Because of the federal government delay, first entry into the site will be at 11 a.m. March 6. The Museum and Petersen House will be open. The Theatre is closed for rehearsal. The Center for Education and Leadership will remain closed through March 8. The phone system for Ford's Theatre Society is currently down due to a maintenance issue.
Other Lincoln Sites
Learn more about Lincoln and this era of American history with these memorials, museums and other historic sites:
The Lincoln Memorial, a monument to the 16th president, is located on the National Mall and features a marble statue of a seated President Lincoln, as well as murals representing freedom, justice, unity, brotherhood and charity.
This cottage at the Soldiers’ Home served as the Lincoln family residence during some of his presidency.
This facility chronicles the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln, and includes a library, archive and museum, providing visitors and scholars alike access to an extensive collection of historical materials.
The Lincolns spent 17 years in this house, the first and only home purchased by Abraham Lincoln.
This Web site, produced by the Indiana office of Tourism Development, lists Lincoln-related events and attractions.
This Web site provides information and resources about Lincoln’s birthplace.
This library, located at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee, is home to a vast collection of Civil War and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia.