The Mugar Omni is named after David G. Mugar's parents, Stephen P. Mugar and Marian G. Mugar. The Mugar Omni is non-profit and opened in 1987. Over 900,000 visitors came in its first year. It is the only domed IMAX theater in New England. and only shows films of educational and scientific interest, such as Bears, Amazing Caves and Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure.