The Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, including the Museum, Theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership, will be closed on the following dates: May 20, 2013; June 2, 2013; and June 5, 2013.
About the Bicentennial Campaign
To date, the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Campaign has raised more than $52 million dollars, dramatically improving the infrastructure and audience amenities of the theatre and creating an engaging museum exhibition that connects people from all walks of life to the 16th President.
You are invited to take part in this historic effort by helping us to conclude The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Campaign. Click on the opportunities below to learn how you can contribute and be recognized for your invaluable support.
The final step of Ford’s Theatre’s most significant renovation and expansion in its history is the Center for Education and Leadership. Construction ws completed and the new building opened in February 2012. The new Center will be located across the street from the theatre and adjacent to the Petersen House, where Lincoln died. The center will house three floors of museum exhibition space, administrative offices and educational facilities. Here the visitor will continue to explore the lasting effect Lincoln’s presidency and its untimely end have had on citizens of every nation.
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