Expedition Reef

Embark on an oceanic safari.

Digital Dome Theater
Additional Ticket Required
All ages
26 minutes

Immerse Yourself in a Diverse System.

Learn the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea” as you embark on an oceanic safari of the world’s most vibrant — and endangered — marine ecosystems. Along the way, discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support more than 25 percent of all marine life on Earth, while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habit destruction, and overfishing.

The Science Center's Digital Dome Theater illuminates our world with stunning clarity and brilliance on its gigantic 40-foot screen. Adventurers of all ages can hike across majestic parks, climb to the top of a skyscraper, embark on an oceanic safari, and travel the cosmos without leaving their seats. Experience the Digital Dome Theater with your group today. It’s yours to discover.

Virginia SOLs:

  • 3rd grade: 10
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 5

North Carolina Common Core:

  • 5th grade: E.1 and L.2