Entry to the renovated Ford’s Theatre Museum though a train car.
Photo © Maxwell MacKenzie

Ford’s@5 Tours

Explore Ford’s Theatre after hours!

90 minutes
Recommended for ages 21 and up

Starting this February, learn about President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination by exploring the museum and historic theatre through an intimate, guided tour after visiting hours. Discover details about the assassination plot with original artifacts collected as evidence in the trial against John Wilkes Booth and his co-conspirators. Hear the testimonies of witnesses present at Ford’s Theatre that fateful night in 1865. The tour will be followed by a 30-minute open dialogue with the tour guide over wine and cheese. Tours will run at 5 p.m. on February 25, 2024 – May 12, 2024. Check our calendar for specific dates.