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  • Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
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    Address: 511 10th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004, United States Show on map

About Ford's Theatre, Washington D. C.

This well-known and in fact infamous site is an interesting place to see in Washington D.C. It is a wonderful theatre and of you happen to be going for a play it is certainly a treat to see. The hall is ornately decorated and pristine and the old-worldly charm of the place has been well preserved.

However, it isn’t the concerts and events but the history that makes this place so well known. It is the historic site where the US President Abraham Lincoln was shot at. A detailed exhibit of the life and times of Lincoln has been set up here to commemorate him in this place. The Lincoln book tower which is a collection  of books about Lincoln arranged on a spiral also finds a place in this theatre. History lovers will certainly have a field day in this famous place.

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  • The recently updated museum is amazing. Well displayed and extremely informative. There was a great balance between different media for conveying the information. Be aware that the theater may not always be open for viewing, but if that's the case you should still stay and see the museum (which is the most interesting part!). Also be sure to go to the house across the way, which also has some amazing displays. One of my favorite stops in DC!

  • I saw Ragtime, which was absolutely amazing! The space itself is gorgeous. The stage and seating is well situated. The sound was superb. I was in the first balcony, right in the middle. These were amazing seats! There were refreshments available during intermission. The people working hat were a bit rude but I think it was because they were busy. The history part was full of information. Personally, history is not my thing so I just looked at the pieces and pictures. It was nice to look at while waiting.

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  • Very informative and well done museum. Wish we would have been able to see the small play but they only had 1 showing the weekend we were there and there was only 1 ticket remaining. Definitely worth the time, the museum can be a little tough to navigate since they let everyone in at the same time so everyone wants to start at the beginning of the timeline and work their way around which causes congestion. The line was really long to get into the Peterson house and the exhibits that went with it but it was neat to see the artifacts and goes into a lot of detail about Lincoln's career, personal life, and assassination.

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  • We visited on the anniversary of Lincoln's assassination. I was hoping for some sort of special... something... to commemorate it. No such luck. The museum below was incredibly informative and well-designed. The theatre itself was nice and small, which I appreciate. And the show... Ragtime was playing while we were there. SO. GOOD.

  • What a great tour! Being allowed to take your time and not being pushed from Exhibit to exhibit was really refreshing. The reverence felt for Abraham Lincoln by the staff was very palpable. Thank you for a great Time.

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