Take an intimate tour of the historic theatre.
Explore the events surrounding President Lincoln’s assassination at Ford’s Theatre. Learn about the guests who attended with the President and First Lady and why the President was unguarded that evening. Discover how John Wilkes Booth’s plan to kidnap the President evolved into the assassination plot. See the ante-room to the President’s Box, where Booth waited to shoot the president. Hear how Booth escaped and how the crowd reacted. Tickets to see the Museum, Petersen House or Center for Education and Leadership must be reserved separately.
Length: 1 hour. Recommended for ages 8 and older.