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I purchased tickets for $3 and it included the museum, Peterson house, exhibits and a ranger held talk about the theater and assassination.
The house is 4 stories (has elevator) full of all things Lincoln including a book tower made from every book ever written...More
Located across the street from Ford's Theatre this house is where the President was carried after being shot. He died here the following morning. The furnishings are accurate for the time but not original.
We did not tour the Petersen House last year because it was closed for renovations. We were excited to tour it this year. The tour of the house itself is very short because there are only three small rooms to see. Of particular note, of...More
You need to purchase tickets at Ford theater and it can come with a tour of this. It’s great to see where the President died and learn about what happened after he passed. From funeral train to the huge pile of books written about him...More
This is just across the street from the Ford Theatre where President Lincoln was shot. There are two original beds in separate rooms. The first is where Abe was first laid and then later moved to the back bedroom.
The Peterson boarding house has the room where Lincoln died after being shot in Ford's theatre. There is also a lincoln museum in the same building. This museum is much larger than it used to be. Lot's of interesting exhibits. I liked this one better...More