COVID-19 Health and Safety

All visitors must maintain appropriate face coverings in accordance with current CDC guidelines on site.

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Ford's Theatre National Historic Site began a phased reopening in May 2021.

During our current phase of reopening, we are operating with limited days and hours. The museum and theatre are open six days a week; closed only on Tuesdays. We are accepting group sales reservations to the theatre and museum only. The Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits are currently closed.

Historic site entries through May 22, 2022, will be on sale to the public beginning January 18, 2022, at 10 a.m. ET. Our visitation schedule varies from week to week this winter; be sure to check our calendar when planning your visit.

Tickets for in-person performances of the world-premiere musical Grace are now on sale. Face masks and proof of full vaccination, or qualifying negative COVID-19 tests, are required for all performance patrons, regardless of age. Visit our COVID-19 Health & Safety page for more details. 


The company of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."
The company of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." Photo by Gary Erskine.

“For the past 42 years, I have been bringing students to D.C. Ford's Theatre has always delivered wonderful performances.”

- Mike Crabtree, Principal at Silver Creek High School