Where Abraham Lincoln’s Legacy Lives
The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Lincoln, Ford’s Theatre holds a unique place in United States history. A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center, Ford’s Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, D.C., to explore Lincoln’s ideals and leadership principles. Ford’s Theatre explores the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and the American experience through theatre, history and education. Learn more at fords.org.