Ford's Theater and Lincoln Museum
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Restored in 1968, the 19th Century Ford's Theater is where President Lincoln was assassinated on April 14th, 1865. The Lincoln Museum depicts the elaborate conspiracy planned by actor John Wilkes Booth, a supporter of the Confederate States of America, to assassinate the President, the Vice President and the Secretary of State in an attempt to throw the Nation into further political chaos. The theater is open to visitors during the week, but may be closed on Thursdays and other evenings due to rehearsals and matinee performances.

Ford's Theater information:
  511 10th Street, NW Washington DC 20004, USA  
  Phone - +1 202 347 4833 Fax: +1 202 638 1001  
  Nearest Subway - Gallery Place  

Museum open 7 days 9am - 5pm The Theater is closed Thurs noon-3:30pm & Sun 2-5pm for matinee performances.

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