R&W Shopping & Tickets

Check out our new R&W Online Store!

R&W Online Store

Make sure to stop by your local R&W giftstore to pick up a gift for that special someone. Available items include balloons, cards, candy, stuffed animals and more!!! Also, for those last minute flower needs, stop by the CRC Store and pick up a beautiful arrangement from Suburban Florist.

R&W Store Inventory Closings

Please Note, the R&W annual inventory will take place
June 29th and 30th.  Gift shops whose inventory is taken on Monday, June 29th will close at 12:30pm while the Gift shops whose inventory will be taken on Tuesday, June 30th will be opening late; we hope to open by 12:30pm.  The exact store inventory schedule will be listed in the June R&W Newsletter.  We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Postbac T-shirts

Last year, designs were submitted for voting amongst the postbac community. The R&W is happy to announce that the winning design will be featured on short-sleeve and long-sleeve shirts, which will be sold through all R&W stores. Stop by to pick up yours up today!

May Sale

NIH Down Coat Sale! All down coats are now $64.95!

New Arrivals

NIH Kids t-shirts, NIH Logo Apparel, Stuffies

Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th.  Be sure to stop in at your local R&W Store and pick up that special gift for mom. Whether it’s a summer scarf, jewelry, box of candy, or a card; the R&W is here to make your Mother’s Day special.

Nurse’s Week

May 6th – 12th is National Nurses’ Week. The R&W carries a variety of gifts to help recognize that special nurse in your life. Let the R&W help you say Thank You to someone who has made a difference.

Flowers at CRC

R&W has partnered with Suburban Florist to bring flower service back to the CRC.  Quick pick-me-up flowers will be available for purchase daily.  Customers will also be able to order larger bouquets and arrangements for same day delivery.  Please see the CRC store employees for more details.

Tom’s Dry Cleaning – Now Available

Have you used our dry cleaning service available at the R&W stores in Bldg. 31, Bldg. 10 CRC, and Rockledge?  Dry cleaning is picked-up from and delivered to the store every Monday and Thursday.  Laundry service is $2.20 and dry cleaning is $6.75 and up.
Receive a 10% discount on all Coats you have dry cleaned in April.

National Theatre Tickets

Newsies – $95.00, Saturday, June 20, 2015 @ 2pm

Call the Activities Desk at 301-496-4600 or go to any R&W store to purchase.

Capitals Playoff Ticket Auction

While the hockey season conclude in April, the Washington Capitals are currently sitting in a position where they would make the playoffs.  If they do, the R&W will have 4 tickets to every home game they play.  If you’d like to participate in an auction for either or both, email David Browne at browned2@mail.nih.gov.

New 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. 

Celebrating 10 Years of Nationals Baseball in DC

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since the Montreal Expos relocated to the capital of the US.  The Nationals will honor a variety of moments in the team’s history with giveaways and other celebrations and you can take part with tickets from the R&W, located in the Club Level, Section 219, Row D.  After a quick exit from the playoffs last year, the Nats have overhauled their bullpen and added another Cy Young winner in Max Scherzer to a starting rotation that already included Strasburg, Zimmerman, Gio, and Fister. This team is built to win NOW!  Catch a game from the R&W’s seats, which are located to avoid the hot sun or avoid getting wet during a rain delay.  See the Nationals host division rivals the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies and other teams from around the majors.  Tickets for Nats games, located in Section 219, Row D can be purchased online at http://www.fedesp.com/mg/leasure/tickets.html for $110 per pair.  You must be an R&W member, $9 fee, to purchase tickets and can do that online as well at http://www.fedesp.com/nih/rw-services/membership/.

AL East Champion Orioles Look to Repeat Their Magic of 2014

The Orioles are coming off a season which saw them reach the American League Championship series before their magical season came to an end.  With 3B Manny Machado, C Matt Wieters and 1B Chris Davis healthy and hopefully returning to form, the Orioles are looking to take their game to another level. Purchase tickets thru R&W, which are only 2 rows from the field.  The R&W has tickets for you to see the Orioles host the Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels, the Toronto Blue Jays and more.  Tickets are available for purchase online at http://www.fedesp.com/mg/leasure/tickets.html. Tickets are located in Section 14, Row 2 and are $70 per pair for most games and $100 for remaining Boston Red Sox games.  What will your Orioles Magic moment be?  To purchase tickets you must be an R&W member, $9 fee, which can be bought online at http://www.fedesp.com/nih/rw-services/membership/.

Regal and AMC Movie Tickets

R&W Members can purchase movie tickets for Regal or AMC Theaters at most R&W store locations.  These tickets can be used to see any movie to which passes are accepted.  Tickets are $8.50, however there is an extra fee, at the theatre, for 3D and IMAX movies.

Kings Dominion’s Soak City Reaches Hurricane Heights

In addition to all the great shows and thrilling rides at Kings Dominion, this year they are expanding on their 20-acre water park which will open May 23rd.  The expansion features elements that spell fun for the whole family including a mega water slide complex, a family-friendly splash zone, expanded cabana accommodations, amenities that will enhance the overall water park experience for guests.      Hurricane Heights, the 65-foot tall slide complex features three thrilling new attractions: Paradise Plunge, where thrill-seekers step into one of three chambers and wait for the floor to drop, sending them in a high-speed, almost vertical free fall through a series of loops and s-curves in a translucent flume; Aqua Blast sends riders twisting and spiraling thru an enclosed chute featuring four intense 360-degree loops across 449 feet of slide before they’re dropped out into a pool of water; and a wet and wild adventure will await guests on Thunder Falls as they climb into a single or double raft before being launched down a series of intense drops and turns.  Splash Island will be a place for younger guests and their parents and will double the current size of the children’s options available in WaterWorks including small slides designed for young children and multiple jets of streaming water that spray up from the ground, as well as overhead.  Splash Island will also offer options for parents and family members looking to relax and soak up the sun in the adjacent lounge area while they watch the children play.  Soak City will continue to be available at no extra charge for Kings Dominion visitors. Tickets for Kings Dominion will be available at R&W stores in late-April or early-May.

Hershey Park


From fun rides to family friendly environment such as seeing chocolate made at Chocolate World, viewing over 200 animals in ZooAmerica, and relaxing your cares away at The Boardwalk, Hershey Park has it all.  This year Hershey Park adds Laff Trakk, the first indoor, spinning, glow-coaster in the US.  This family friendly house of laughs spins riders thru an exciting adventure of sights and sounds complete with glimpses of colorful characters, a dizzying hall of mirrors, and more! Laff Trakk is the fun house of the 21st century, offering a new experience with every ride.  Tickets to Hershey Park will be available online in May.

 It’s Time to Let the Good Times Roll at Six Flags America

Whether you want to ride roller coaster, relax in Hurricane Harbor, or hang with Bugs Bunny and other Looney Tunes characters, Six Flags America has a little of something for everybody.  New this year is Bourbon Street Fireball, a seven story, chaotic looping roller coaster, will be unlike anything you have ever experienced.  This sizzling steel monster towers over the Mardi Gras section of the park, delivering 360-degree thrills to those who are brave enough to ride!  Riders will rock back and forth in a uniquely designed train that will reverse direction mid-loop, then hang suspended upside down just long enough to catch their breath before this fireball finally shoots riders thru a series of heart pounding full-circle revolutions.  If stage shows are more your thing, take in the new Legends of the Arena: A Gladiator Stunt Show, LOL an improv show, Kids Club Dance Party, or The Looney Tunes Talent Show.  Purchase tickets at any R&W store. Prices available in Ticket Grid below.

Visit the Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Purchase Tickets At R&W

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, the third oldest zoo in the country, is a160-plus acre zoo with an animal collection that encompasses more than 1,500 birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, representing nearly 200 species. New this year is an African penguin habitat, called Penguin Coast, which provides an enhanced natural environment designed to reflect the South African home of these unique coastal birds.  Among other enhancements, this new exhibit space allows guests to get closer than ever to this amazing and endangered species.   Penguin Coast will dramatically change the landscape and feel of the Zoo.  Located between Polar Bear Watch and African Journey, this new habitat is a featured destination easily accessible right in the center of all other exhibits. Tickets to a day of fun at the zoo can be purchased at the R&W.  Prices available in Ticket Grid below.

Tickets for Sale!

Winter Tickets

 **To purchase, email David Browne at nihrw@mail.nih.gov.

Gift Shop Locations

Building 10
Rm. B1C06, 10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
Building 10 CRC
Rm. 1N-2582, 10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
Building 31
Rm. 1W08, 31 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
Rockledge I.
Rm. 4202 6705 Rockledge Dr.
Bethesda, MD 20817
1325 East-West Hwy – Plaza Level
Silver Spring, MD 20910
200 Independence Ave. 8th Floor
SW Washington, DC

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday

NIH Stores at the main campus:

Bldg. 10, 31, CRC 8am – 3:45pm
Rockledge 8am – 3:45pm