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How To Reach the Memorials

Ford's Theatre (Lincoln Museum) is located at 511 Tenth Street NW., between E and F Streets, and the House Where Lincoln Died is just across the street at 516 Tenth Street. No parking facilities are available. Streetcars and buses, however, stop only a short distance from the area.


The Lincoln Museum and the House Where Lincoln Died are National Memorials administered by National Capital Parks, a unit of the National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. All inquiries should be addressed to the Superintendent, National Capital Parks, Interior Building, Washington 25, D. C.

Related Areas

In addition to the Lincoln Museum and the House Where Lincoln Died, the National Capital Parks also administers the Lincoln Memorial. Other areas of the National Park System relating to Lincoln are the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, Hodgenville, Ky., and the Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pa.

Visitor Facilities

The Lincoln Museum is open from 9 a. m. to 9 p. m., and the House Where Lincoln Died from 9 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. on weekdays. Both buildings open at 12:30 p. m. and close at the usual time on Sundays and holidays, except on Christmas when both memorials are closed. There is a small admission fee, which is waived for children and educational groups.

Illustrated talks on the assassination of Lincoln and the history of Ford's Theatre are scheduled regularly at the Lincoln Museum and special guide and lecture services are available to groups and organizations by appointment.


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