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Smithsonian Theaters


600 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site imax@si.edu

Call: 866-868-7774


Smithsonian Theaters


(??.? miles from you)

600 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560
United States


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Good Value

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Why You Should Go...

Experience the biggest screens in DC. Be immersed in giant screen adventures at Smithsonian Theaters. The National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History both offer IMAX Theaters that provide

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Why You Should Go...

Experience the biggest screens in DC. Be immersed in giant screen adventures at Smithsonian Theaters. The National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History both offer IMAX Theaters that provide exciting and educational 2D and 3D content relevant to its museum. At the National Museum of Natural History, explore America’s National Parks, or see dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period on a 6-story screen. At the National Air and Space Museum get an astronaut’s view of Earth and see how NASA is planning to travel to Mars. Or visit the Einstein Planetarium for a giant digital dome theater experience and explore the cosmos! If traveling near the Dulles Airport, make sure to stop by the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and check out the Airbus IMAX Theater, the largest screen in Virginia. The Airbus IMAX Theater features educational aeronautical and space related content during the day and plays feature-length Hollywood films in the evenings. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Available: Concessions, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Leave extra time for security checks to get into the museum prior to your show.

The closest metro station to the National Air and Space Museum is L'enfant Plaza. The Smithsonian Metro Stop is closest to the National Museum of Natural History.

Fun Facts

The Airbus IMAX Theater at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA is over 62 feet tall and 86 feet wide making it the largest screen in the region.

The Einstein Planetarium digital dome theater has 16 times the resolution of an HDTV.

The Johnson IMAX Theater at the National Museum of Natural History has one of the few 15/70mm film projection systems still operating in the country.

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Why You Should Go...

Experience the biggest screens in DC. Be immersed in giant screen adventures at Smithsonian Theaters. The National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History both offer IMAX Theaters that provide exciting and educational 2D and 3D content relevant to its museum. At the National Museum of Natural History, explore America’s National Parks, or see dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period on a 6-story screen. At the National Air and Space Museum get an astronaut’s view of Earth and see how NASA is planning to travel to Mars. Or visit the Einstein Planetarium for a giant digital dome theater experience and explore the cosmos! If traveling near the Dulles Airport, make sure to stop by the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and check out the Airbus IMAX Theater, the largest screen in Virginia. The Airbus IMAX Theater features educational aeronautical and space related content during the day and plays feature-length Hollywood films in the evenings. 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Available: Concessions, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Leave extra time for security checks to get into the museum prior to your show.

The closest metro station to the National Air and Space Museum is L'enfant Plaza. The Smithsonian Metro Stop is closest to the National Museum of Natural History.

Fun Facts

The Airbus IMAX Theater at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA is over 62 feet tall and 86 feet wide making it the largest screen in the region.

The Einstein Planetarium digital dome theater has 16 times the resolution of an HDTV.

The Johnson IMAX Theater at the National Museum of Natural History has one of the few 15/70mm film projection systems still operating in the country.

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