Petersen House

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Washington, DC , USA
516 10th St NW
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Metro: Metro Center
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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.