Lincoln's Assassination Walking Tour

4.5 / 5

8 reviews

Lincoln's Assassination Walking Tour

From $65 per person

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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Live tour guide
English

Experience

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

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

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      4.5 /5

      based on 8 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        5/5
      • Value for money
        4.4/5
      • Service
        4/5
      • Organization
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      June 15, 2021

      Out tour guide was quite knowledgeable about many details yet the tour would have been more fulfilling by including visits to Ford’s Theatre and the hone where Lincoln died.

      June 11, 2021

      This was an absolutely fantastic tour! Brilliant guide and execution!

      March 12, 2020

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