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 December 11, 2019

Format: 12/11/2019
The Aeronauts Poster

The Aeronauts

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history.

Secrets of the Universe poster

Secrets of the Universe

Travel with scientist Manuel Calderon de la Barca Sanchez as he journeys to the largest machine ever built, the greatest scientific instrument ever created, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

There are no more showtimes for this movie today. Please view the movie page for more information.
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling cinematic experience that showcases the real-life moments of humankind’s first steps on the moon.

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.
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.

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.

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

Coming Soon

Spaceballs Poster

Spaceballs

Lord Dark Helmet goes to steal planet Druidia's supply of air to replenish their own.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of of Skywalker Poster

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

No one's ever really gone... Rey's journey continues and the Skywalker saga concludes in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

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.