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 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!

Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater Includes:

  • 5 stories tall
  • Dual 4k laser projection system with optical engine providing unparalleled 3D brightness
  • State-of-the-art 3D glasses that optimize the laser system experience
  • 12 discrete channels plus sub-bass for a fully immersive audio experience
  • Capability to show a wider selection of documentary and Hollywood features, and at the highest possible quality

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Showtimes for February 18, 2019

Format: 02/18/2019
Planet Power 3D Poster

Planet Power 3D

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

There are no more showtimes for this movie today. Please view the movie page for more information.
Alita: Battle Angel poster

Alita: Battle Angel

An action-packed story of one young woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world.

Free Solo Poster

Free Solo

Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

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.

Pandas Poster

Pandas 3D

Pandas are beloved around the world, and now they are coming to the screen in the original film “Pandas,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family.

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.

Coming Soon

Captain Marvel Poster

Captain Marvel

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Opens on  Thursday, March 7, 2019
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin embark on a historic mission to the moon in 1969.

Opens on  Friday, March 1, 2019
First Man Poster

First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

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.