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White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500
+1 202-208-1631
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One of America's most recognizable historical and political symbols is also the home and office of the President of the United States.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“secret service” (389 reviews)
“east room” (76 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500
National Mall
+1 202-208-1631
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Reviewed today

It's not like you can get close to it. We tried to see it on our 2nd day in D.C. but all roads leading to it were closed. I understand this is a common occurrence. So we tried again and we're able to view( ?)...More

Thank Tina K
Reviewed today

Just had alook at this place more for its importance than for its beuty. Walked inside for a while and had a look and buying some gifts in a shop inside the White House is all what one can do. Took a photograph in fromt...More

Thank SivasankaranT
Reviewed yesterday

I was visiting DC and was lucky enough to get an opportunity to visit the White House. The history of the building was very evident and interesting. The Presidential portraits, furniture and decor made this a great visit. As a Canadian I was very impressed...More

Thank warrenonline
Reviewed yesterday

No inside visit but the view of the exterior was worth the visit. It is a beautiful example of architecture! My granddaughters were amazed that they had finally seen a place that they had only seen in photos. It was well the travel and they...More

Thank sheilal170
Reviewed yesterday

This is must for your DC visit. However nowadays they dont allow you to see this from inside and need prior approvals for the same but still worth seeing it from a distance.

Thank MalpaniM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Neat little tour of the East Wing of the White House. You need to schedule this a few months in advance. I did so through my representative but I think you can go online and do it that way. You go through 4 security check...More

1  Thank nestingdoll
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed visiting the White House with a tour group. I will say that current political situations have dampened the mood of visiting the people's house. In order to go inside, you have to go through your congressman to request. It usually takes 3-6 months.

Thank Tonya S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very organized security procedures making entry streamlined. I wish I could have seen Mr President but I was thankful to get in, thanks to my congressman staff from Illinois. I would recommend going through the process to get in but do so several months in...More

Thank TinaLouisego
Reviewed 2 days ago

The White House is one of the top places in Washington D.C. It's really worth knowing, it's beautiful and has an impressive architecture. The entire neighborhood has a beautiful architecture. But it's to give a pass, because you can only see from the outside.

Thank yarabroek
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's mandatory if you come to DC, however you can't get too close and you also can't see too much. It's a long walk around the block, fully understandable that it's barricade city, but kinda weird that it's really not that tourist friendly given the...More

Thank Whatttup G
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Zuolin C
I already read of the prohibited items online (no strollers, bags, food/water, etc.) I am traveling with 3 kids ages 15 months, 3 and 5 and will have both a double stroller plus a single stroller so not having these items when we don't have a car in DC is a non starter. Since we have 3 adults, could one of the adults wait with all our "stuff" and the adults take turns to go into the visitor center? Is there a waiting spot? If not we will just skip this.
3 June 2017|
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Response from DNourse | Reviewed this property |
There is no waiting spot, except outside the gates. The tours are scheduled, so you would have to take two tours. Once in line to get in, there are 3 security checks before you actually get inside. This routine takes about... More
Susan R
what to wear for white house tour
19 May 2017|
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Response from 349Charles25 | Reviewed this property |
The White House does not have a dress code, but since the is the best address in the nation, it's appropriate to be respectful and not dress too casual. Skip the shorts and jeans and flip flops and aim for a 'business... More
Cana K
We finally got our confirmation to see the White House on May 18th! I'm pretty excited, but still wondering a bit what we're going to see. I've seen the map from the website, so not talking about the inside, but do you get to walk around the outside and tour the gardens?
5 May 2017|
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Response from Sabtodd01 | Reviewed this property |
no. I'm sorry to say this but, you do not get to wander the White House lawn or grounds. While we were there, there were meetings in some of the locations the public does not have access to. You will see half a dozen rooms... More