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Ford's Theatre



Where Lincoln's Legacy Lives.

A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum, and learning center. Ford's Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, DC, to explore the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and celebrate the American experience. The site of Lincoln's assassination in April 1865, Ford's Theatre offers visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in America's past while revealing meaningful connections to today.

The theatre, museum, Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits are open for daytime visits that educate patrons about Civil War Washington and Lincoln's life, assassination and legacy. Highlights of a Ford's Theatre visit include artifacts related to the Lincoln assassination conspiracy and exhibits exploring Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War.

  • Live Music
  • ADA Compliant
  • Open to public
  • Produce public facing events?
  • ADA compliant
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Modified Hours
  • Wheelchair Ramp
  • Elevator
  • 32-Inch-Wide Doorway
  • Adequate/Additional Lighting
  • Sensory-Friendly Options
Meeting Space Details

Inside Reception Capacity: Array

Distance to Metro

1 Blocks

Distance to Conv Center

6.50 Blocks

Pool

None

Group Maximum

655

Length of Tour

1-2 Hours

Discount

Military Discounts

Metro Station

Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Gallery Pl-Chinatown, Metro Center

Parking

Self

Valet

N/A

Metro Line

Blue, Orange, Red, Green, Yellow, Silver

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa

Website for "Health & Safety Policy"
Website for COVID-19 response
Employee Safety Requirements

Mask Required, Daily Temperature Checks, Regular Health Screenings

Visitor Safety Requirements

Mask Required, Mask Provided

Visitor Ticketing Requirements

Timed Tickets Required

CONTACT

511 10th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
United States

(202) 347-4833

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