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IMAX® Theaters & Einstein Planetarium

Poster for Blade Runner
Coming Soon

Blade Runner

Rated R
Poster for DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World
Now Playing

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World

Rated G
Poster for DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World
Now Playing

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World

Rated G
Poster for Journey to the Stars
Now Playing

Journey to the Stars

Rated NR suitable for all audiences
Poster for A Beautiful Planet 3D
Now Playing

A Beautiful Planet 3D

Rated G
Poster for National Parks Adventure 3D
Now Playing

National Parks Adventure 3D

Rated G

MORE FILMS ▶

The Smithsonian's 3 IMAX® theaters have the largest screens in the Washington, DC region and measure up to 6 stories tall! Our giant-screen films offer an immersive experience that complements the museum exhibits.

The Planetarium's 77-foot digital dome theater is the only full-dome cinema in DC. Audiences can journey through time and space to view some of the most extraordinary images not viewable to the naked eye.

Join us for Sci-Fi Sundays at the National Air and Space Museum. Each Sunday afternoon we exhibit a science-fiction feature-length film.

All films and Showtimes

Date
View schedule for up to 21 days

Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Dinosaurs Alive 3D
NR • 40 minutes
11:20AM | 2:05PM | 3:55PM
National Parks Adventure 3D
G • 43 minutes
10:25AM | 12:15PM | 3:00PM
4:50PM

Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

National Air and Space Museum
6th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D
G • 43 minutes
4:05PM
2:25PM
Journey to Space 3D
NR • 42 minutes
1:35PM | 3:15PM | 5:00PM

Einstein Planetarium

National Air and Space Museum
6th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
Dark Universe
NR • 25 minutes
11:30AM | 12:30PM | 1:30PM
2:30PM | 3:30PM | 4:30PM
Journey to the Stars
NR suitable for all audiences • 25 minutes
12:00PM | 1:00PM | 2:00PM
3:00PM | 4:00PM | 5:00PM
The Stars Tonight
NR • 25 minutes
10:30AM
To Space and Back
G • 25 minutes
11:00AM

Airbus IMAX Theater

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
A Beautiful Planet 3D
G • 46 minutes
11:00AM
4:30PM | 9:55PM
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D
G • 43 minutes
1:35PM
12:40PM | 2:25PM
Journey to Space 3D
NR • 42 minutes
10:10AM | 11:50AM | 3:15PM