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Rocky Mountain Express
Now Showing!
All aboard for the ultimate in romantic railway travel!
From the director of TITANICA, Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies, revealing along the way, the heroic human adventure and epic engineering involved in building a nearly impossible transcontinental railway. This beautiful film—shot entirely with IMAX 15/70 film cameras—brings alive the magic and drama of the steam age for audiences of all ages.

about the movie
Rocky Mountain Express
Traditional IMAX Documentary Film
Narrated By Michael Hanrahan
Not Rated.
Running Time: Approx. 48 minutes
Shows Daily.

Rocky Mountain Express weaves together spectacular IMAX aerial cinematography, archival photographs and maps, and the potent energy and rhythms of a live steam locomotive to immerse audiences in this remarkable story from the age of steam. Recruited to realize this venture—one of the greatest engineering feats of all time—were engineers and laborers from around the world.

Click here to access the official web site for Rocky Mountain Express.

Click here to see the official trailer for Rocky Mountain Express.

Click here to download the official educator's guide.

curriculum connections
To view the curriculum connections for Rocky Mountain Express, click here.

SENIORS age 62 & up, $9
ADULTS age 13-61, $10
YOUTH age 5-12, $7.50
CHILDREN 4 & under, $7.50

MEMBERS 15% off all pricing above

A $2.50 service fee will be charged for all call center and internet advance purchases.

special information

Tickets are available online at, or by phone through The Henry Ford Call Center (open 7 days a week, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm) 313-982-6001.  Tickets can be mailed when reservations are made 2 weeks or more in advance.  Tickets purchased less than 2 weeks in advance will be held at IMAX Will Call. 

Please park in the IMAX Theater lot on the west side of Henry Ford Museum.  Parking is always FREE for IMAX-only guests.

(Please Note: Rocky Mountain Express begins promptly at its published show times – there will be NO preview trailers and NO commercial advertisements shown prior to the movie. No late entries will be permitted.)

The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
From the East or West via I-94:
Take I-94 to the Oakwood Boulevard exit; go north on Oakwood. The Henry Ford is 2.5 miles from the exit on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard.
From the South via I-75:
Exit to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39); drive 4.1 miles to Oakwood Boulevard (Exit 4). Left on Oakwood and drive 1.8 miles.
From the North via Southfield Road (or I-96):
Take Southfield Freeway (M-39) south 4.5 miles past I-96 and exit at Michigan avenue (Exit 6). Continue on the Southfield service drive (veer left) for .5 mile. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Village Road (through the iron gates) and drive .75 mile.
Metro Detroit often has major construction projects. Please check the following sites for the latest on construction areas and road closures.
Michigan Department of Transportation
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