Directions and Parking

Ford’s Theatre is located in downtown Washington, D.C., near many other historical and cultural attractions and museums.

Address:
511 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Driving Directions

From Maryland (Baltimore):

  • Take Hwy 295 (Baltimore /Washington Parkway) south to New York Avenue /Rt. 50 West (right exit).
  • Follow New York Avenue/Rt/ 50 West and eventually, number streets get smaller and then larger again.
  • Turn left onto 5th Street.
  • Turn right onto F Street.
  • Turn left onto 10th Street, NW.
  • The theatre is half way down the block on the left side.

From Maryland (Northwest, DC):

  • From the Beltway (Hwy 495) take the Georgia Avenue exit South.
  • Stay in the right-hand lane taking the split to 16th Street, NW.
  • Follow 16th Street for quite a ways into downtown.
  • Continue through the alphabet streets until you reach K Street.
  • Turn left onto K Street.
  • Turn right onto 11th Street, NW.
  • Turn left onto F Street, NW.
  • Turn right onto 10th Street, NW.

From Virginia (Richmond):

  • Take Interstate 95 to Hwy 395 north to Washington, DC.
  • Follow 395 over the 14th Street Bridge and continue past the National Mall.
  • Turn right onto F Street, NW.
  • Turn right onto 10th Street, NW.

From Virginia (Fairfax):

  • Take Hwy 66 and cross the Roosevelt Bridge.
  • Follow the signs for Constitution Avenue.
  • Continue on Constitution Avenue until 12th Street, NW.
  • Turn left onto 12th Street.
  • Turn right onto F Street, NW.
  • Turn right onto 10th Street.

Parking Suggestions Near Ford’s Theatre:

MarcPark
950 F Street, NW (Entrance on 10th Street; elevator directly to theatre lobby)
0.00 mi. from Ford’s Theatre
(202) 347-7160

Hours: Open Mon.-Thurs. 6 a.m. to midnight, Fri. 6 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sat. 8 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sun. 8 a.m. to midnight
During the week rates by the hour with maximum.
Evenings after 5 p.m. and all weekend – Flat $15.

Colonial Parking
555 11th Street, NW (Entrance on 11th Street between E and F)
0.10 mi. from Ford’s Theatre
(202) 783-0159

Hours: Open Mon.-Thurs. 5:30 a.m. to midnight, Fri. 5:30 a.m. to 4 a.m., Sat. 9 a.m. to 4 a.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to midnight
During the week rates by the hour with maximum.
Mon.-Thurs. after 5 p.m. – Flat $11
Fri. after 5 p.m. and all weekend – Flat $16.
You park your car yourself.

QuikPark (Grand Hyatt Hotel)
1001 G Street, NW (Entrance on 10th Street)
0.30 mi. from Ford’s Theatre
(202) 582-1234

Hours: Open 24 hours
During the week rates by the hour with maximum.
No special evening and weekend rates.
Valet on weekdays; you park your car yourself in the evenings and on weekends.

The above garages are not affiliated with Ford's Theatre. All hours and rates subject to change. Please call first for the most up-to-date information.

Metro Directions
Ford’s Theatre is located near three metro stops.

Metro Center: Red, Blue, Orange and Silver lines

  • Take the 11th Street exit.
  • Walk straight ahead to the corner which is 11th and F Streets, NW.
  • Turn left and go one block to 10th Street.
  • Turn right onto 10th.
  • Ford’s Theatre is located on the left, half way down the block between F and E streets.

Gallery Place: Red, Green and Yellow lines

  • Take the G Street exit.
  • Walk straight ahead toward F Street. At F Street, take a right and walk one block to 10th Street, NW.
  • Turn left on 10th Street and walk one block.
  • Ford’s Theatre is located on the left, between F and E streets.

Archives/Navy Memorial: Yellow and Green lines

  • Exit at Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Walk to 10th Street and turn right.
  • Walk one block to Theatre located on the right between E and F streets.

For more detailed information, visit Metro’s website.