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The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre is a working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center. The theatre produces musicals and plays reflecting the unique, diverse...more
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We were only spending a quick day in D.C., so we didn't want to run the risk of not getting into the Theatre when it worked with our schedule, so we went ahead & reserved tickets the night before (It costs $3/ticket), however if you...More
Excellent tour of the theater and an extensive history lesson, not simply of the assassination, but if the politics leading up to Lincoln’s election and his inaugurations.
The one-man show done as a soliloquy by the soldier who shot Booth was both unexpected and riveting....More
If your visiting D.C. for the history then you will enjoy this place. Get there early to get tickets. When we got there, there was already a long line. We stood in line while another person in our party went to get our tickets. So...More
In all my trips to DC I have never been to the Ford's Theatre and I have to say it was worth it. We got there late and didn't get the guided tour so not really sure what we missed out on there but just...More
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The easiest way is to order them online at their website and pick them up at the will call window. We went to the theater and then across the street to the Home that he died in. The line there may look long, but it goes... More
The easiest way is to order them online at their website and pick them up at the will call window. We went to the theater and then across the street to the Home that he died in. The line there may look long, but it goes really fast.