Skip navigation
Share this page
Photo showing Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

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 now features IMAX with Laser. The dual 4k lase 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

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

Sci-Fi Sunday – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Sci-Fi Sunday – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful... Learn More »

Sci-Fi Sunday – Star Trek
Sci-Fi Sunday – Star Trek
Star Trek, which chronicles the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew memb... Learn More »

Sci-Fi Sunday – Star Trek Into Darkness: An IMAX 3D Experience
Sci-Fi Sunday – Star Trek Into Darkness: An IMAX 3D Experience
In the wake of a shocking act of terror from within their own organization, the crew of The Enterpr... Learn More »

Sci-Fi Sunday – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Sci-Fi Sunday – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Sin... Learn More »

Sci-Fi Sunday – Inception
Sci-Fi Sunday – Inception
Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal th... Learn More »

Showtimes

Date
View schedule for up to 21 days

Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater

National Air and Space Museum
6th Street and Independence Avenue, SW    Directions | Learn More
10:55AM | 1:30PM | 3:15PM
5:00PM | 6:45PMBUY TICKETS
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D
G • 43 minutes
12:40PM | 5:55PMBUY TICKETS
Journey to Space 3D
NR • 42 minutes
11:50AM | 2:25PM | 4:10PMBUY TICKETS
To Fly!
G • 27 minutes
10:20AMBUY TICKETS
Smithsonian Store Official Guide: National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian Magazine