Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership
Image: Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. The new museum, located across from Ford's Theatre and next door to the house where Lincoln died, will open in time for President's Day. ((AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin))
The Ford's Theatre, a landmark and tourist destination in DC because it is where President Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth, is opening a museum and educational facility across the street. The facility will be open for free as part of an open house on February 20th, which is Presidents Day, and will be open to the public with an admission charge starting on February 21st.