The Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre, Petersen House) and the Center for Education and Leadership will close early on December 24 and will be closed on December 25.


Daytime Visit, Walking Tour and Performance Tickets can be reserved in five ways:

  • Online via Ticketmaster
  • By Phone via Ticketmaster: (800) 982-2787
  • In person at the Ford's Theatre Box Office (511 10th St. NW, Washington, DC)
  • Through our Group Sales Office (for groups of 15 or more)
  • Members may call the Membership Hotline at (202) 434-9545.

The Ford’s Theatre Box Office is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Regular hours are:

  • When there is an evening performance: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • When there is no evening performance: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • When there is a History on Foot walking tour: 8:30 a.m. until the tour begins

Seating Chart
View the different seating sections. You can choose your own seats when purchasing through thanks to a new interactive seating chart.

Discounted Tickets
Ford’s Theatre offers a variety of discounts.

Ticket Donations
If you have purchased Ford’s Theatre performance tickets through the Membership Department or Group Sales Office and can no longer use your seats, you have the option to return your tickets for a tax-deductible donation.

Gift Certificates
Ford's Theatre offers a range of gift certificates that are perfect for giving at any occasion. For more information, please call the Box Office at (202) 347-4833.

Please note: Ticketmaster is the official ticket purveyor for Ford’s Theatre events. Only tickets sold by Ticketmaster, Ford’s Theatre and outlets authorized by Ford’s Theatre will be accepted and good for entry. Tickets sold through re-sale outlets and websites will not be honored. Ford’s Theatre reserves the right to: 1) Limit sales to 10 tickets per household, per production; 2) Require photo ID and full contact information for every purchase; 3) Refuse sales at any time due to limited availability or to any patrons reaching the limits previously noted; 4) Refuse to sell tickets to identified ticket resellers; 5) Revoke any tickets sold to identified ticket resellers through a full refund at face value. There are no refunds or exchanges unless a performance is canceled. Ford’s Theatre Society does not recommend children younger than five attend mainstage performances; all guests regardless of age are required to have a ticket.

Jenny Fellner and Euan Morton in "Parade." Photo by T. Charles Erickson