Site Closed: May 24

The Ford's Theatre National Historic Site will be closed on Friday, May 24, 2019, for maintenance. This includes the museum, theatre, Petersen House and the Aftermath Exhibits in the Center for Education and Leadership.


Tickets for Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Events & Programs For
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Ranger Talk Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

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

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Ranger Talk Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

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

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Ranger Talk Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

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

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Ranger Talk Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

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

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Ranger Talk Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

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

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
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
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Investigation: Detective McDevitt
This walking tour is rain or shine and does not enter the historic site.
Ford's Theatre
511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004

Into the Woods
Ford's Theatre
511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004

Our Offerings

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

  • Into the Woods

    March 8 to May 22, 2019

    Performances

    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.

  • 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.

  • Stand Up: Be Heard

    Thursday, May 23, at 7:00 p.m.

    Join orators from Ford’s Theatre Education Programs as they present "Stand Up: Be Heard" on the historic Ford’s Theatre stage!

  • 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.

  • A Christmas Carol

    November 21, 2019, to January 1, 2020

    Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption.

  • Silent Sky

    January 24 to February 23, 2020

    This inspiring drama explores the determination, passion and sacrifice of the women who redefined our understanding of the cosmos.

  • Guys and Dolls

    March 13 to May 20, 2020

    In this beloved 1950s musical comedy, dice-slinging gamblers, pious missionaries and glamorous show girls come together for a light-hearted romp through New York.