White House, Washington, District of Columbia
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Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States.
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Tour requests must be submitted through your Member of Congress. Requests can be submitted up to six months in advance and at least 21 days in advance. White House tours may be subject to last-minute cancellation. If you are a citizen of a foreign country, please contact your embassy in Washington, DC, for assistance in submitting a tour request.
Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20500| Map
Hours: Tue-Thu 7:30 am - 11 am, Fri 7:30 am - 12 pm, Sat 7:30 am - 1 pm. More Info
Price: Free More Info
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We had an excellent time at the Whitehouse. Getting tickets is pretty tricky - but worth it. We had a 7:30 a.m. tour (you don't get to pi...
Every American Should Go
This is the self guided tour. It requires an application through your member of Congress. This is something you must plan on doing in advance! This is one of those iconic tourist things every American should do. We took our kids out of school in the morning for this tour. It’s self guided, however, the guards in every room are very well educated in the architecture, history and artifacts in each room. You get to see inside of several rooms, as well as walk through the Gold State Dining Room. We entered from the East Executive Avenue (between the White House and the Treasury Building) and exited through the front door on Pennsylvania Avenue. The worst part is waiting in line to get in. We were there 20 minute...
Plan ahead, this is worth it
The White House tour and become very short for a time, but our tour was outstanding. We booked through our Senator 3 months in advance, we still went through 3 checkpoints on our way in and you cannot bring ANYTHING but your ID, cash and cell phone. Maybe a wallet if it fits in your pocket, no bags whatsoever, no stroller, no place to k...
Can't bring camera or purse Only money, keys
Just Heaven to be there. Tour time 730am Saturday got there at 7am and still long line. Didn't actually get in till after 8am. You wait in a very long line and enter in through the East Wing ground floor. Saw three rooms on the ground floor and then went up the stairs to the main floor. Once on the main floor not so crowded. No you don't see the second floor which is the Resident. The Preisdent has to have some privacy. We were told the Family was at home. Well it was early on Saturday morning so that made sense. Just to know that I was in the White House at the same the was great. Since there in late September crowd wasn't as bad as durring the summer I would have thought. It wasn't overly crowded. Someone ...