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All Aboard! The Polar Express 4D Experience Rolls into National Aquarium for Holiday Season


Feel the snow fall, smell the hot cocoa in the air, and watch images leap off the screen this holiday season as National Aquarium, Baltimore welcomes guests to enjoy the return of The Polar Express 4D Experience.

The Polar Express™ 4D Experience is a 20-minute show based on the inspiring and beloved Caldecott Medal children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg.

The Aquarium’s 4D Immersion Theater brings visitors closer to the sights, sounds, and smells of the action. The theater is equipped with 4D capabilities, which combine the high-definition drama of 3D film with special sensory effects such as mist and wind.

Viewers are immersed in the experience as they follow a doubting young boy as he takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole. He embarks on an epic journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Climb aboard The Polar Express 4D Experience for a cold winter’s journey that’s sure to warm your heart and make you believe.

THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s11)

Nov. 16, 2012 - Jan. 1, 2013
Shows daily. Times vary

National Aquarium, Baltimore
501 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

$5 upgrade with general admission. Tickets can be purchased online at or on-site in Baltimore.