Group Sales and Reservations

Smithsonian's Group Sales and Reservations department offers groups of 10 or more discounts to restaurants, IMAX theaters, the Einstein Planetarium, paid exhibitions and attractions. Orders and payments are required 72 hours prior to visit!

Call 866.868.7774 or 202.633.IMAX between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday – Friday, for more information or to place your order by phone. Offices are closed on Federal holidays.

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Sandwich at Reynolds Center DiningGroup dining packages are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner at restaurants in the following Smithsonian museums. See details on group dining options at each location:

Dining Dollars Food Vouchers

Available in denominations of $12, $15 or $20, Dining Dollars are good for face value and can be used towards the purchase of any food item and include a complimentary soft drink. Food Vouchers are redeemable at:

Discount available for advanced sales only, not valid for same day purchases. Restrictions apply. If face value is exceeded, patron agrees to pay the difference, including tax.

NMNH IMAX TheaterGroups of 10 or more receive discounted admission to our IMAX Theaters and Einstein Planetarium, with one complimentary ticket for every 20 purchased (excludes bulk vouchers). General admission, no reserved seating. Discount available for advanced sales only, not valid for same day purchases. Restrictions apply.

For showtimes, visit si.edu/IMAX.

Bulk IMAX Tickets

Need some flexibility? Groups can also purchase bulk tickets to the IMAX Theater, good for any daytime educational show before the expiration date.

Minimum order of 50 (no comps). No reserved seating. Vouchers expire 9/29/18. Unused 2018 vouchers can be exchanged for 2019 vouchers. To qualify for exchange, Smithsonian Group Sales and Reservations office must receive unused vouchers no later than 9/21/18.

Title I Outreach

Discounted IMAX tickets are available for Title I schools.

Minimum of 40 people. Restrictions apply. Proof of Title I status must accompany order.

IMAX On Demand

Arrange a special morning screening with our IMAX and Planetarium On Demand packages. Choose from any of the films in our IMAX and Planetarium Adventure Library, and screen the film before the museum doors open to the public.

IMAX and Planetarium On Demand screenings are offered for groups of 50 or more (80 for Title I schools) every morning around 9:15 a.m. (start times vary based on location). Minimum 1-week notice is required to book dates and choice of films are subject to availability.

Flight SimulatorFly jet-age combat sorties, perform 360-degree barrel rolls and engage in air-to-air combat for a hands-on experience thousands of feet above ground.

Groups of 10 or more receive $1 off ticket prices, with one complimentary ticket per 20 purchased.

SegwayRide beside history! Prepared in consultation with Smithsonian experts. this premiere Segway tour highlights the architecture, art, culture, and history of Washington, DC's National Mall and many of Smithsonian's famed museums. Hear the many stories behind DC's landmarks and most famous national treasures on this three hour tour. Covering over 1,000 acres of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, this is DC's only tour that departs directly from the Mall at the National Museum of American History. Must be at least 16 years old to participate. (Min. weight 100lbs, max 260lbs).

Time : 2 hours
Distance: 4 miles
Level: Easy

National Mall Tours

Departure (2017):
Every day from National
Museum of American History:
10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Call 866-868-7774 for group rates.