National Air and Space Museum

Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

Air and Space Museum

Independence Avenue and 6th Street, SW

Washington, DC

The Lockheed IMAX Theater features one of the largest IMAX screens in DC. Strap into the cockpit of some of the most advanced aircrafts, or take a walk through space. Our giant screen provides a truly immersive and one-of-a-kind experience.

The Lockheed Martin IMAX® Theater now features IMAX with Laser. The dual 4k laser projection system with a 12 discrete channel sound system provides audiences with the sharpest, brightest, clearest, and most vivid digital images ever combined with a whole new level of immersive audio. The future of movie technology is here!

New Upgrades to Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater Include:

  • Brand new 75 foot wide screen
  • Dual 4k laser projection system with new optical engine providing unparalleled 3D brightness
  • New state-of-the-art 3D glasses that optimize the laser system experience
  • 12 discrete channels plus sub-bass for fully immersive audio experience
  • New capability to show a wider selection of documentary and Hollywood features, and at the highest possible quality

Showtimes for February 23, 2018

Format: 2018-02-23
America's Musical Journey Poster

America's Musical Journey 3D

America’s Musical Journey, celebrates the unique diversity of cultures and the creative risk-taking that characterize America, as told through the story of its music. 

Black Panther Poster

Black Panther

T'Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

Dream Big Movie Poster

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World 3D

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World is a giant screen film that will transform how we think about engineering.

There are no more showtimes for this movie today. Please view the movie page for more information.
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D Poster

D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D

June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France.

There are no more showtimes for this movie today. Please view the movie page for more information.
To Fly Poster

To Fly!

Take a multi-stop journey through the history of flight in this classic IMAX adventure.

There are no more showtimes for this movie today. Please view the movie page for more information.
Journey to Space Poster

Journey to Space 3D

Discover how NASA’s shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration.

Aircraft Carrier Guardians of the Sea 3D Poster

Aircraft Carrier: Guardians of the Sea 3D

One of the greatest engineering feats in history, the modern U.S. nuclear carrier is a masterpiece of technology, and the flagship of the fleet.

A Beautiful Planet Poster

A Beautiful Planet 3D

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before.

There are no more showtimes for this movie today. Please view the movie page for more information.

Coming Soon

A Wrinkle In Time Poster

A Wrinkle in Time

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Opens on Thursday, March 8, 2018
Backyard Wilderness Poster

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses - in our own backyards.

Opens on Saturday, March 17, 2018
Planet Power poster

Planet Power

Planet Power tells the story of electricity, from the first spark created by man's hand to the largest power plants, the age of miracles to that of industry, from Benjamin Franklin's kite to Solar Impulse, the first solar-powered plane capable of

Opens on Friday, March 23, 2018

Parking

Limited metered street parking is available. Please read signs carefully for parking hours and permit restrictions. Parking is available in several local lots, including two blocks south of the Museum at 6th and C Streets, SW.  Learn more about parking near the Mall.