Plan Your Visit
At Ford’s Theatre we are committed to ensuring visitors of all abilities can experience the performance, exhibits, history and programs our site has to offer.
- Tickets to visit Ford’s Theatre and Museum through May 31, 2023, are now on sale. Our visitation schedule varies from week to week; be sure to check our calendar when planning your visit.
- Every visitor needs a ticket. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. A limited number of free entry tickets are available at the box office on a first-come basis.
- Entry capacities are limited at this time. If you would like to reserve for a group of 10 or more, please email [email protected] for availability.
- We have timed-entry every half hour. The Theatre is not included in every ticket. Certain entries only include visits to the Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits.
- Click here to read our full safety protocol.
Information on Visiting Ford’s Theatre
Historic Site Visit Guidelines
Read details on visiting the Ford’s Theatre Historic Site.
At Ford’s Theatre, we are committed to ensuring visitors of all abilities can experience the performances, exhibits, history and programs our site has to offer.
Parking & Metro
Read information on how to visit Ford’s by car or metro.
If you are looking for a place to eat near Ford’s Theatre, below are recommended dining options. Please call ahead as operating status and hours may have changed.
Treat friends and loved ones to a night out at the theatre. Or give them a chance to explore the history of Ford’s Theatre and Lincoln’s legacy.