Because of elevator repair work scheduled for July 11 through July 14, 2016, the Ford’s Theatre Museum and the balcony levels of Ford’s Theatre will not have elevator access.


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Step back in time to April 14, 1865, the day of Lincoln’s assassination…
Hear the crowds in the theatre…

See the view from the President’s Box…

Listen to the actor who was on stage when it happened…

Experience all of this and more on our Acoustiguide, an audio tour featuring additional stories, character voices, sound effects and historic photos. Get an in-depth look at Lincoln’s presidency and assassination. Understand the lasting legacy of Lincoln’s presidency. Absorb the immense impact of his assassination.

Both adult and youth (ages 8 and up) versions are available.

Price: $5
(plus applicable ticket fees)

Reserve online
when you book your timed entry tickets. Groups should contact our Group Sales Team. You can also reserve an Acoustiguide in person at the Ford’s Theatre Box Office when you arrive for your visit (based on availability).