Petersen House

Local namePetersen House
LocationDowntown, Washington D.C., United States

Located across the street from Ford's Theatre, this is the house into which Abraham Lincoln was carried after he was shot at. Despite the aid provided by the Petersen's family, the 16th President of the US died there on April 15, 1865, at 7:22 am. The house has been turned into a museum which you can tour, learn more details about the horrific event, and explore Lincoln's legacy.

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The admission is free, but tickets are required.

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +1 202 347 4833

Address 516 10th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States

Coordinates 38°53'48.378" N -77°1'34.326" E

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