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Alamo IMAX Theatre

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Address: 849 E Commerce St, In the Rivercenter Mall, San Antonio, TX 78205-3910
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Home of the legendary Alamo: The Price of FreedomThe crystal clear images...

Home of the legendary Alamo: The Price of FreedomThe crystal clear images and wraparound sound of IMAX thrills in a way no ordinary theatre can. Six stories high & 83 feet wide, the screen pulls you in!Experience the legend of the Alamo at IMAX prior to visiting the Alamo shrine- see Alamo: The Price of Freedom on the giant screen.The theatre complex also boasts an IMAX 3D screen playing the latest hits.

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Must-see for Alamo History

Go to The Fight for Texas. Sit in the back! IMAX is very intense! Very moving. A little expensive for a 45-minute movie, but worth it.

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Nicalaine B
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Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While we were at the Alamo we dicided on our last day to go check out the short film. It was pretty well made and had some decent acting for a documentary. I would recommend it if you aren't familiar with the history .

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe our mistake was entering through the mall but that was the way we were directed. Once in the mall signage was poor which left us wandering in and out of the parking garage. We ended up at the AMC theatre where we got the most helpful directions. Just go to Victoria's Secret and then turn left! Eureka we found... More 

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Thank 2flyby
Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have the time, I would suggest watching this IMAX presentation. It really adds to the experience of visiting the Alamo and the history of Texas. This is a great break on a rainy day, a hot day, or just a way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of exploring San Antonio.

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Thank Susan H
Magnolia, Texas
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Watching the Alamo IMAX movie was a great way to learn more about the Battle at the Alamo and made the Alamo more real for us. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Michelle W
midwest
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Imax was part of the Sightseeing package we purchased. Right after we visited the Alamo, we went to the Imax and watched the historically accurate "movie type" presentation. 45 minutes long. The presentation gives you a true depiction of what really happened and the factual struggles they endured. Don't go see the Alamo without seeing this Imax feature.

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Thank kazMidwest
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Very good, gives you a sense of patriotism and pride Very well done. Tip, see it before you tour the Alamo itself Great for the whole family

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Thank michael c
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Go to The Fight for Texas. Sit in the back! IMAX is very intense! Very moving. A little expensive for a 45-minute movie, but worth it.

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Thank Nicalaine B
Edinburg, Texas
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Saw Rogue One in this theater and it was Fantastic. Big screen and very comfortable seating. This was my first time ever in an IMAX theater and I was amazed at the size of the screen. Made my movie experience that much more enjoyable.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

The 50-minutere re-creation of the battle of the Alamo made our visit to the Alamo very profitable. The theater is just a block away from the Alamo itself.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

So you buy your ticket, then go through the parking garage to the theater. Kids really enjoyed recliners

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