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1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20500 | 202 456-1111
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The wHite House - Historic Home of Presidents

Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue - America's most famous address - the White House is one of Washington, D.C.'s most visited attractions. Construction began in 1792 and was completed in 1800. The building was designed by Irish architect James Hoban and features three floors, 11 bays and a neoclassical design. Home to every President since John Adams, this beloved national landmark hosts more than 1,250,000 visitors each year. 
 

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 Free.
 

Hours -

 Open for tours from 7:30am-11:30am, Tuesday-Thursday; 7:30am-1:30pm, Friday & Saturday. Closed on Sunday and Federal holidays.
 

Events

  • Easter Egg Roll
  • White House Science Fair
  • National Christmas Tree lighting
 
 

Activities

  • Visitors center
  • White House tours
  • Christmas tours
  • Kitchen garden tours
  • President's Park
  • Interpretive programs
 

FAQs

  • What does the inside of the White House look Like?

    The White House features 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, and 8 staircases. The interior is decorated with historic objects, furniture, antiques, fine art, and collectibles from past Presidents, many items dating from the early 1800s. 
  • Can I go on tours of the White House?

    Yes, US citizens can schedule a tour by contacting their Member of Congress at least three weeks before visiting. International visitors can procure tickets through their embassy. Tickets are limited and hard to get during the busy summer season, so make your reservations as much as 6 months ahead to ensure you get in.
 

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