Ford's Theatre

511 Tenth Street NW Washington DC 20004 at E Street NW
Goldstar
4.4 by 2435 members
Ford's Theatre 4.442217659137579 out of 5 2435

Accessibility

Accessible or ADA seating is regularly available. Please contact us after buying tickets by replying to your confirmation email to make arrangements.

Wheelchair accessible seating is available at this venue.

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About Ford's Theatre

A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center, Ford’s Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, D.C., to explore and celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s ideals and leadership principles: courage, integrity, tolerance, equality and creative expression. On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln visited Ford’s and was shot by John Wilkes Booth; he died the next morning in the Petersen House, a boarding house located across the street. Ford’s Theatre remained closed for more than 100 years. The stately downtown D.C. building officially reopened in 1968 as a national historic site and working theatre.

Advisories

Some seats in the theater have a slightly obstructed view.

367 Ford's Theatre Tips

  • Casual 3
  • Take public transit 4
  • Park in lot 1
  • Dine before you go 2
Genny
26 events
18 reviews
16 stars
Come early to visit the museum.
Leslie Weisman
133 events
21 reviews
18 stars
I wore The air conditioning is set very low, so if you're sensitive to the cold, bring warm clothing..
trafficsucks
28 events
21 reviews
2 stars
The weather was windy. I wore a sweater, pants, and shoes.
Gardener
25 events
21 reviews
1 stars
Ford's Theatre is an easy walk from Metro Center.
Roberta Rubin Sherman
26 events
15 reviews
11 stars
Although we wanted to take Metro which is only two blocks away, they were doing track work and it would have taken us too long. There are numerous parking garages in the area. The lot next to the theater is the most expensive at $30, but just two blocks away, we paid $10.
Roberta Rubin Sherman
26 events
15 reviews
11 stars
The theater is right in the heart of the theater district. Between Warner and Verizon Center so there are lots of places to eat
Roberta Rubin Sherman
26 events
15 reviews
11 stars
The weather was rainy. I wore casual pants and a top.

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