R&W Shopping & Tickets 2017-10-18T15:16:08+00:00

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Exclusive R&W Member Discounts

Shop the R&W stores in Bldg. 31 and Rockledge I for exclusive NIH Branded merchandise.

New Arrivals

In October look for new NIH branded t-shirt/hat combos, hoodies, zipper fleece and jackets.

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The R&W Wants to Hear From You!

We value the feedback of our members and want to serve you and your needs to the best of our abilities.  If you have a suggestion for merchandise you’d like to see in our stores, at the NIH Community Markets, ticket options or discounts contact David Browne at browned2@mail.nih.gov.  If you have any suggestions relating to fitness classes or activities contact Sherrell Freeman at freemash@mail.nih.gov.

Winter is Coming…Save 10% on Sweaters Using the R&W’s Dry Cleaning Service

Use the dry cleaning service offered at the Bldg. 31 and Rockledge R&W stores in September and receive a 10% discount on all sweaters. Dry cleaning is picked-up from and delivered to the stores every Monday and Thursday. Laundry service is $2.20 per item and dry cleaning is $6.75 and up.

Coffee Service – Rockledge

Coffee service has officially started at the R&W Rockledge Store. Stop in for a fresh bean to cup brew of your favorite coffee, cappuccino, mochaccino, tea or hot chocolate. Featured brands include Lacas and Peet’s Coffee.

Washington Capitals 2017-18 Tickets

Caps fans, a new season is upon us and the Caps are looking to prove they’re still a contender for Lord Stanley’s Cup despite an off-season makeover. The R&W will have TWO or FOUR tickets to select home games throughout the season. Tickets are located in Section 409, Row A (sold as pairs). Tickets will go on sale at 9am on Wednesday, Sept. 20th, games below will link directly to purchase.

Monday, November 6th @ 7pm vs. Arizona Coyotes – Seats 3 & 4 – $120
Sunday, November 12th @ 7pm vs. Edmonton Oilers – Seats 1 & 2 – $144
Monday, November 20th @ 7pm vs. Calgary Flames – Seats 1 & 2 – $120
Monday, November 20th @ 7pm vs. Calgary Flames – Seats 3 & 4 – $120
Friday, November 24th @ 5pm vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Seats 1 & 2 – $150
Thursday, November 30th @ 7pm vs. Los Angeles Kings – Seats 1 & 2 – $120
Monday, December 4th @ 7pm vs. San Jose Sharks – Seats 1 & 2 – $120
Wednesday, December 6th @ 8pm vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Seats 3 & 4 – $150
Tuesday, January 9th @ 7pm vs. Vancouver Canucks – Seats 1 & 2 – $130
Sunday, January 21st @ 12:30pm vs. Philadelphia Flyers – Seats 1 & 2 – $180
Wednesday, January 31st @ 8pm vs. Philadelphia Flyers – Seats 1 & 2 – $144
Sunday, February 4th @ 12:30pm vs. Vegas Golden Knights – Seats 3 & 4 – $160
Tuesday, February 20th @ 7pm vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Seats 3 & 4 – $140
Monday, March 12th @ 7pm vs. Winnipeg Jets – Seats 3 & 4 – $140
Friday, March 16th @ 7pm vs. New York Islanders – Seats 3 & 4 – $140
Friday, March 30th @ 7pm vs. Carolina Hurricanes – Seats 1 & 2 – $130
Saturday, April 7th @ 7pm vs. New Jersey Devils – Seats 1 & 2 – $160

Discounted Tickets Available Right at Your Fingertips

R&W members have the ability to purchase discounted tickets for Theme Parks and Attractions, Broadway and Vegas shows, and Movie Theaters all over the country.  Sign-up to be an R&W member online for $9.  Once registered click on Member Discounts and then click the link for TicketsAtWork.

Let the Ghoul Times Roll at Local Amusement Parks this Halloween

Take part in the thrills and chills at local amusement parks, Fridays – Sundays, as Halloween approaches. R&W members have the ability to purchase discounted tickets for parks and attractions. Sign-up to be an R&W member online at www.govemployee.com/nih for $9. Once registered click on Member Discounts and then click the link for TicketsAtWork, participating parks and other tickets will be available once you register with TicketsAtWork.

Fear is Waiting for You at Kings Dominion’s Halloween Haunt and Carowinds’ Scarowinds

Terror lurks around every corner at the annual Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion (VA) and Carowinds’ Scarowinds (NC). From the thrilling rides to the frightful attractions, you’re in for some extreme screams. Are you brave enough to venture through 8 mazes, 5 scare zones, or sit in the fright zone during thrilling shows? Over 400 monsters will descend upon the park each night of haunt at 7pm. The little ones can visit The Great Pumpkin Fest for Peanuts characters, petting zoos, pumpkin decorating and more.

Six Flags Fright Fest

It’s a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun. Fright Fest offers a variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park. The stuff of nightmares lurk around every corner as the dark of night washes over the park. The ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals. BEWARE! There is no place to hide!

At Busch Gardens Hallow-O-Scream What You See, You Soon Will Be

Enjoy your favorite rides, roller coasters, attractions and fall décor during the day because at 6pm the park brings the spirit of Halloween to life, becoming home to a host of creepy creatures hungry for unsuspecting victims. Fear abounds in the collection of elaborate haunted houses, immersive themed Terror-tories ™, and darkly entertaining live shows. It’s a spooky holiday experience you won’t want to miss.

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place

Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place as the park transforms into a family-friendly Halloween haven! Come in costume and enjoy special Halloween-themed shows, soar, swing, fly and cruise on Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, and see everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume! Everyone will love the Neighborhood Street Party Halloween Parade which features ten floats decked out for the season with music and dancing and features exciting performances about Halloween fun including trick-or-treating, dressing in costume and doing the “Jack-O-Lantern Jump”!  See the special night time version of the parade, every Saturday at 8pm during Spooktacular, as the sky lights up with not-too-spooky Halloween-colored lighting!

Movies at Theaters Across the Country

As an R&W member you have the ability to see the summer’s biggest blockbusters at a discounted price.  Tickets available to the following theaters: Regal, AMC, Cinemark, Century, CineArts, Tinseltown, Angelika Film Center and Cafe, Bow Tie, Edwards, Harkins, Hollywood, Malco, Marcus, Reading, Showcase, United Artists, and Wehrenberg.

Broadway, Cirque, Vegas, and More!

There’s nothing quite like seeing a stage performance live and in person.  Thanks to the R&W and TicketsAtWork, R&W members can see almost any show they want.  Purchase discount tickets to a variety of Cirque Du Soleil shows nationwide.  Prefer a Broadway play?  We’ve got you covered!  Tickets are available for The Book of Mormon, Cats, The Lion King, Wicked and many more.  If you’re heading to Vegas take in a different show for every night of the week.  Whether you’re looking for Family Friendly (Blue Man Group or Terry Fator), Concert (Britney Spears: Piece of Me), Comedy (Carrot Top and Marc Savard Comedy Hypnosis), Adult (Chippendales), Broadway (Menopause the Musical), or Magic (Criss Angel Mindfreak and Matt Franco) you’re bound to find something you’ll want to see.

Purchase Tickets to Theme Parks and Attractions Across the US

R&W members can purchase tickets to Theme Parks and Attractions in nearly half of the US year-round.  In addition to nationwide attractions like Disney, Universal Studios, Six Flags, Sea World, Busch Gardens, Madame Tussauds, Medieval Times, Legoland and Legoland Discover Center, members can also visit:

AZ: Sea Life and Wet ‘n Wild Phoenix

CA: Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak City, Great America and Boomerang Bay, Gilroy Gardens, San Diego Zoo, Pier 39, Aquarium of the Bay and of the Pacific, California Academy of Sciences, Exploratorium, USS Midway Museum, Wet ‘n Wild Palm Springs, Waterworld California, Raging Waters and Snow Summit Bike Park

CT: Lake Compounce Family Theme and Water Park

FL: Fun Spot America, Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, Sea Life Orlando, Zoo Miami, Miami Seaquarium, Rapids Water Park, Adventure Island, Coco Key Water Park, Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon, Jet Boat Miami, Perez Art Museum, and Jungle Island

GA: Georgia Aquarium and Bodies: The Exhibition

HI: Sea Life

IL: Skydeck Chicago, 360 Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Children’s Museum, and Santa’s Village

KS: World of Fun and Oceans of Fun, and Sea Life KC

MA: Discovery Center, New England Aquarium, and Jimmy Peak Mountain Adventure Park

MI: Michigan’s Adventure, Sea Life, and Wildwater Adventure

MN: Nickelodeon Universe, Valleyfair and Soak City, Sea Life, and Crayola Experience

NC: Carowinds, Biltmore Estate, and Sea Life

NH: Water Country, Wildcat Mountain Resort, Attitash Mountain Resort, and Cranmore Mountain

NJ: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, iPlay America, and Clementon Park and Splash World

NY: One World and Empire State Observatories, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Adventure Aquarium, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Bronx and Central Park Zoos, Wonderworks, Sourced Adventures White Water Rafting and Long Island Wine Tour

OH: Cedar Point, Kings Island and Soak City, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

OK: Frontier City and White Water Bay

PA: Hershey Park, Sesame Place, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, Kennywood, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, Dutch Wonderland, One Liberty Observation Deck, Crayola Experience, and Adventure Aquarium

SC: Legends in Concert, Wonderworks, and SC Aquarium

TN: Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country, Graceland Tours, Ripley’s (Aquarium of the Smokies, Believe It or Not Odditorium, Mini-Golf, Guinness World Records Museum, Haunted Adventure, and Moving Theater), The Wonders of Magic, and Wonderworks

TX: Sea Life, Forth Worth Zoo, Reunion Tower Geo-Deck, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, and Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort

VA: Water Country USA, Kings Dominion, Ocean Breeze Waterpark, and Sourced Adventures VA Wine Tour

VT: Jay Peak Pump House

WI: Noah’s Ark Water Park

Washington DC: Newseum


Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, the third oldest zoo in the country.  Located on 160-plus acres, the zoo is home to more than 1,500 birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, representing nearly 200 species.  New this year are two grizzly bears and a bobcat exhibit   For an additional fee visitors can also ride the carousel, take a train ride and ride camels.  Tickets to a day of fun at the zoo can be purchased at the R&W stores in Bldg. 31 or Rockledge.

Adult Tickets – $15 (reg. $18)
Child Tickets – $12 (reg. $14)

National Aquarium in Baltimore Tickets Are BACK!!!

R&W is again offering discount tickets to the National Aquarium in Baltimore.  Tickets may be purchased online and an e-ticket will be sent directly to you which you can print out and redeem at the Will Call window at the Aquarium’s ticket center.  Sign-in or join the R&W as a Preferred Member and purchase your tickets here.

Gift Shop Locations

Rockledge I. Rm. 4202
6705 Rockledge Dr. Bethesda, MD 20817
  Building 31 Rm. 1W08
31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday

NIH Stores :

Bldg. 31 8:30am – 3:45pm
Rockledge 8am – 3:45pm