Ford's Theatre

Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., Washington, United States | Theatre

Welcome to Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., United States. The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Lincoln, Ford?s Theatre holds a unique place in United States history. The Theatre has enthralled millions of visitors since its reopening in 1968, and it is one of the most visited sites in the nation?s capital.
Ford?s Theatre?s mission is to celebrate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and to explore the American experience through Theatre and education. The Ford?s Theatre Society works to present the Theatre?s nearly one million visitors each year with a high quality historic and cultural experience. Their work is what makes this vibrant historic site an important tool for promoting the ideals of leadership, humanity and wisdom espoused by Abraham Lincoln.
As Ford?s Theatre approaches the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln?s birth, the institution has renewed its commitment to presenting world-class Theatre. Within the near future, Ford?s Theatre will be recognized as a major center for learning, where people of all ages can examine the events of that fateful evening in 1865 and experience the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Ford?s Theatre is a working Theatre. Visitors are invited inside the Theatre, where they can watch a performance and learn more about President Lincoln and the night of his assassination.
We look forward to welcoming you to Ford's Theatre, Washington D.C., United States.

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511 Tenth Street, NW, Washington, DC
Washington D.C.
United States
(202) 347-4833
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