The Immersive Maritime Experience

A Whale Story

Surviving Against the Odds

Be transported into the exciting underwater world of our own Bay of Fundy. Based on the true story of right whales Delilah and Calvin, it is a heartwarming tale of drama and hope. These full dome cinematic exspheriences will bring you into the lives of these majestic endangered species living in our waters.

We're closed for the season. We'll see you in June 2019.

Bluenose The Legend

They say she was the “finest fishing schooner ever built”. That she raced “like the hounds of hell were chasing her…like a wild horse!” Journey into the centre of the action through her storied history and gain a new appreciation of the extraordinary determination and fortitude that landed her on the back of the Canadian dime.

We're closed for the season. We'll see you in June 2019.

Experience Sea Dome

A new kind of movie theater! It’s a 50 ft geodesic dome with a 360° screen and headphone-delivered sound. Seats 90. Relax in big comfy seats in climate-controlled surroundings.

The shows run every hour during operating hours.

The complete cinematic experience lasts approximately 15-20 minutes from start to finish.

Admission to dome shows is included in admission price to the Maritime Museum

Yes! All ages are welcome to enjoy our shows.

Yes. The Sea Dome is wheelchair accessible. All entrances and exits can accommodate wheelchairs and other personal mobility devices

Sorry, we are unable to accommodate pets.

Our Story

Sea Dome is a presentation of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and sponsored by Assante Wealth Management. Sea Dome is a 50 ft geodesic dome, featuring immersive, 360° cinematic experiences created in Nova Scotia telling Nova Scotian stories. This year we offer two shows: A Whale Story: Surviving Against the Odds and Bluenose The Legend.

Sea Dome is supported by the Canadian Maritime Heritage Foundation, a charitable organization committed to supporting the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – Canada’s oldest and largest Maritime Museum. Through fund-raising programs, the CMHF aims to advance the public’s education about Maritime heritage in Atlantic Canada.

Sea Dome is a produced by KA’NATA Productions Inc and Brookes Diamond Productions.

A Whale Story: Surviving Against the Odds was written and produced by Silverback Productions, Halifax. Bluenose The Legend is a co-production of KA’NATA Productions and Quirk VR with CGI by Silverback Productions.