On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln in his box seat here. Timed-entry tickets let you see the flag-draped...
After being shot at Ford’s Theatre, the unconscious president was carried across the street to die at Petersen House. Its tiny,...
Ford’s Theatre Center
More exhibits for Lincoln-o-philes. Displays on the 3rd and 4th floors show the assassination’s aftermath and how Lincoln's legacy lives...
E Street Cinema
The eight screens flicker with first-run independent and foreign films, documentaries and classic revivals. Crab-cake bites, chicken...
D’Oc is widely acknowledged as Washington’s best place to impress with old-school French cuisine. It’s supremely cozy, more Languedoc...
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Ford’s Theatre information
The historical theater – where John Wilkes Booth killed Abraham Lincoln – stages works related to Lincoln’s life and times (including world premieres and musicals), as well as American classics.