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Ford’s Theatre is a national historic site and theatre producing live performances. Today, Ford’s offers inspiring theatrical productions, interactive museum exhibits and engaging education programs.
Ford’s Theatre is a public-private partnership between the National Park Service and Ford’s Theatre Society. It re-opened in 1968.
It is the location of President Abraham Lincoln's assasination in 1865. The restored site remains a functioning theater. Across the street is Petersen House, where the wounded President later died. Advance tickets are $2.50. A limited number of free tickets are available at the Ford’s Theatre Box Office beginning at 8:30 a.m. for same-day tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check the website calendar for visitor availability.