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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500
National Mall
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+1 202-208-1631
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I walked to dinner, and couldn't resist stopping by and admiring the White House. Whether you go on a tour, or simply want to view the grounds this is a must see stop in the Nation's Capitol.

Thank Eurotraveler110
Reviewed 2 days ago

The White House. The Executive Mansion. The literal home of the unofficial "Leader of the Free World." Whatever your political opinions are of whomever happens to be residing there at the time, getting to visit the White House is pretty cool. Heck, it takes a...More

Thank bassjwp
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did not do an inside tour, but seeing the outside wasn’t as cool as I was thinking it would be. Maybe would have helped if I was more supportive of the current president. Gift shop was nice (on the north end)

Thank Ebecquer21
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved visiting the White House but be prepared it’s a lot of work to make arrangements to visit. We had to apply to our congressman 3months out. They gave us a very early timed visit. It was worth it and it has been beautiful...More

Thank gallerygirl09
Reviewed 2 days ago

After requesting visitor passes months in advance we received them. Do follow all instructions given with them. There were numerous security points. The rooms you are allowed to see are impressive, but limited

Thank rimaSC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you only just walk around and take a look it well worth your time. Yes you can't get as close as you used to be able but there is still plenty to see and great picture opportunities.

Thank dnship
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Neat to see a piece of history, but the actual tour takes 15-30 minutes. You don’t get to see rooms that are regularly used. You wait in line and go through security screening twice as long as the actual tour. Glad I’ve done it twice...More

Thank Jenn1115
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As you can see from the picture there weren't too many people outside. We walked up as far as we could ..took pictures and left. Thank goodness there was no fee.. would have been very disappointed.

Thank NCNJGIRLZ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You see it in a lot of movies, but in real life it looked smaller :-). Did not know it was so build into the rest of the city. Nice to see it though. Also at night with the lights on it is cool to...More

Thank Soverdam
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've seen the white house several times from behind the fence, but I was able to book a tour with my representative and finally see the inside. I requested a tour about two months in advance, which was plenty of time. The tour was for...More

Thank thedaydreamer92
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jbzmom71
26 October 2017|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
It is self paced so once you get through security and get in the White House I was probably in there for 45 minutes. Depending on how many pictures you take and look at items you could take 30 minutes to an hour.
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snowballs21
22 October 2017|
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Response from Larry F | Reviewed this property |
The place to start from is the US embesy, they should be able to help get started.
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elizabethbshannon
19 October 2017|
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Response from DMEReh | Reviewed this property |
Wait in line along the side street is about 45 minutes. But, you don't go right in. Your paperwork is checked twice in line while in back of WH, before entering the bldg. Can't bring in camera with removable lens, no bags... More
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