Government Shutdown Update

During the government shutdown, the Aftermath Exhibits in the Center for Education and Leadership will be open for daytime visitation. The historic site (theatre, museum, Petersen House) will be closed for daytime visitation. Performances of "Twelve Angry Men" will go on as scheduled.


Tickets for Thursday, January 17, 2019

Events & Programs For
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
The following experiences are not available at this entry time: Museum, Theatre Walkthrough, Petersen House
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Select Another Day

Our Offerings

At Ford’s, you can step into America’s past while finding meaningful connections to our world today.

  • Twelve Angry Men

    January 18 to February 17, 2019

    Behind closed doors, tensions run high as a lone juror argues the innocence of a teenager accused of murder.

  • Lincoln Oratory Festival

    February 5 and 6, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to noon

    Special Events, For Teachers, Free Events

    Join us for the Lincoln Oratory Festival. In honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, students from 3rd through 8th grade classrooms aross the metro D.C. area perform a selection of his most historic speeches…

  • Into the Woods

    March 8 to May 22, 2019

    In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairytales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch's curse in hopes of having a child of their own.

  • Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium

    March 16, 2019

    History, Special Events, Free Events

    The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, at Ford’s Theatre.

  • Guided Tours

    Select Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

    History, Guided Tour

    Take an intimate, guided tour of the historic Ford’s Theatre. Explore the events surrounding President Lincoln’s assassination.

  • One Destiny

    Spring and Summer

    History, Performances

    In this one-act play, learn about Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. You can see One Destiny as part of a historic site visit during the spring and summer.

  • Investigation: Detective McDevitt

    March-October

    History, Guided Tour, Performances

    Join Detective James McDevitt on a walking tour as he investigates the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy and the events of April 14 and 15, 1865.

  • August Wilson's Fences

    September 27-October 27, 2019

    Performances

    Part of August Wilson’s 10-play Century Cycle, "Fences" depicts the life of Troy Maxson, a former Negro League baseball star now scraping by as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh.