Guided tour

Lincoln's Assassination Walking Tour

4.7 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: Visit DC Tours

Lincoln's Assassination Walking Tour

Activity provider: Visit DC Tours
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From US$ 65 per person

Likely to sell out

Join this story-telling tour that explores the fateful night of Lincoln's Assassination and the events leading up to it.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Learn more about the assassination
  • Visit Vice President Andrew Johnson's Hotel
  • Go to Ford's Theatre
Full description
The trajectory of this nation was changed on one night in a small family run theater when President Lincoln was murdered in cold blood. What lead up that moment? Who was behind this coordinated plot? The entire story is stranger than fiction and on this two hour walking tour you will trace the steps of the killers and learn all about this dark night. It is a story filled with intrigue, mystery and betrayal. Join this family friendly tour and see why this is one of our highest rated tours in Washington. You'll learn about the events that led up to the attempted assassination of the Secretary of State and the Vice President, as well as the assassination of President Lincoln. Following in his footsteps from the White House to Ford's Theatre to Peterson's Boarding House, where he took his final breath.
  • Access to Ford's Theater
  • Live tour guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Please meet your guide at Lafayette Square, in front of the statue of Andrew Jackson.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Whilst the tour will visit Ford's Theatre, entrance inside may not be possible.
    Customer reviews

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    4.7 /5

    based on 12 reviews

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    June 5, 2022

    This was a really interesting tour! The guide was very knowledgeable about the events. The tour was a easy pace of stopping to listen and walking. I would highly recommend this tour!

    May 31, 2022

    Katherine made this fun and super informative. This tour is DEFINITELY worth it!

    March 19, 2022

    Product ID: 109513