Ford's Theatre

Local nameFord's Theatre
LocationWashington D.C., United States

Opened in the 1860s, this theater is known as the place of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865. While performing Our American Cousin, one of the stage actors shot the president in the head. The theater still stages plays and also organizes historic tours which will inform you about the history of the place as well as the assassination.

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Opening hours

Box Office: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Day of evening performance: 8:30 am - 8 pm
Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


General admission fee: $3

More information and contact


Official website




Phone +1 202 347 4833

Address 511 Tenth St, NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

Coordinates 38°53'47.93" N -77°1'32.381" E

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