Virtual Tour of Ford's Theatre
Go on a virtual tour of Ford’s Theatre. See inside the Presidential Box and learn more about the events of April 14, 1865.
During the government shutdown, the Aftermath Exhibits in the Center for Education and Leadership will be open for daytime visitation. The historic site (theatre, museum, Petersen House) will be closed for daytime visitation. Performances of "Twelve Angry Men" will go on as scheduled.
Listen to a National Park Service Ranger cover the events of the assassination.
See the theatre on a self-guided tour and look at the President's Box from the balcony.
See a 30-minute play that tells the story of the assassination through the eyes of the audience in the theatre that night. Tickets are an additional $5.
Behind closed doors, tensions run high as a lone juror argues the innocence of a teenager accused of murder. In this provocatively resonant American drama, 12 jurors from all strata of society revisit the evidence, debate the issue of reasonable doubt and confront each other's personal biases.