Ford’s Theatre strives to make art and history accessible to people with disabilities by removing barriers and providing opportunities.

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Ford’s Theatre offers an elevator from the lower-level museum to the lobby and balcony levels. The Center for Education and Leadership also has an elevator to exhibit levels and to the back porch of the Petersen House.

Accessible seating is offered in both the rear orchestra and the balcony sections of the theatre.

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Ford's Theatre offers audio-described and captioned performances.

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Ford’s Theatre also offers sign-language interpretation upon request for Ranger tours, walking tours, One Destiny and one-night only events. Requests for sign-language interpreters must be received at least two weeks prior to the event. For more information, please call our box office at 202-347-4833 or email

Last updated: October 7, 2015

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900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024



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