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Albert Einstein Planetarium

Planetarium, Science Museum, and Movie Theater
6th St (Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C. 20560, United States
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–7:30 PM
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Immerse yourself in the stars! The Einstein Planetarium is the only full-dome digital theater in the DC area.


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    Journey to the Stars is a great film!(2 Tips)
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  • Rodrigo V.

    The Dark Universe is my favorite show. Very educational.

    Rodrigo Vera · March 18
  • JR L.

    Really skillful!!

    JR Lee · November 10, 2014
  • Eugene S.

    Choose back back two seats for the best view

    Eugene S · August 13, 2014
  • Tatiana B.

    A must.....

    Tatiana Berman · March 31, 2013
  • Jonathan H.

    Journey to the Stars is a great film!

    Jonathan Hall · March 23, 2013
  • Marcus S.

    Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 AM, a Smithsonian Astronomer leads a complementary lecture using the digital dome exploring the night sky called "The Stars Tonight"; tickets free!

    Marcus Smallegan · January 22, 2012
  • Marcus S.

    Special Pricing: if you see any Smithsonian IMAX or Planetarium show and would like to see another Planetarium show, your tickets will all be $7 for the 2nd show! Valid for 7 days after 1st show.

    Marcus Smallegan · April 24, 2011
  • Susan B.

    Saw the Black Hole movie here... a little disappointed in the quality of the visual... the film is cool, of course, but I guess I'm spoiled by my HDTV.

    Susan Black · November 2, 2010

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