Thousands visited Washington’s Navy Yard when John Wilkes Booth’s body was kept on a boat from there.  No one who was not connected to the yard was admitted.

Many gawkers expressed disappointment that Booth was not taken alive.

Source: Newspaper accounts reprinted in “The Terrible Tragedy at Washington: Assassination of President Lincoln, Last Hours and Death-Bed Scenes of the President,” Barclay & Co., 1865