Statement from Our Director

An update from Director Paul R. Tetreault on anti-racist work and the 2020-2021 season at Ford’s Theatre.

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Tickets for Sunday, November 1, 2020

Events & Programs For
Sunday, November 1, 2020

Safety Requirements for Historic Site Visits

Ford's Theatre is requiring masks for all visitors ages 3+. Advance tickets are required. Review our requirements for social distancing, contact tracing and hygiene on our Welcome Back page.

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theatre
511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theatre
511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theatre
511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theatre
511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
Ford's Theatre
511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004

Entry Time

Historic Site Visit
Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
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.

  • Cabinet Conversations

    Live Streaming Events

    History, Virtual

    Join us live as we stream interviews with scholars, artists and other thought leaders as they think aloud about the future of the arts, civics and history.

  • Guided Virtual Tour

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    Ford’s Edu takes you on a virtual tour of Ford’s Theatre and Civil War Washington. For grades 3 and up.

  • Inside the Petersen House

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    The Petersen House is known as the place where President Lincoln died. But have you ever wondered about the people who lived there? Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 3 and up.

  • Reacting to Lincoln’s Assassination

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    How did people around the United States feel after the death of President Abraham Lincoln? Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 5 and up.

  • Ford’s Theatre After the Assassination

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    Ford’s Education explores what happened to the building after the assassination and how it came to be a working theatre once more. Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 5 and up.

  • Exploring Lincoln in Washington

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    Explore President Abraham Lincoln’s Washington, D.C. Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 3 and up.