Bhubaneswar: Opening new avenues for tourists visiting millennium city Cuttack, the old capital of Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a 4D-SFX theatre inside the State Maritime Museum Complex located at Jobra, today. With the induction of new facility to the museum it became the first Government operated unit in the State to have such theatre after BMC Bhawani Mall at Bhubaneswar already housing a private operated 7D Rider movie theatre inside it.
Informing on the new facility a source in the Museum said, initially it has been planned to run 10 CDs per week in rotation basis to provide visitors a glimpse of the State’s rich maritime history. He added, the theatre having a seating capacity of 48 persons, charges Rs 60 per person to visit the theatre.
Notably, the 4D technology for movies adds seat movement to the regular 3D experience in a simulated manner making the movie watching experience for the visitors more realistic altogether.
The State Maritime Museum set up inside the building constructed by Britishers during their rule is functioning in Cuttack since 2013. It also houses 10 galleries showcasing rich Maritime history of Odisha and an aquarium with 60 aquatic species.