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Please note that the Johnson IMAX Theater will be closing on September 30, 2017.

An immersive 3D experience in the Johnson IMAX Theater will excite your students about new scientific research. During museum hours, the theater shows curriculum-relevant films connected to the Museum’s collections and exhibitions and reviewed by Museum scientists and educators.

The Johnson IMAX Theater in the National Museum of Natural History features the latest in IMAX film technology, including a six-story-tall screen and a state-of-the-art digital surround sound system.

Current Films

See a listing of current films and showtimes.

Curriculum Standards for IMAX Films

IMAX On Demand

All films in the libraries of the Smithsonian’s three IMAX Theaters are available on demand to educators for showings at 9:30 a.m. See a full listing of IMAX On Demand films.

A special reduced admission charge is available to Title One schools.

For more information about IMAX On Demand screenings, please call Smithsonian Group Sales and Reservations at 866-868-7774.

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