10th Street, NW closure

Due to utility work, the intersection of 10th Street and F Street is currently closed and inaccessible to vehicular traffic. The Atlantic Building parking garage can be accessed by turning north on 10th Street from E Street NW. Please use extreme caution when accessing the garage as the block serves 2-way traffic during this closure. Please allow for extra time to arrive at the museum and theatre.

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The site of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.

We are excited to welcome back you back to the historic site. Read more about our reopening plan. Advance tickets are strongly encouraged.

Visit Ford’s Theatre and step back in time. While at our historic site, you will learn about the events of April 14, 1865, and the lasting impact of Lincoln’s assassination on our nation. We are a popular Washington, D.C., tourist destination and welcome more than 650,000 visitors a year. 

Tips for your visit
  • Tickets to visit Ford's Theatre and Museum through August 31, 2022, are now on sale. Our visitation schedule varies from week to week; be sure to check our calendar when planning your visit.
  • Every visitor needs a ticket. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. A limited number of free entry tickets are available at the box office on a first-come basis.
  • Entry capacities are limited at this time. If you would like to reserve for a group of 10 or more, please email groups@fords.org for availability.
  • We have timed-entry every half hour. The Theatre is not included in every ticket. Certain entries only include visits to the Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits.