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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration:  5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Learn all about the fascinating life and violent death of one of America's most beloved presidents, Abraham Lincoln, on this Washington DC tour. Take a guided tour of Ford's Theatre, where Lincoln was shot in 1865, and browse exhibits about the days after the assassination and Lincoln's legacy. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of Lincoln's Cottage, where the president worked on his famous Emancipation Proclamation. This tour is a must-do for Civil War buffs and anyone who wants to know more about one of the most admired figures in world history.

Highlights

  • Tour of historical sites in Washington DC related to the life and death of President Abraham Lincoln
  • Go on a guided tour of Ford's Theatre, where Lincoln was shot, and learn more about the days that followed
  • Browse the Center for Education and Leadership's exhibits about Lincoln's assassination and his impact
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Lincoln's Cottage, where Lincoln lived during part of his presidency

What You Can Expect

The Abraham Lincoln Experience Coach Tour in Washington DC

Lincolns Cottage

At Washington DC's Union Station, board your comfortable coach and head to Ford's Theatre, where President Abraham Lincoln was watching a play when he was shot on April 14, 1865. Take a 1-hour guided tour of the grand old theater and nearby Petersen House, where the 16th US President died. Next door to the Petersen House is the Center for Education and Leadership, where you can learn about the aftermath of the assassination and Lincoln's influence around the world.

Take a lunch break (own expense) before heading to Lincoln's Cottage, a Gothic Revival Cottage in northwest Washington DC. For 13 months, President Lincoln lived at this cottage and commuted to the White House, and it was here that he composed his Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves during the American Civil War. During your 1-hour guided tour of Lincoln's Cottage, see memorabilia belonging to the president and learn more about his public and personal life.

Your 5.5-hour exploration of the President Lincoln's life, death, and legacy concludes at Union Station.
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