Phased Reopening of Ford’s Theatre Site Announced by Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service
Reopening for Museum and Theatre Wednesday, October 14, 2020; Advance Ticket Reservations Required; Tickets for October 14-18 available online beginning October 13 at 10 a.m; Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits Remain Closed
Washington – Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service announce a phased reopening schedule for Ford’s Theatre and the Ford’s Theatre Museum beginning Wednesday, October 14, 2020, with advance tickets required. Tickets for October 14-18 will be available online beginning October 13, 2020, at 10 a.m. Following the initial opening, Ford’s Theatre and its museum will operate with a modified schedule for daytime visitation on Wednesdays through Sundays with required advance tickets. Timed entry to Ford’s Theatre and museum will be available on the hour from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The site will be closed during the 1 p.m. hour for cleaning. Adhering to capacity policies set forth by DC Health, a maximum number of 25 visitors per hour are permitted in the building during this stage of reopening.