The safety of our visitors is very important to the management and staff of Ford's Theatre. Click Here for additional information for your travels throughout National Mall and Memorial Parks.
Dress appropriately for the season
For the warmer months, wear light airy clothing and wide brim hats for protection from the sun. In colder months, you'll want to layer-up your clothing. Check the weather the day of your visit.
Should be comfortable with treaded soles to prevent slippage.
Washington, DC is an active city. Stay aware of your surroundings, stick with your buddy or group, and designate a rendezvous point in case you get separated. Be sure to have cell phones available.
If an emergency arises, contact the U.S. Park Police at 202-610-7500 or call 911.