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Discovery Theater

Neighbourhood: National Mall
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Address: 900 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0004
Phone Number:
+1 202-357-1500
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

The Discovery Theater is the Smithsonian's theater for young kids

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Smithsonian love kids!

I was thrilled to "discover" the Discovery Theater. I recently took my nephews to two shows -- the "Magic of Science" and "Beatboxing with Max". Both shows were fantastic. While... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was thrilled to "discover" the Discovery Theater. I recently took my nephews to two shows -- the "Magic of Science" and "Beatboxing with Max". Both shows were fantastic. While the shows might be best geared toward the 10 year and younger crowd, they were entertaining for all ages. Both shows were interactive, engaging and informative -- even for me!...And... More 

Thank twinklesva
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Great show for the preschool crowd. We went to go see "Fabulas Fairytales" (bilingual fairy tales) and the process was smooth. A cozy theatre for young children.

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North Potomac, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

A wonderful value! Tickets are $5. Per person. ( no seats in theater everyone sits on the rug) the children can get close to the front. Always qulity entertainment ! Educational and engaging! Its best to purchase tickets through their website before show however you can just pop in and see if they have any availablity the day of the... More 

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