Warner Bros. Theater

The National Museum of American History is committed to exploring the legacy of American cinema as well as how film culture shapes how we perceive ourselves as Americans. The Warner Bros. Theater provides visitors with new and exciting opportunities to explore the art of film in a stunning and intimate 261-seat jewel box venue using state-of-the-art digital 2D & 3D and 35mm film presentations. This theater will host a full roster of public programs, from new and repertory film screenings, symposia, lectures, and concerts, to expansive film festivals.

Current Films

We the People

The museum’s signature film We the People is a 20-minute celebration of the national ideals of democracy, opportunity and freedom.
Free; no tickets required.

America's Musical Journey 3D

America’s Musical Journey celebrates the unique diversity of cultures and the creative risk-taking that characterize America, as told through the story of its music.

Tickets required.

Journey to Space 3D

Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration.

Tickets required. 

National Parks Adventure 3D

MacGillivray Freeman's National Parks Adventure takes you on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation's awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness.

Tickets required.

Ocean's 8

Criminal mastermind Debbie Ocean and seven other female thieves try to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala. Their target -- a necklace that's worth more than $150 million. Can't make it to the party?

Tickets required.

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.

Tickets required.