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Ford's Theatre

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 and museum are currently 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.

The Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits remain closed.

Facility Amenities
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
Rooftop Bar
N/A
Group Maximum
655
Group Minimum
10
Rate Type
under $12
Length of Tour
1-2 Hours
Open to public?
1
Distance to Conv Center
6.5 Blocks Blocks
Distance to Metro
1 Blocks Blocks
Discount
Military Discounts
Metro Station
Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Gallery Pl-Chinatown, Metro Center
Parking
Self
Valet
N/A
Pool
None
Metro Line
Blue, Orange, Red, Green, Yellow, Silver
Payment Options
American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa
HoOper-Monday
Closed
HoOper-Tuesday
Closed
HoOper-Wednesday
10 a.m.-1 p.m.;2 p.m.-5 p.m.
HoOper-Thursday
10 a.m.-1 p.m.;2 p.m.-5 p.m.
HoOper-Friday
10 a.m.-1 p.m.;2 p.m.-5 p.m.
HoOper-Saturday
10 a.m.-1 p.m.;2 p.m.-5 p.m.
HoOper-Sunday
10 a.m.-1 p.m.;2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Website for "Health & Safety Policy"
https://www.fords.org/visit/welcome-back/
Website for COVID-19 response
https://www.fords.org/visit/welcome-back/
Employee Safety Requirements
Mask Required, Daily Temperature Checks, Regular Health Screenings
Visitor Safety Requirements
Mask Required, Mask Provided
Visitor Ticketing Requirements
Timed Tickets Required
Modified Hoursb
Yes
No Contact Servicesb
Yes
Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers
Yes
Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits
Yes
Limited Elevator Occupancy
Yes
Social Distance Markings/Signage
Yes
Social Distance Furniture Configurations
Yes
Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations
Yes
CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures
Yes
Virtual Events
Yes
Health Related Staff Training
Yes
Gift Shop Open (If Applicable)
Yes
Party Size Restrictions for non-group visitors
Yes
511 10th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
Contact

(202) 347-4833 / (202) 638-1001 fax or onstage () fords ! org

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