The White House

The White House

Government Building, Historic Site, and Monument / Landmark
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW (btwn 15th St NW & 17th St NW), Washington, D.C. 20500, United States
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  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM

The White House is the official residence & principal workplace of the President of the United States. The house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban, and built between 1792 & 1800 of white-painted Aquia Creek sandstone in the Neoclassical style. Residence of every U.S. p... (See all)

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    Secret service is everywhere, the bushes, the roof... you name it.(5 Tips)

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  • Erika C.

    Linda, em qualquer estação do ano!

    Erika Cunha · 1 day ago
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  • Aaron S.

    Very crowded. View from the back is better and closer. Need to get yours months in advance.

    Aaron Smith · 1 week ago
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  • Niels S.

    Come to the white houses garden tours in spring!

    Niels Swimberghe · 1 week ago
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  • Jason H.

    It's a really big government building where the President lives. Good luck getting a great view. Oh and don't pretend that you might climb over the fence. They don't find it funny.

    Jason H. · 2 weeks ago
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  • Alexandre R.

    Impossible d'aller à Washington sans aller voir la Maison Blanche !

    Alexandre Rocourt · 3 weeks ago
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  • Vlad S.

    Impossível não visitar. É como ir à Roma e não ver o papa

    Vlad Santos · April 21
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  • Okan B.

    Dünyayı buradan yönetiyorlar ;)

    Okan Barlas · April 21
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  • Anisa K.

    Nice place

    Anisa Karina · April 18
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  • Apeksha S.

    So crowded during the.cherry festival weekend. But a must visit nevertheless.

    Apeksha Shenoy · April 16
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  • Trever L.

    Difficult to get a good view.

    Trever Loynd · April 14
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  • Shay

    Take along a phone camera so you can take pictures right after existing the White House.

    Shay · April 12
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  • Tülay Ö.

    Tel örgünün önünde fotoraf çektirmek isteyenlere.. :) içeri girilmiyor tabiiki

    Tülay Önsal · April 11
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  • Javier

    Saludando al jefe. Un tópico. Mola de día y de noche.

    Javier · April 6
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  • Charlotte G.

    Very nice building!

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  • Jason M.

    Who wouldn't love the White House? A great photo opportunity.

    Jason Monstrola · March 31
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  • YE JI L.

    오아!! 진짜 하~~~ 얗다ㅋ 산책한다고 슬렁슬렁 걸었는데 어느새 백악관... 쪼리신고 나왔는데 ㅋㅋㅋ

    YE JI Lee · March 30
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  • Iulia O.

    That's the best place to see in Washington. The view is amazing and the gardens are beautiful.

    Iulia Oprea · March 28
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  • Alexander A.

    Поработаем

    Alexander A. · March 26
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  • Bryan S.

    😶 silent

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  • Sipho M.

    I was there with my children. And they did have a Great time.

    Sipho Masuku · March 20
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  • The Churchill Hotel

    It's the official residence of the President of the United States, what's there to miss?

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  • Laura B.

    Nice architecture

    Laura Becerra · March 16
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  • Stephen S.

    You can't get close to the fence on the north side due to a barrier, but you can on the south side so you can take a picture without the fence in the way.

    Stephen Schimpf · March 12
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  • Stephen S.

    You can apply to take the White House tour six months in advance but no later than 21 days before you indent to visit.

    Stephen Schimpf · March 12
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  • Alexander S.

    This place was great, must see!

    Alexander Stamey · March 11
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  • DoubleDeuce

    Ask the secret service guards to tell you interesting stories. They have some gems hidden within them. But don't ask about Katy Perry. Just don't.

    DoubleDeuce · March 3
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  • S A.

    Seriously, machine guns?

    S A · February 26
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  • Charlotte 💀

    Nie echt speciaal, veel beveiliging 👎👎

    Charlotte 💀 · February 9
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  • e a.

    7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Fridays, and 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturdays. (Public) Guided tours have to be requested through your Representative/Senator (4-6 months in advance)

    e a · January 13
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  • Chicho Valentino R.

    Dejemos de ser nosotros para imaginar que existimos. Love Chicho Read more

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  • Luis S.

    De Los lugares más Hermosos de Washington

    Luis Santiago · January 9
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  • Ilya S.

    Beautiful city

    Ilya Sudarikov · January 8
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  • Fernando Viana M.

    Principal ponto de visita em Washington!!!

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  • Fernando A.

    Lugar mais importante da Terra!

    Fernando Assis · January 5
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  • Guilherme U.

    Depois de muitas ocorrencias, a Casa Branca ficou um pouco mais distante do público e bem mais vigiada pela segurança. Mesmo assim, dá para curtir o lugar

    Guilherme Umeda · January 3
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  • Leo D. P.

    Obama.....

    Leo D. Penrose · December 31, 2014
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  • Melissa M.

    My daughter was excited to stop by the whitehouse.. it was not as big as she thought it would be!

    Melissa Michaud Nishan · December 17, 2014
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  • Claire M.

    It was smaller than I expected !

    Claire Mae · December 16, 2014
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  • Biz T.

    It really is white

    Biz Traveldude · December 16, 2014
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  • Dustin H.

    What's not to love...

    Dustin Haley · December 15, 2014
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  • Daryana

    #1 attraction in Washington DC. Around Christmas you can enjoy the beautiful Christmas tree)

    Daryana · December 14, 2014
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  • Israel K.

    Highly recommend the peanut M&Ms of you can make it through security.

    Israel Klein · December 13, 2014
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  • Harout E.

    So this is it?

    Harout Ekmanian · November 26, 2014
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  • Cláudio Aníbal C.

    Tomar um café com o Obhama

    Cláudio Aníbal Cleto · November 15, 2014
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  • JR L.

    In advanced Reserved two months ago, you can see only outside with polices.

    JR Lee · November 10, 2014
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  • Melissa L.

    You might get a better photo a little further away so that the fence isn't so prominent

    Melissa Lee · November 5, 2014
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  • Norah Sonya E.

    The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.

    Norah Sonya Elamir · November 3, 2014
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  • Karina R.

    Imponente!!

    Karina Rodriguez · October 23, 2014
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  • Alexey S.

    Неплохая прогулочная, закрытая от трафика территория.

    Alexey Shacz · October 18, 2014
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  • Cheng Y.

    Items allowed/not allowed during the tour

    Cheng Yang · October 10, 2014
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