National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

Meerkats 3D

Photograph courtesy of Telse Meyer and Dirk Blumenberg


Enhance your visit to National Geographic with a 3D movie! Filmed over the course of a year, Meerkats 3D follows an extraordinary—not to mention adorable—family that stands just 12 inches tall. Discover how these tiny but strong creatures survive in the harsh desert, led by the family’s tenacious matriarch, Klinky. Her daunting task is both to protect her offspring and to produce more pups to ensure the family’s survival for generations to come. Together, this family of 20 will battle a rival gang to protect their territory, their pups, and their lives as they also contend with the desolate environment that is their home.

Saturdays and Sundays at 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

3D Movie Ticket – $7
3D Movie Plus Museum Adult Admission – $16
3D Movie Plus Museum Child Admission – $12

For a full listing of ticket times click here.
Assisted listening devices available upon request.
Running time: 40 minutes

Private 3D movie screenings for groups of 25 or more are available upon request. Email or call 202–857-7281 to learn more.

  • Photo: Meerkats
    Build A Meerkat

    This great teaching activity allows students to make a meerkat model while identifying unique body characteristics. Students learn how adaptations are crucial to a meerkats survival.


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