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Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

National Air and Space Museum
6th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20560
866-868-7774

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 is open and now featuring 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

Star Wars: The Force Awakens returns in IMAX 3D during Sci-Fi Sundays in April at 3:30 PM. April 3, 10, 17, and 24.

NOW PLAYING

To Fly!
To Fly!
Take a multi-stop journey through the history of flight in this classic IMAX® advent... Learn More »

D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D
June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know... Learn More »

Journey to Space 3D
Journey to Space 3D
Discover how NASA’s shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn abo... Learn More »

A Beautiful Planet 3D (Air and Space Museum)
A Beautiful Planet 3D (Air and Space Museum)
A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective a... Learn More »

COMING SOON

The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element
In the 23rd century, a New York City cabbie, Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis), finds the fate of the wo... Learn More »

Men in Black
They are the best-kept secret in the universe. Working for a highly funded yet unofficial governmen... Learn More »

Spaceballs
In a distant galaxy, planet Spaceball has depleted its air supply, leaving its citizens reliant on ... Learn More »

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Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

National Air and Space Museum
6th Street and Independence Avenue, SW    Directions | Learn More
10:55AM | 1:30PM | 3:15PM
5:00PMBUY TICKETS
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D
G • 43 minutes
12:40PMBUY TICKETS
Journey to Space 3D
NR • 42 minutes
11:50AM | 2:25PM | 4:10PMBUY TICKETS
To Fly!
G • 27 minutes
10:20AMBUY TICKETS
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