"Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation" (1/9/2019 - 30/4/2020)
Volcanoes seem dangerous and destructive. But in fact, for billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know. From the continents to the air we breathe and even life itself, all have their origins related to volcanoes. With over 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction. The story of volcanoes is the story of the planet's creation and the story of us.
In the OMNIMAX Show "Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation", explorer Carsten Peter will accompany you to dodge boulders at the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu and visit incredible acid ponds, geysers and mineral deposit fields in Ethiopia. You will also travel to the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii and witness the devastating effects of the recent Kilauea eruption in Hawaii.
You will not only experience all the dangerous situations imaginable during volcano eruption in the safest way but also see how the whole process helps to create extraordinary ecosystems and habitats. "Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation" is a tale of science, culture and thrilling adventure. Come to discover the molten worlds!
"Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation" Trailer
At 48 metres below the sea level, Dallol in Ethiopia is the Earth's lowest land volcano. Underground water heated by magma dissolves minerals as it moves to surface through hot springs. As the water evaporates, colourful salts are deposited on the floor.
Marum Crater is located on Ambrym Island in Vanuatu. A lava lake lies deep inside the crater, which is one of the few that exist on Earth.
Although volcanoes are dangerous, nearly half a billion people live in areas near active volcanoes. People are willing to take the risk as volcanic soil and volcanic ash are full of nutrients which are good for farming
The Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island erupted in 2018 for 3 months. A total volume of 800 million cubic metres of magma erupted, roughly the equivalent of 320,000 swimming pools. More than 700 houses were damaged in the eruption.
|Show:||OMNIMAX Show "Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation"|
|Show Period:||1 September 2019 to 30 April 2020|
|Show Schedule :|| Daily at 1:30 pm, 5:00 pm and 8:30 pm except closing days |
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays)
For more information on the show schedule of other shows, please refer to Stanley Ho Space Theatre Show Schedule
|Place:||Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum|
|Admission Fees:|| Standard Admission: $32 (stalls), $24 (front stalls) |
Concession Admission: $16 (stalls), $12 (front stalls)
|Show Duration:||42 minutes|
|Language:|| Sessions at 8:30pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays are in English. All other sessions are in Cantonese. |
The audience can also select the following languages with the multi-channel headphone system:
Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese
Please refer to "Ticketing Information"
|Seating Plan:||Please refer to Space Theatre Seating Plan|
All programmes and prices are subject to change without prior notice.