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

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Showtimes for December 19, 2018

Format: 12/19/2018
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.

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

Aquaman Poster

Aquaman

Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.

Opens on Thursday, December 20, 2018
Glass poster

Glass

Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

Opens on Friday, January 18, 2019
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.

Opens on Thursday, February 14, 2019
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

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.