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.
Virtual Field Trip with Discovery Education
Ford’s Theatre partnered with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms nationwide, to take students on an interactive virtual field trip to the national historic landmark and working theatre. This unique learning experience gives students an exclusive opportunity to tour the historic site, explore the leadership and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, and learn the story of the president’s assassination and its impact on American history.
Virtual Field Trip Live Q&A
Still have questions about President Lincoln, Ford’s Theatre or the assassination? Ford’s Education Staff answered student questions on April 14, 2016 in this 60-minute Q&A
Download this pdf of activities to enhance your classroom experience and prepare your students for the virtual field trip and to reflect on Lincoln's legacy.
Discover the life, legacy and leadership values of Lincoln with these interactive resources.