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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
1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500
National Mall
+1 202-208-1631
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Even though you could not go inside, we were glad that we walked past it. Interesting to see the police etc standing guard, the protesters standing opposite with the placards. As it is coming up to Christmas a huge Christmas tree and model village was...More

Thank Makingmemories13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

TIP: You need to contact your Congressman 90-92 Days out from the day you wish visit WH, as that is when they open dates. We had a blast! Every citizen should visit in their lifetime. You can feel the history as you walk through the...More

Thank DidITellYouThis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve always wanted to go and see this place but when I reached there I was disappointed. We were unable to go close as most of the roads were blocked and there was some protest going on. The guards there were not very friendly and...More

Thank Jansher B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone who visits DC wants to go to the White House. It is the home of the American President while in office.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have not seen the White House in person, go see it. It's the President's House and has a lot of history but don't get too excited. I would go and see it and enjoy it but not much else to do than just...More

Thank TMcKenna137
Reviewed 5 days ago

No visit to Washington would be complete without a visit to the White House. A large imposing building. Somehow I expected it to be more rural that right in the middle of the city. Still a beautiful site to visit even if we were surrounded...More

Thank Bucketgob
Reviewed 5 days ago

The building is very pretty but it's exactly what you would think. It's a typical tourist attraction in DC. Take a photo or 2 and keep walking.

Thank espeesh
Reviewed 5 days ago

First, there are 3 check points. Why 3? Don't the first two get it right? Then, you only see the first floor. Room after room with different color names. Melania's decorations were beautiful. President Trump was upstairs...was hoping to see him. Lol...

Thank B7889VBalanh
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an obvious must see while in DC. Whether you like the sitting president or not, it is an amazing building with a rich history. Be sure to check in advance for tickets to tour it. We unfortunately did not.

Thank Kirstie N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were luck to see the president Helicopters landing inthe rear of the WH at night. WoW, Quite the scene. Lovely pics at night, all look so sterile and anticeptic...

Thank txjeffro22
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30 November 2017|
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Response from 258terim | Reviewed this property |
No restrooms on the tour. The visitor's center is not on the White House grounds. It is down the street a bit. I recommend a visit to the Visitor's Center as well. It opens early, 730a I believe. You can use the restrooms... More
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.
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.