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Guided Tour

Guided Tour

25th August 2019, 5pm

This event has passed and is shown for archival purposes only.

In this guided tour, you’ll discover the details of Lincoln’s assassination and the fate of those involved in that historic event. Stops on the tour include: Balcony and Orchestra levels of the historic theatre; Entrance to the President’s Box, where Booth waited to shoot the President; the historic stage, where you can see the theatre from an actor’s perspective; and the back alley, where you can follow Booth’s escape route.

Tours are limited to 20 participants and led by a trained Ford’s Theatre guide with a passion for history. This guided tour covers the theatre only; you may wish to reserve earlier tickets to the full historic site including the museum, Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits.

Length: 1 hour. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Tickets $28.

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