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...
On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln in his box seat here. Timed-entry tickets let you see the flag-draped...
Federal Bureau of Investigation
This concrete, brutalist affront to all that is good and holy should be seen, if only to say you have laid eyes on – and we’re not...
The historical theater – where John Wilkes Booth killed Abraham Lincoln – stages works related to Lincoln’s life and times (including...
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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Petersen House information
After being shot at Ford’s Theatre, the unconscious president was carried across the street to die at Petersen House. Its tiny, unassuming rooms create a moving personal portrait of the president’s slow and tragic death. Entrance to the home is in conjunction with the Ford’s Theatre tour, so obtain tickets at the box office there.