The Polar Express 4-D Experience Returns to the South Carolina Aquarium

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Celebrate the Magic of the Holiday SEA-son by Taking an Extraordinary Adventure to the North Pole

Children and adults of all ages are invited to see The Polar Express come to life at the South Carolina Aquarium’s 4-D Immersion Theater. The Polar Express 4-D Experience, a 15-minute film, is playing at the Aquarium now through Dec. 31, 2015.

The Polar Express 4-D Experience is based on the beloved children’s book featuring a young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole. The 4-D theater combines 3-D imagery, interactive seating and waves of special effects such as snow, gusts of wind, the smell of hot chocolate and movement under your feet, all synchronized to a 15-minute version of the film.

The movie and a visit to the Aquarium are the perfect family activities to kick off the holiday season. Tickets to the 4-D Theater maybe purchased as part of the Premier Pass to the Aquarium, or individually for $6.95. The Polar Express 4-D Experience is approximately 15 minutes in length with multiple show times daily. The 50-seat theater sits adjacent to the Aquarium and is ADA compliant.

For more information, please visit, you can also call (843) 577-FISH (3474) for more details.
For all media inquiries, please contact Kate Dittloff at (843) 579-8660 or kdittloff(at)scaquarium(dot)org

About the South Carolina Aquarium
The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s most visited attraction, features thousands of amazing aquatic animals from river otters and sharks to loggerhead turtles in more than 60 exhibits representing the rich biodiversity of South Carolina from the mountains to the sea. Dedicated to promoting education and conservation, the Aquarium also presents fabulous views of Charleston harbor and interactive exhibits and programs for visitors of all ages.

The South Carolina Aquarium, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and is open Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day, half day Dec. 24 (open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Dec. 25. Admission prices are: Toddler’s (3 and under) free; Youth (4-12) $14.95; Adults (13+) $24.95. The Aquarium plus the 4-D Theater experience is free for Toddler’s, $19.95 for Children, $29.95 for Adults. The 4-D Theater experience only is $6.95 for Children and adults, and free for Members. For more information call 843-720-1990 or visit

Memberships are available by calling 843-577-FISH.


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