Tips for Ford's Theatre

511 Tenth Street NW Washington DC 20004 at E Street NW
4.4 by 1802 members
Ford's Theatre 4.417924528301888 out of 5 1802

349 Ford's Theatre Tips

  • Take public transit 1
  • Dine before you go 2
3 events
3 reviews
1 stars
The Spy Museum is close by. We did both and had a perfect day.
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2 events
1 review
1 stars
Get there early as your ticket allows you to visit the museum downstairs....
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37 events
24 reviews
10 stars
Give yourself time to visit the museum downstairs.
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43 events
16 reviews
4 stars
We had a lovely dinner at Asia Nine, which is just around the corner from the theater.
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19 events
8 reviews
12 stars
Tons of eating places. We ate at Asia Nine which was around the corner. Very reasonable: appetizer [shared], wine, 2 entrees - including tip $55.00. Excellent food, excellent ambience & cloth covered tables.
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19 events
8 reviews
12 stars
There is street parking and parking lots. We got there early and there were spots available.
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19 events
8 reviews
12 stars
The weather was OK, rainy then fine. I wore black jeans, black turtle neck under a white pullover shrug. .
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
Boston across the street. Great.
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26 events
6 reviews
18 stars
We dined at Bistro D`Oc across the street. Yummy French cuisine and fast service.
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Marcia Taylor
6 events
5 reviews
0 stars
Parking is always an adventure downtown. We parked very easily in the adjacent parking garage, but had a little trouble getting into it to leave...beautiful evening, folks on street getting parking tickets... all's well that ends well.
Driving Miss Daisy
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8 events
4 reviews
0 stars
On weekends it costs $15 to park in the garage adjacent to the Theater
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16 events
4 reviews
16 stars
We enjoyed a visit to the portrait gallery and a great lunch at the Kogod atrium there
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36 events
7 reviews
2 stars
If you get there early you can go to the fords theater museum.
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19 events
8 reviews
17 stars
But available right next to the theater. After 5 it's much cheaper but expect to pay $23 on a matinee weekday.
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4 events
1 review
1 stars
JAG
28 events
14 reviews
14 stars
The show is only 1hoir and 40 minutes, so if you time it right you could do 2-hour on-street parking.
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25 events
17 reviews
2 stars
The weather was Sunny and unseasonably warm. I wore slacks and sneakers and a light jacket.
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42 events
18 reviews
11 stars
There is no shortage of places to eat with in easy walking distance. On the weekends you may want reservations.
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42 events
18 reviews
11 stars
Be fore warned that more than 1/3 or the rear orchestra seats at Ford's Theater are what I call "partially obstructed." Expect to have a column in you're line of site nearly every where. I wasn't happy with my seat at all but there plenty of empties and I changes seats at intermission.
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10 events
7 reviews
4 stars
Parked right at the Ford Theater parking lot for $12.
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