4 Mar 2014

Did you know that Kathy Bates, the Oscar-, Golden Globe-, and Tony Award- winning actress has a connection to the Lincoln assassination?

Kathy was born in Memphis, TN, in 1948 to Langdon and Bertye Bates. Her great-great- grandfather was President Andrew Jackson'spersonal physician, but it was her paternal grandfather, Finis Langdon Bates, that links Kathy to John Wilkes Booth.

Museum Hours

The museum will open for the 2014 season on Saturday, March 29th. Normal hours are every Wednesday and Saturday, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Sunday hours are 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Tours start every 30 minutes, on the hour and half-hour; the last tour begins at 3:30 pm. The museum is closed on Easter Sunday. The last day of the regular season will be in November.

We will reopen for one weekend early in December for our 13th Victorian Christmas. Hours for this event will be 11 a.m. to 8 pm. The museum will reopen the last Saturday of March, 2015.

Subscribe to The Dr. Mudd House Museum RSS