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Ford's Theatre & Lincoln Museum

5Ford's Theatre11 10th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (202) 347-4833, 1-800-899-2367

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Ford's Theatre is the site of the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.  The restored 19th-century theatre features fine musical and dramatic theater. The renovated museum tells the story of Lincoln's assassination through more than 400 historic objects.  Also part of the tour is the home across the street from the theatre where Lincoln was brought after being shot and where he later died. Open: daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. except for matinees/rehearsals and Christmas. For tour information call the National Park Service at (202) 426-6924. Admission: Free Metro: Metro Center Related Links: NPS Ford's Theatre

 

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