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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
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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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  • We were really excited to go here so whatever we saw we were pleased. Everyone was very welcoming and nice. Getting tickets was easy too and once we got in it was beautiful. They have so much information and interesting facts. The place is well taken care of and they make sure everyone follows the rules to keep it that way. The theater itself is obviously refurbished, but it was still awesome to be in. The man who was speaking to us about the timeline of Lincoln really knew his stuff and was funny as well. All and all we had a great time and we suck enjoyed our time here.

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  • More to see than you think. This was a great active theater/museum. The historical implications is immense and there is so much to see. The timeline and audio tour is imperative. Don't forget to visit the Peterson House across the street.

  • The theater has been restored to it's appearance when President Lincoln was assassinated and meticulously preserved since. I highly recommend the historic tour with the National Park Service a ranger will be on site to answer questions and you'll be free to roam around the theater at your own pace. Tickets are limited however so you'll want to plan this excursion well in advance. It was a highlight to our trip to Washington DC.

  • 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!

  • Self guided, love that. The Peterson House only allows 15 ppl at a time which can make lines long. The theatre is beautiful and seeing Lincoln and his family in different photos other than online makes it worth it

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