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 Washington, D.C. 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 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 Features:

  • Five-story screen
  • 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 April 20, 2019

Format: 04/20/2019
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.

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

To Plant a Flag

In preparation for the moon landing in 1969, NASA sent a team of astronaut to the lunar landscapes of Iceland. Their hi-tech training mission soon discovers what obstacles one can meet when facing an Icelandic sheep farmer.

Apollo 11 poster

Apollo 11

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

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

Avengers Endgame Poster

Avengers Endgame

Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle.

Opens on  Thursday, April 25, 2019

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.