Earth 3D" Trailer
 

Stromatolites in Shark Bay
Stromatolites are rocks originated from the layered growth of cyanobacteria which are some of the earliest life forms on Earth. Many scientists believe that life emerged in shallow oceans which looked like today's Shark Bay in Western Australia.

Pilbara
Geology doctoral student Tara Djokic studied fossilized stromatolites in the Pilbara which is home to some of the Earth's oldest rocks dating back to 3.5 billion years ago. Next to the stromatolites she found a rock which cast doubt on the theory of marine origin of life.

Finding in Pilbara
The rock Tara found turns out to be geyserite which forms in geothermal hot springs - on land. The find suggests that life might have first emerged on land in areas of volcanic geothermal activity.

Iceland
Having 130 active volcanoes, Iceland is alive with geothermal activity and is the ideal place to verify Tara's discovery..

 

 

Show: 3D OMNIMAX Show "The Story of Earth 3D"
Show Period: 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2019
Show Schedule : Daily at 2:40 pm and 6:10 pm except closing days
Additional show at 11:10 am on Sundays and public holidays

Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays)
Closed at 5:00 pm on Chinese New Year's Eve (4 February 2019)
Closed on the first two days of Chinese New Year (5 & 6 February 2019) 

For more information on the show scheldue of other shows, please refer to Stanley Ho Space Theatre Show Schedule
Place: Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum
Admission Fees: Standard Admission: $32 (stalls), $24 (front stalls)
Concession Admission: $16 (stalls), $12 (front stalls)

  • Concession is applicable to full-time students, people with disabilities (and one accompanying carer) and senior citizens aged 60 or above.
  • Persons paying concessionary rate may be requested by museums staff to produce a valid document for verification of eligibility.
  • Children under 3 years old will not be admitted
Show Duration: 40 minutes
Language: Sessions at 6:10 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays (except public holidays) are in English. All other sessions are in Cantonese.
Audience can also select the following languages with the multi-channel headphone system:
Cantonese, Putonghua and English
Ticketing: Please refer to "Ticketing Information"
 

 

  • Advance booking up to one week
  • Tickets are available at all URBTIX outlets
  • URBTIX Internet Ticketing : http://www.urbtix.hk
  • Telephone Cedit Card Booking : 2111 5999
  • Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661

All programmes and prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Seating plan: Please refer to Space Theatre Seating Plan