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.
Break out your fanny packs, shoulder pads, and Frankie Says 'Relax' shirts, Smithsonian Theaters is proud to present a Totally 80's Film Festival! Films showing September 6-30.
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.
Star-Spangled Banner Anthem of Liberty 3D
Witness an epic battle during the War of 1812, when the sight of a gigantic American flag flying over Fort McHenry inspired the lyrics that became our national anthem.
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.
Tornado Alley 3D
Using a fleet of specialized vehicles, two missions are launched to capture the birth of a tornado.
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.
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.